• Always-listening Alexa could skip the wake word - if you trusted it

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    A newly published Amazon patent application details technology that would enable Alexa to listen to what you say before you summon her. The ‘pre-wakework speech processing' ability would support phrases that put the wake word after the command instead of before it. The technology would fix the ‘problem' of clunky wake word placement in phrases. Alexa users,...
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  • Update For 2019 LG ThinQ TVs Brings Amazon Alexa Support & More

    Update For 2019 LG ThinQ TVs Brings Amazon Alexa Support & More

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    LG's lineup of AI-enhanced ThinQ televisions will now be receiving an update that brings support for Amazon's Alexa-branded AI helper to the devices. Announced today by the company , that means users will have another option to interact with the TVs aside from Google Assistant or the built-in AI.
    In addition to more choices for AI assistance and voice controls, also means users will have access to Alexa's full suite of over 90,000 'skills' via the Alexa app. That includes access to Alexa routines and each of the AI's media playback options as well as smart home integrations.
    The company...
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  • Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word

    3 monthes ago - By Engadget

    A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their devices, sa...
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