Amazon Echo Just Added Music, Radio And Podcasts To Alexa's Routines

07 April, 2018, 00:46 | Author: Sergio Cook
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Amazon started rolling out this feature today for customers in the United States and Canada. For example if you want to wake up everyone, say "it's time to wake up" or "rise and shine" and you'll hear a rooster crow.

Aside from the usual audio tricks - answering questions, playing music requests, and so on - Alexa on Fire tablets will also visual content with some of its responses. All other Echo devices in a home will then repeat what was said.

While this feature alone may not be enough to convince someone to buy a few extra Echo devices, it's certainly a clever use of the hardware and gives families one more reason to fill their home with smart speakers. Conversely, you can use the hot words "Alexa, tell everyone..." or "Alexa, broadcast..." to issue your announcements.

Which is the Alexa Skill you find most useful? However, the message will still only be transmitted to the smart speakers, not including the Alexa apps on mobile devices.

Which Echo devices support the feature?

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Can Google Home do announcements?

Recently we reported that Alexa can record your favorite shows for you and now it looks like Amazon can help you with your family announcements.

It's not just upgrades to its smart speaker line up being worked on at Amazon HQ - the retail powerhouse just released a reference guide that includes "smart" lamps.

User can just say something like "Alexa, announce that dinner is ready", and "dinner is ready" to an Echo device, and the message will broadcast to all compatible Echo devices in your home.

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