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Alexa and Amazon Echo Now Available in Brazil

Hundreds of Skills Available for Brazilian Customers, Including Show Do Milhão, Porta Dos Fundos, UOL Esporte, iFood, Leite Ninho, Cinemark, Uber, and More Brands Such as Bose, LG, Sony, JBL, Yamaha, Intelbras and Positivo Are Releasing Devices That Work with Alexa or Have Alexa Built-In Amazon announced that Alexa now speaks Brazilian Portuguese and is available for customers in Brazil. This new Alexa experience is built from the ground up for Brazil, and developers around the world are already creating skills and…

Mail Plus Partners with Wibbitz to Produce Video for Amazon Echo Show

Esteemed British Media Newsbrands Implement Automated Video Creation, Pioneering IoT Devices’ Transition from Audio to Visual Wibbitz, the leading automated video creation company, announced that it has partnered with Mail Plus, the digital subscription-based edition of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday, Britain’s most influential daily newspapers. This partnership brings the power of quick and quality video creation into the Mail Plus editorial team’s workflow. “Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday are undeniably a…

Cleverbot Makes Debut on Amazon Echo as Alexa Skill; Offers Voice Conversation and Enhanced Companionship

Evident from the recent innovations in the industry, AI will touch every aspect of life in 2017. Amazon Alexa devices are engaging humans now than they ever did. Cleverbot, a unique social-bot with its own website API, has been integrated with Amazon Echo as an Alexa Skill. The introduction of this AI-based social bot in Amazon Echo allows users to converse using voice chat.  Surprisingly, Cleverbot did not claim its spot for Amazon’s 2016-2017 Alexa Prize – an annual university-level competition for conversational AI bot…

Amazon Introduces 8 New Echo Devices

There Are Now Even More Ways to Access Alexa at Home with the All-New Echo, Echo Flex, Echo Dot with Clock, and Echo Show 8 Amazon introduced an all-new line-up of Echo devices that give you even more ways to add Alexa to your daily life—whether at home or on-the-go. Amazon also announced new Alexa features, smart home experiences, developer tools, and devices and services from eero, Ring, and other Alexa device makers. New Echo devices include: All-new Echo: Featuring an updated fabric design and even better…

85% of People Are Familiar With Amazon’s Echo, Indicating Amazon’s Dominance in the Rapidly Growing Digital Voice Assistant…

People use digital assistants to help with basic tasks and questions, but some don't use the devices frequently, indicating lost opportunities for improved efficiency. While some people raise concerns about recent privacy scandals, they are still willing to invest in digital assistants like Amazon Echo Nearly half of people (48%) currently own a digital assistant, and the most popular brand is Amazon's Echo, according to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform. Eighty-five percent of people (85%) are…

Voxprotocol Launches Among The Stars, a Space Themed Voice App for Amazon Alexa

Voxprotocol, the global leader in voice app entertainment, announced the launch of its Alexa exclusive voice app "Among The Stars," focusing on the history and exciting future of spaceflight. Among The Stars is a sonically immersive edutainment voice app that focuses on the much-needed modernization of historical space travel audio, which is currently scattered across different websites and in many different formats. Marketing Technology News: Globo Named Anchor Partner Of Plug And Play’s Media & Advertising…

Tata Capital’s Voice Bot Now Available on Amazon’s Alexa

TIA, Tata Capital’s VoiceBot is now available on Amazon’s Alexa through its Echo device Series. By following a simple one-time account linking process on Alexa, customers can access a host of services through voice commands TIA, Tata Capital’s VoiceBot is now available on Amazon’s Alexa through its Echo device Series. By following a simple one-time account linking process on Alexa, customers can access a host of services through voice commands. TIA on Alexa will provide a whole new voice assisted experience to Tata…

Echoworx’s Enhanced Multi-factor Authentication Improves Cybersecurity With User-focused Design

Clumsy and Nonintuitive User Interfaces Can Increase Security Risks Echoworx, the industry leader in message encryption, unveiled enhancements to its OneWorld cloud-based security platform with the addition of user-centric two-factor authentication (2FA), enabling enterprises of all sizes to adopt best-in-class security protocols while improving user experience. “Enterprises, customers and employees want the enhanced security that multi-factor authentication provides” “Enterprises, customers and employees want the…

Amazon Consolidates its Tech Behemoth Title Raking $70B Sales; Promises One-Day Delivery for Prime Customers

Multi-technology provider and retain giant, Amazon has announced the Q3 2019 Sales figures. It stood at $70 billion, growing the net sales by 24%, compared with $56.6 billion in third-quarter 2018. Amazon dominates the Retail, Cloud, Data storage and Voice commerce segments in the tech industry. Recently, Amazon also announced the acquisition of eHealth startup- Health Navigator – all these augurs well for Amazon partners and stakeholders. One-Day Delivery on the Cards For Jeff Bezos, CEO and Founder of Amazon, the Sales…

