Amazon launched its Alexa virtual assistant and smart device platform in Canada today.
Echo Dot - the compact device that is created to extend Alexa into multiple rooms, or connect with a better speaker, is available in black and white.
The cloud-based AI that has been available for years south of the border and featured in commercials with Hollywood celebrities will come to Canada along with Amazon's Echo hardware. The skills include skills from Air Canada, CBS, the Weather Network, TD Bank and Bank of Montreal.
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"Tens of millions of customers are already using Alexa, and today we're excited to bring her to Canada with an experience designed from the ground up for our Canadian customers", said Tom Taylor, Senior Vice President, Amazon Alexa, in an issued statement to iPhone in Canada.
Customers can preorder the Echo devices from Amazon Canada, with shipping set to start on December 5th.
Canadian developers can build their own skills and apps using Amazon's Alexa Skills Kit (ASK).
Alexa in Canada, according to Amazon, delivers an "all-new experience", with a new English voice with Canadian accent (eh!), including local knowledge and skills. "The combination of music and natural language voice controls with Alexa, paired with playlists and stations developed uniquely for our customers, further highlights the value of Amazon Prime membership". Well, apparently another company figured this out as Speak Music, a San Jose based company, have just announced the Muse, a $49 Dot for your auto. Finally, the Echo Plus features a built-in smart home hub and can directly link with other Zigbee products, such as Hue lights.
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