Whirlpool customers can use voice commands anywhere in the house through their digital assistants.
Alexa capability allows Prime subscribers to communicate with cloud-connected home devices in addition to handling typical in-vehicle requests like music playlists or audiobook selections. The Smart Display has builtin Google Assistant to get things done.
We're incredibly excited about Google's Smart Display platform, and it looks like other manufacturers are, too. This will also enable users to control their HD receivers with voice controls after the device is paired with an Assistant-enabled device such as Google Home speakers and Android handsets. One way Google is reportedly looking to do that is by launching a revamped online store in February. For CES 2018, that was Amazon's Alexa.More news: Pokemon Go Adds Surfing Pikachu as Part of Monthly Event
Japanese automaker Toyota will integrate Amazon's Alexa voice assistant into some of its cars as the auto industry increasingly adopts the tech world's hottest offerings to improve the vehicle experience.
Case in point, Lenovo just unveiled the Smart Display a few days ago, and the announcement was immediately followed by LG debuting its own touchscreen speaker called the ThingQ WK9. Last August, Amazon released AVS Device SDK that let you connect it with numerous devices. In fact, Cortana will be competing against other assistants this year with more presence on devices. In 2017 alone, Alexa gained so much functionality, we wrote a post about just to keep track of it all.More news: Donald Trump under fire over 'racist' outburst in immigration meeting