Amazon Is Moving Aggressively to Expand Alexa Beyond the Home, Says GlobalData

Following Amazon’s 2019 hardware launch event on Wednesday 25th September; Anisha Bhatia, Senior Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on Amazon’s expanding product range: “The buzzword at Amazon’s event was, predictably, Alexa. Amazon is moving aggressively to expand Alexa beyond the home, where the popular voice assistant has so far had the most impact. Amazon wants Alexa to become an integral part of its customers’ lives everywhere, within reach, including when they’re…

Amazon Introduces an Array of New Devices and Features to Help Make Your Home Simpler, Safer, and Smarter

No Patience Needed: Amazon’s New Certified for Humans Program Makes It Easy to Find Stress-Free Smart Home Devices That Are Actually Smart Amazon announced an array of new programs, devices, and features that make it easier than ever for customers to find, setup, and enjoy connected devices in their homes. Amazon is making smart home simpler with Certified for Humans, a new program that helps customers find products that are tested to be simple to setup and work dependably with Alexa, and new devices like the Amazon Smart…

Amazon Announces Breakthrough Collaborations with Global Retailers and TV Brands to Bring More than 15 New Fire TV Edition Devices to Europe…

Amazon and Grundig Announce the World’s First Fire TV Edition Smart TV with Far-Field Voice Control and the First-Ever Oled Fire TV Edition Smart TV for Customers in Germany and Austria Amazon, in collaboration with several of the industry’s most recognizable brands, announced a lineup of more than 15 new Fire TV Edition products for customers around the globe, including the world’s first Fire TV Edition smart TV with built-in far-field voice control, the first OLED Fire TV Edition smart TV, and the first-ever Fire TV…

Amazon.com Announces Second Quarter Sales up 20% to $63.4 Billion

Amazon.com Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019. Operating cash flow increased 65% to $36.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $21.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow increased to $25.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $10.4 billion for the trailing twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Free cash flow less principal repayments of finance leases and financing obligations increased to $16.1 billion for the…

Adobe XD Makes Machine-to-Machine Interaction a Reality; Announces Voice Integration with Amazon Alexa

Enterprise Experience builder, Adobe XD has officially announced testing Voice experience with Amazon Alexa. Adobe XD users can use these new Voice-enabled tools to export and preview voice prototypes on any Alexa-enabled device. These can be used with the Echo Dot or Echo Show to further build on XD’s existing voice prototyping capabilities introduced at MAX 2018. Earlier this month, Adobe XD recently announced support for commenting on shared prototypes from mobile devices: The convergence of Customer…

TripIt Launches New Amazon Alexa Skill

Now You Can Instantly Ask Tripit Questions Like When You Should Leave for the Airport or What Time You Land TripIt from Concur, the world's highest-rated travel-organizing app, today released a new TripIt skill for Amazon Alexa. TripIt users can now ask Alexa to instantly get details about an upcoming flight. "Now when you're home and preparing for your trip, you don't have to pick up your phone or laptop to get the flight information you need," said Jen Moyse, director of product at TripIt from Concur. "We want to…

Panopto Announces New Migration Incentives for Echo360 Customers

Financial Aid, Content Conversion, and Dedicated Professional Services Make It Easy for echo360 Customers to Switch to a Reliable Video Platform with Flexible Deployment Options, Advanced Lms Integrations, and Industry-Leading Customer Support  Panopto, the leading video platform provider in higher education, announced new migration incentives for Echo360 customers. The incentives are part of Panopto's Echo360 migration program, which consists of a content conversion tool, professional services, complimentary closed…

7 Amazon Initiatives Driving Its $59.7 Billion Sales Figure in Q1 2019

Amazon initiatives continue to maintain strong financial growth in the competitive technology space. In its recently published financial report, Amazon confirmed that its sales grew by 17% to touch $59.7 billion in Q1 of 2019. The company is currently guided by its principle of customer obsession, vast scale of innovation and operational excellence across its operations. In this article, we tell you about the seven exciting Amazon initiatives from the last few months that have directly driven sales, enabling the tech…

Roku Devices Can Now Interact with Amazon Alexa

Roku, Inc. announced that Roku devices are now compatible with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices through the new Roku skill for Alexa. Roku streaming player and Roku TV owners in the US can now control their Roku devices using Alexa. The new voice control compatibility further expands the flexibility and choice for how consumers control their Roku devices and get to their entertainment quickly. “Consumers often have multiple voice ecosystems in their homes. By allowing our customers to choose Alexa, in addition to Roku voice…

Privakey Expands the Value of Amazon Alexa with Its Secure Customer Engagement Platform

Privakey, the leader in secure customer engagement, is pleased to announce the latest version of its Privakey CX solution. Privakey CX is a licensable technology that delivers a new channel to securely interact with customers within the mobile apps they already enjoy on their phones. Built on the foundations of multi-factor authentication, Privakey extends the security principles of MFA to any user interaction that requires strong identity confirmation, approval or consent. An example of Privakey's value is demonstrated…