Echo Dot and Hunches from Alexa

28/02/2019

Focused on demography under 18 years, this variant of the Echo’s Dot comes with a parental control extensively, which allows parents to monitor the time limits, to establish the hours of bed, to review the work, etc. In addition, it was designed to listen to voice commands specifically formulated for children. Amazon offers examples such as “Alexa, please rewind the music for the dance”, “Alexa, open the challenge SpongeBob” and “Alexa, how long is a day on Mars?”.
Assistant to the Alexa of the Amazon has received a new function called Hunches by pursuing their daily behavior of the user s, learn from it and then trying to help them with various simple things around the house, such as the recommendation to lock a door forgotten open. Amazon says that the release of this functions is a step towards making the Alexa a assistant much more human in your interactions with those around you.
Function Hunches will be available at the end of the year and Alexa will carefully observe the behavior of the users with various other terminals smart, such as locks, buzzers, lighting systems or gadgets smart. When it will detect a different behavior, I will make recommendations to the user.
An example is the one in which the user shut off the TV and the light in the bedroom, a sign that she wants to sleep, but the door of the house was looked lit. Alexa I will say that it is lit and I will recommend it to extinguish it.
Amazon says that the release of this functions is a step towards making the Alexa a assistant much more human in your interactions with those around you. Many customers have put the recordings on YouTube in which Alexa can’t handle the more complex questions or give answers to funny.
The folks at Amazon say that Alexa can cope with longer conversations and, if you tell him something in a whisper, I will answer all the whispering.
In addition, Alexa will have soon a kind of way of guard (Guard Mode) to warn the users who are away from home when they heard suspicious noises, like the sound of broken glass or of a fire alarm.
It will take a few weeks before when Alexa will learn the habits of the ”masters” and Amazon says it wants to take care that these recommendations of the function Hunches to not be annoying.
For starters Hunches will work with other gadgets smart, like light bulbs, locks, bells smart and a microwave oven, but the medium and long term Amazon says that users will be recommend to pass on your favorite radio station or Alexa will automatically run your favorite songs. The next step will be that the user s to suggest various things you can buy.