Alexa catches up to Google Home and adds individual voice profiles

13 October, 2017, 00:47 | Author: Delbert Rhodes
  • Amazon Alexa gets voice recognition

To get started, head on over to the Alexa app and select the "Your Voice" option. Amazon's Alexa "voice profiles" allows the Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Show to deliver personalized responses to everyone in your family or share house.

In order to enable this new feature on your Alexa-equipped device, you have to set up a voice profile.

Amazon Echo and Google Home are the most used devices for controlling the majority of smart home products, according to the researchers.

Over the past day, a handful of changes have appeared in the Google Home and the Amazon Echo as both companies try coaxing customers to their platforms.

This means if you ask Alexa to call your friend Ben, the Echo will call the right person. Alexa is now able to recognize your voice for Flash Briefings and automatically skips stories you listened to from your feed.

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The company stated that now this feature is available to carry out calls and sending messages along with flash briefing, Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan, and last but not the least, shopping. Moreover, when it comes to news, Alexa will only read those that you haven't heard before.

Scroll down to the end of the Accounts section and tap on Your Voice.

The company explains that your data will be stored in the cloud, so it can be easily accessed to work across the Echo devices and nearly all third-party Alexa enabled devices.

The training process does have you speak some specific phrases to train Alexa on your voice. After the training, the voice assistant will instantly recognize them on any device.

There is one small contrast that draws the line between the digital assistants in smartphones and smart speakers.

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