Futurum analyst Michael Diamond recaps the Amazon Devices and Services event and reviews some of the new and upgraded devices featuring ambient intelligence designed to make the lives of consumers, and businesses more efficient, safer, easier to use, healthier, and more secure. There are tons of great devices here to be excited about and, as usual, the Amazon Devices team did not disappoint.
Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses some of the key announcements made at the Amazon Alexa Live 2022 event and explores how he expects those announcements to increase Amazon Alexa’s partner ecosystem as well as serving to create greater entanglement for users in the future.
Futurum analyst Todd R. Weiss explores Amazon’s latest global sustainability effort — Alexa, grow a tree. Partnering with environmental charity One Tree Planted provides a clever and easy way for Amazon Alexa users to contribute $1 at a time to plant a critically-needed tree somewhere on the Earth.
As remote collaboration continues to become the new bedrock of digital collaboration, voice-processing technologies are increasingly embedding themselves in the very platforms that organizations depend on for those types of communications. Improving the accuracy of voice-processing technologies by applying lessons learned from adapting to atypical speech will have significant impact across the board. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard takes a look at what voice assistants trained to understand atypical speech mean to the future of work as well as a dive into some of the projects currently underway.
With the launch of 14 new Alexa Devices, Amazon is about to become an even bigger staple in our lives and the data is the real win for the commerce giant!
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