Amazon's Alexa Finds A New Home

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A personal assistance is provided to the user by Amazon's Alexa Voice Service.

Additionally, Ford announced that Samsung Gear S2 and S3 smartwatch owners will now be able to integrate their device to a Ford sync-equipped vehicle for parking reminders and other alerts.

Ford will be taking things further as it has just announced that it will be supporting Amazon's voice assistant Alexa in its cars. It also will allow some smart home automation control, based on the devices compatible with Alexa.

Color: An Amazon Echo comes in black or white, the Lenovo Smart Assistant will be available in green, orange or light gray. But Ford and Amazon envision the future car's interior environment to be a voice-controlled command center just like the home Echo. Ford said it is working on adding Alexa home-to-car integration for vehicles with Sync Connect in the future.

Ford said it will roll out its Alexa integration in two phases. You can say, "Alexa, order from Amazon Restaurants", and Alexa will ask which of your orders you'd like again. Those with electric vehicles like the Focus Electric or Fusion Energi can also check on their vehicle's remaining range.

Amazon's Alexa is like a digital assistant that you can talk to at home using an Echo or Echo Dot device. The selected meal is then sent for delivery to a customer's default address.

Amid gimmicky gadgets that may never make it to the shelves (smart whistle, anyone?) Amazon's Alexa artificial intelligence voice assistant has stealthily become the stand out victor of the Consumer Electronics Show.

Ford will be using its Sync 3 to integrate Alexa into a auto system. Soon, you'll be asking Alexa to order groceries for you from the comfort of your kitchen.

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