Amazon has set to work on its first wearable device. With help from Google Glass founder Babak Parviz, whom Amazon hired in 2014, the company is developing smart glasses equipped with the Alexa voice assistant, reports the Financial Times. The glasses will reportedly look pretty normal, without a visible screen...
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is attempting to develop glasses that pair with Alexa and would allow users to access the voice-activated assistant outside the home, according to a newspaper report. The Financial Times, citing anonymous sources,...Show More Summary
Amazon is said to be working on a new pair of smart glasses that would have Alexa built-in.
Amazon working on first wearables to interact with Alexa: It looks like Amazon will be bringing one of my predictions to market: Alexa Glasses, where the mobile wearer could communicate with Alexa without having to open a smart phone app. Show More Summary
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Who would have thought that Amazon would have a chance of dominating the ecosystem of smart devices after the massive Fire Phone failure from a few years ago? The smartphone seems to be the logical platform to build on, but Amazon pretended the Fire Phone never existed and came out with a different way to launch its own voice-based operating system. Show More Summary
Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company’s plans. Read More
Amazon’s first wearable would tether wirelessly to a smartphone and look like a regular pair of glasses, avoiding the fashion pitfalls of Google Glass, reports the Financial Times. The FT says a bone conduction audio system would allow...Show More Summary
ANALYSIS: After several gadget misfires, Amazon has a well-deserved hit with its Alexa-driven Echo. I have two now, in fact, and they have quickly become the most popular device in our home. My only frustration is that I wish I could connect more objects to them and extend the voice-activated magic. But if there’s one thing […]
Tech companies seem determined to make smart glasses work. Amazon is the latest firm to try to build its own smart spectacles, secretly working on a pair of glasses which lets you summon Alexa while wearing them, according to The Financial...Show More Summary
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Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. Amazon is working on a pair of Alexa-enabled smart glasses, according to The Financial Times. The device looks like a pair of spectacles and uses bone conduction to allow the wearer to hear Alexa. 2. Show More Summary
Amazon has been moving incredibly fast over the last year, releasing a series of Alexa-enabled products which is rapidly cementing itself as the smart device leader in the field of digital personal assistants, all designed to drive its shopping retail empire. Show More Summary
Internet retailer looking working on its first wearable smart device and a home security system, The Financial Times reports.
The Financial Times reports that Amazon is embarking on a difficult journey: it’s developing smart glasses that tether to your phone and allow you to invoke and interact with the company’s Alexa voice assistant. It isn’t clear exactly why they have to be glasses, since Alexa primarily listens for voice commands and responds vocally as well. Show More Summary
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Meet Augmedics, an Israeli startup that is working on an augmented reality headsets for surgeons performing spinal surgery. The company is participating in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Computer assisted surgery systems are nothing new. Show More Summary
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