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Coming soon: Alexa in your ear and on your finger

 

September 26, 2019



NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants Alexa everywhere.

The online shopping giant said Wednesday that it will soon start selling wireless earbuds, finger rings and prescription eyeglasses with its Alexa voice assistant built in.

The goal: Get Alexa outside the home and wherever customers are.

"You can have Alexa with you 24/7," said Werner Goertz, a personal technology analyst at Gartner.

It also launched its first celebrity voice for Alexa: actor Samuel L. Jackson. For $4.99, Alexa users can now ask Jackson to sing them happy birthday or tell them the weather. There will be a "clean" version for...



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