Ford is now building cars with Amazon Alexa integration. Huawei is doing the same with its smart phones. And now, developers are building homes with Amazon Alexa ready to assist you when you move in.
Last December, NoHold introduced SICURA QuickStart, a product to help small businesses create chatbots from structured texts, like a Word document. Now NoHold is looking to do the same for Alexa skills.
Yesterday, Google announced that a dozen new companies now offer integrations with its Google Home device through the Google Assistant.
Amazon’s Alexa is primarily viewed as a voice assistant for the home, but B2B companies like Teem are starting to recognize that she can also be useful in the work place.
A recent article from Bloomberg reports that Marriot International is testing voice-assistant devices from both Apple and Amazon for its hotel chains.
Ford announced in the January that it would be integrating Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant into Ford cars. Separately, Starbucks announced voice ordering through Alexa in January.
Alexa skills available to U.S. users officially surpassed ten thousand today and stand at 10,016. The current count for the UK remains just over four thousand but Germans still have fewer than one thousand skills as their disposal.