Alexa will cook your food for you in 2018

Alexa will cook your food for you in 2018

Alexa will cook your food for you in 2018

The Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini were discounted to as little as $29 (from $50 and $35, respectively), which put them in "impulse buy" territory. Still, we base this analysis on the past 12 months of solid customer survey data, and an unmistakable trend has started to emerge, that Amazon creates products and services that seek to promote retail shopping and deeper affiliation at Amazon.com.

Another report from VoiceLabs published in January a year ago also ranks Alexa as the leading voice AI in terms of market share.

The next generation Amazon Echo and the Echo Plus, which is equipped with a built-in smart home hub. But that's all changed in the last few years. "Alexa's multiple smart home integrations, Google's partnership with Nest and Apple's HomeKit initiatives will continue to excite consumers of the smart speaker and fuel sales in 2018". Moreover, Amazon has said that support for other cooking appliances will also be added later.

"The move by Amazon, which right now does very little advertising on the Echo, could mean big things for consumer companies that are fretting their influence on a voice-powered shopping experience", CNBC claimed in their report, adding that, "With Alexa's clout anticipated to rise, brands are anxious about being left out of the voice-shopping platform entirely". Today we are excited to introduce cooking capabilities as part of the Smart Home Skill API.

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Initially, there are four new capability interfaces in the Smart Home Skill API - Alexa.Cooking, Alexa.Cooking.TimeController, Alexa.TimeHoldController, and Alexa.CookingPresetController.

How to Build an Alexa Gadget! Amazon and Google are expected to remain in the lead with their Echo and Home products respectively, but will face increased competition as new vendors enter the race.

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Engagement is clearly an indicator of loyalty - we noted in October that Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said Prime members who watch video spend more on Amazon than those who do not. This year, you can expect a peek into the future of 5G connectivity; augmented reality; wireless charging; self-driving cars; 8K TVs; wearables; and much more.

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