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Amazon Echo Show Review | NDTV Gadgets360.com

The idea of smart displays isn’t new, but they’re still uncommon and not a lot of people might have even heard of them. The concept is a natural extension to the smart speaker, adding a visual element to the conversational method of getting information from an AI voice assistant. Although smart displays are expensive right now, the products in the …

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Thousands of Amazon Workers Are Listening to What You Tell Alexa

Tens of millions of people use smart speakers and their voice software to play games, find music or trawl for trivia. Millions more are reluctant to invite the devices and their powerful microphones into their homes out of concern that someone might be listening. Sometimes, someone is. Amazon.com Inc. employs thousands of people around the world to help improve the …

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Amazon Echo Link, Echo Link Amp Launched in India, Prices Start at Rs. 19,999

The Amazon Echo Link Amp features a 60W, two-channel amplifier Amazon only recently introduced the Echo Show, which is priced at Rs. 22,999 and features a 10-inch HD screen, speakers, and the Alexa AI voice assistant. The company is now expanding its Echo lineup to include the Amazon Echo Link and Echo Link Amp, which are priced at Rs. 19,999 …

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Amazon Echo Input Review | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Amazon released the first Echo device in the US back in November 2014, kickstarting the smart speakers category as we know it today. Since then, Amazon has experimented with a range of Echo-branded devices across various form factors, including the Echo Look with a 360-degree camera, and the Echo Show and Echo Spot with displays to let you go beyond …

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Amazon Echo Led Indian Smart Speakers Market in 2018: IDC

Amazon Echo led the Indian smart speakers market with 59 percent share in 2018, followed by Google Home with 39 percent unit share, a new report from International Data Corp (IDC) said on Thursday. According to IDC’s “India Monthly Smart Speaker Device Tracker”, a total of 753,000 units were shipped in 2018 in the country.  Google Home Mini outsold all …

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Qualcomm Launches QCS400 Series SoCs for Smart Speakers, Details Smart Audio 400 Platform

The new QCS400 SoC promises smarter and better sounding smart speakers Qualcomm has launched a new series of SoCs (System on Chip) called the QCS400 series, dedicated to smart speakers, soundbars, AV receivers, and digital assistants. The new series of processors feature Qualcomm’s AI Engine, improved voice recognition, high quality audio support in the form of Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and …

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Google Assistant’s Continued Conversation Feature Comes to Smart Displays

Google is rolling out support for the “Continued Conversation” feature on Smart Displays to allow users to have a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Google Assistant instead of having to repeat the “Hey Google” command every time. The feature was first rolled out for only audio to Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max products. It is currently only available …

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