If you are searching for a device to do multipurpose tasks Amozon’s Echo is more than that.
It listens our commands and obey with elaborate answers, most of the time with astonishing accuracy. You just on the device, and give some commands or ask some questions like what is the height of the Mount everest?, Who is the head of Uganda? What is Halliburton? How many teaspoons comprises one table spoon? You will get correct answers.
Further it can control our home devices that compatible with WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Insteon, Nest and ecobee smart home.
How it works
Connect your mobile or tab the Wi-Fi network of the Echo. Sync with the home network using Alexa App.
The devise will respond by calling “Alexa” or Amazone or Echo. The light will on if the devise hear this calling. It will hear our calling in the midst of cacophony. The presence of 7 microphones are effective in sound cancelling and help the device to “hear” the distant sounds with the help of “Far-field” voice recognition technology. This will make Echo- a good listener.
The demand for Echo points its acceptance all over the world as a very helpful family member.
As Amazon describes:-
-Echo Plays all your music from Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more using just your voice
-Fills the room with immersive, 360º omni-directional audio
-Allows hands-free convenience with voice-control
-Hears you from across the room with far-field voice recognition, even while music is playing
-Answers questions, reads audiobooks and the news, reports traffic and weather, gives info on local businesses, provides sports scores and schedules, and more using the Alexa Voice Service
-Controls lights, switches, and thermostats with compatible WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Insteon, Nest, and ecobee smart home devices
-Always getting smarter and adding new features and skills--over 100 added since launch, including Domino's and Uber
The new version of Echo is Echo Dot. The difference is that the size became small as the speakers have gone. With dot you can connect with your own audio-system with blue-tooth. But it will serve all the duties of Echo as well.