How our scientists are making Alexa smarter
Amazon Alexa head scientist shares how his teams are working to improve customers' experiences with Echo devices.
Among our many innovations, our devices give customers something they can read, watch, listen to, or engage with.
The Corporate Office and Technology Development Centre will continue to focus on developing new and innovative features, including helping to build the speech and language solutions behind Alexa.
Features include braille input/output for Fire tablets and magnification for Fire TV, for blind and visually impaired customers.
Alexa plays music, reads the news, knows the latest football results, the best recipes and memorizes the shopping list. And with Alexa's weather forecast, nobody must stand in the rain.
In our first Amazon Academy on Accessibility, we discussed with the policymakers how Amazon devices can help remove barriers for people with disabilities.
Ian W. Sainsbury’s first-ever psychological thriller The Picture on the Fridge scored this year’s Kindle Storyteller Award in the UK thanks to a solid hook and a shocking twist.
In 2014, Amazon introduced Echo, a new category of device designed around your voice.