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Alexa for hotels lets guests order room service, control in-room smart devices

3 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Hotel rooms will serve as the newest homes for Amazon's Alexa starting this summer. Amazon announced a special version of its virtual assistant, Alexa for Hospitality, that will live across Echo devices placed in hotels, vacation rentals, and other similar locations.
Alexa in these devices will be able to do special things for both hospitality professionals and their customers. Amazon claims its Alexa for Hospitality experience will let hotel professionals "deepen engagement" through its voice controls that customers can use. Hotels can also customize some of the experience that...
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Amazon expands Alexa Skills Kit and Voice Service to Spain and Italy ahead of Echo launch

Amazon expands Alexa Skills Kit and Voice Service to Spain and Italy ahead of Echo launch

3 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon be conversant in two additional languages, as the company finally opens the Alexa Skills Kit and Alexa Voice Service to developers in Italy and Spain. Alexa, the cloud-based “brain” and voice that powers Amazon's own Echo-branded lineup of smart speakers, as well as a number of...
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Amazon launches Alexa for Hospitality to bring voice-enabled services to hotel guests

Amazon launches Alexa for Hospitality to bring voice-enabled services to hotel guests

3 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Amazon has announced a new program designed to help hotels deploy Alexa's voice-enabled smarts across their properties. Though Amazon's Alexa-powered Echo speakers are growing in popularity across the domestic realm, helping users control their doors, lights, and search the web using nothing but their voice, the internet giant has been...
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Amazon Announces Alexa For Hospitality

Amazon Announces Alexa For Hospitality

3 monthes ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Amazon is launching a new version of Alexa designed for hotels, Alexa for Hospitality. This new version of Alexa is designed to help you out during your hotel stay. It can be used to order room service, call housekeeping, contact the concierge and more. It will be launching with some Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels &...
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