Amazon the creator of Alexa, a smart speech assistant comes up with multiple applications and improvements to existing products to stimulate use. A good example is Show and Tell with Amazon Alexa.
For example, the blind and visually impaired can hold things from the kitchen in front of the machine's camera, such as the Amazon Echo, after which Alexa can tell you exactly what you are holding. Amazon uses both computer vision and machine learning.
Glasses with speech assistant, Echo Frames
Amazon comes with smart glasses that contain microphones that pick up your voice commands. 4 Small speakers are facing your ears, so that only you can hear the answer of Alexa. The glasses work with Alexa as standard, but by pressing long on the side it is possible to use Google Assistant. You can have sharpened lenses put in the frame by an optician and turn them into your normal glasses.
A smart ring, Echo Loop
The ring is made of titanium and has two built-in microphones, a small speaker and a vibrator. This allows users to communicate via the Alexa app on an Android phone or iPhone. In addition, it is possible to make calls via the ring. The small vibrator lets you feel when you receive notifications on a phone. From an app you can set up exactly what kind of notifications you receive via the ring. This way, your finger only vibrates when your partner sends a WhatsApp message, for example.
The fact that Amazon would like the Echo with the speech assistant to become the central hub in your house is well known. To support this, they will continue the development. The voice assistant will be able to tell you when something is wrong with one of your smarthooms devices. Devices that carry this certificate are easier to link to Amazon Alexa.
Amazon Echo Dot 2019 and Echo Studio
The Amazon echo Dot version for 2019 will now have a display that can indicate the time, for example. The Amazon Echo studio is the new top model in the field of smart. The Studio has five speakers and even promises to support Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 Reality Audio.