Amazon has uniquely announced a new generation of Echo devices
Amazon has uniquely announced a new generation of Echo devices

Amazon announced several products and services today (Thursday) at a special event. The most important of them is the fourth generation of the Echo Smart Subwoofer, which is voice-activated to use the functions of the digital assistant. Alexa.

The fourth-generation smart speaker (Echo) features a new spherical design and enhanced audio performance. However, there is one major change: it is the device's voice recognition unit, which means that voice commands are processed locally, which makes the execution of these commands faster.

The new Echo has what Amazon calls the AZ1 Neural Edge silicon module that uses a local algorithm to process voice commands before sending the command to the cloud to use the technology for voice recognition. Machine learning, which also speeds up command response.

According to Amazon, the new Echo will combine the functionality of a third-generation Echo and Echo Plus and contain a hub that supports the Zigbee open source smart home standard, as well as a hub for use with the Amazon Sidewalk LAN system. .

The new Echo will be available in three colors: blue, white and gray. It will be available on October 22nd. The company opened the door to its primary equipment needs through its website.

In addition to the fourth-generation Echo, Amazon has also released a new version of the Echo Dot that has also become spherical.

There are two options for the new version of the Echo Dot: one is a cheap one without a built-in LED screen that costs $ 49.99, and the other one with a screen that's cheaper $ 10.

In addition to the standard edition of the Echo Dot, Amazon has also released a new version of the children's edition of the Echo Dot Kids Edition. Price: $ 59.99. The device is designed for animal faces.

It should be noted that the new Echo Dot will be launched on October 22nd, and the first order will start on Thursday. The Echo Dot with LED display is scheduled to launch later on November 5th. The Echo Dot Kids Edition will be released on December 9.

 

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