Alexa calling: Amazon echo show with touchscreen presented

echo product line has expanded to a more intelligent speakers Amazon . Unlike echo and echo dot echo can be operated show not only by language, but also a 7-inch touch screen. In addition, the unit offers a video telephony function.

 Amazon echo show (image: Amazon) video telephony is however on ECHO show as well as Smartphones is limited with the Amazon Alexa app. Amazon Alexa calling calls its service. It is free and supports also voice calls and sending text messages. Both should work in the future with any echo device. Amazon calls but no concrete date for this.

a drop in so-called function allows also to send messages to “Close friends and family members”, which also show have an echo “in specific situations”. Thanks to its display, the device can play but also videos from Amazon’s own video service, as well as YouTube and photos viewing stored pictures with Prime. It also serves the control of smart home devices such as surveillance cameras. Be supported among other products of ring, WeMo, Philips hue, smart things, Ecobee and wink.

also echo features show the music of ECHO and echo dot known already. In addition to Amazon also Spotify music are unlimited and Prime music, TuneIn, Pandora, and iheartradio’s support. Users can also lyrics display during music playback.

the display shows but also the weather, upcoming events or news from CNN and Bloomberg on request by voice command. Users can also create shopping and to do lists, or viewing the current cinema program or read an E-book.

a total eight microphones, noise suppression and a beam-forming technology to allow ECHO show from all directions to accept voice commands – even when playing music. Amazon according to speech recognition and camera for the protection of privacy can be disabled. “

 with Amazon echo show can be controlled but also smart home devices such as surveillance cameras (image: Amazon). with Amazon echo show can be controlled but also smart home devices such as surveillance cameras (image: Amazon). Echo show is already the fourth unit of the echo series. In addition to the available since February in this country echo and echo dot Amazon in the United States offers a voice-activated camera look recently with ECHO, designed as interactive fashion consultant. Also echo is available initially only in the United States show. There, the device will cost 229,99 dollars. Establishing, Amazon is a $100 discount on the purchase of two echo show.

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