Amazon Echo

brand of affordable, wireless smart speakers from Amazon which serve as man-machine-interface for the virtual digital speech assistant Alexa and for music listening

Amazon Echo is a smart speaker from The product can play music and answers questions. It is a nine-inches-tall, cylinder-shaped device.[1] It responds to the name "Alexa," though this can be changed to "Amazon" or "Echo."[2]

Amazon Echo
Release dateNovember 6, 2014 (2014-11-06)
InputVoice command

Amazon Echo was released on November 6, 2014 through Many critics gave it positive reviews.[3] Gizmodo believed that Amazon Echo is "the most innovative device Amazon made in years."[4] Many critics believe Amazon Echo is similar to Apple Inc.'s Siri,[5] as well as Alphabet Inc.'s Google Home.[6] Amazon Echo is the second device released by in 2014, after the Amazon Fire TV.

References change

  1. Stone, Brad; Soper, Spencer (2014-11-06). "Amazon Unveils a Listening, Talking, Music-Playing Speaker for Your Home". Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  2. Martin, Taylor (January 16, 2017). "How to change Alexa's name". CNET. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  3. "Amazon Echo is another step toward commoditizing your personal life". Mashable Business. 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  4. "Amazon's Echo Might Be Its Most Important Product In Years". Gizmodo. 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  5. "Amazon's 'Echo' is a standalone Siri-like virtual assistant for the home". Mashable Business. 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  6. "Google Home now lets you shop at Target with just your voice". The Verge. Retrieved 2017-10-13.