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Amazon’s Alexa makes her presence felt at CES in Las Vegas

Here are some new devices— showcased this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — that are Alexa enabled

  • Published 11.01.19, 8:25 PM
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The new line of cleaning robots include the Deebot Ozmo 960, an AI-powered floor-cleaning device that recognises household obstacles. Ecovacs Robotics

We have already seen Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa being bundled with ovens and clocks. Why stop there?! Here are some new devices — showcased this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — that are Alexa enabled.

Ecovacs Robotics: The new line of cleaning robots include the Deebot Ozmo 960, an AI-powered floor-cleaning device that recognises household obstacles (cables, shoes, socks and charging docks) so that one doesn’t have to remove them before vacuuming. Also showcased is the Atomobot, a smart autonomous air-purifying robot that features a laser distance sensor and ultra-sonic sensors to create a virtual map of the surroundings.

The Decora Smart Wi-Fi In-Wall Receptacle and the Decora Smart Z-Wave Plus In-Wall Receptacle.
The Decora Smart Wi-Fi In-Wall Receptacle and the Decora Smart Z-Wave Plus In-Wall Receptacle. Leviton

Leviton: The provider of wireless smart home technology and electrical wiring has two new devices to control lamps, small appliances and other electronics — the Decora Smart Wi-Fi In-Wall Receptacle and the Decora Smart Z-Wave Plus In-Wall Receptacle.

The company’s Super Novo massage chair is paired with Alexa’s voice recognition.
The company’s Super Novo massage chair is paired with Alexa’s voice recognition. Human Touch

Human Touch: The company’s Super Novo massage chair is paired with Alexa’s voice recognition. The chair also has a set of meditation programmes that combine with a soothing soundtrack and massage to help users focus on their breathing.

The company’s new Secure Pro can be unlocked five ways — a keypad that generates numbers in random order.
The company’s new Secure Pro can be unlocked five ways — a keypad that generates numbers in random order. Lockly

Lockly: The company’s new Secure Pro can be unlocked five ways — a keypad that generates numbers in random order (every time it’s different), a fingerprint scanner, key hole, app or voice command (Alexa or Google Assistant).

ShadeCraft’s Bloom can unfurl and retract parasols with voice commands.
ShadeCraft’s Bloom can unfurl and retract parasols with voice commands. ShadeCraft

ShadeCraft: Not many had thought about this one but ShadeCraft’s Bloom can unfurl and retract parasols with voice commands. 

The H8F series Android TV has Google Assistant voice control built-in and the set also works with Amazon Alexa
The H8F series Android TV has Google Assistant voice control built-in and the set also works with Amazon Alexa Hisense

Hisense: The H8F series Android TV has Google Assistant voice control built-in and the set also works with Amazon Alexa. 

The Vuzix Blade headset is like sunglasses but you can see a projection of information on the inside of the screen.
The Vuzix Blade headset is like sunglasses but you can see a projection of information on the inside of the screen. Vuzix

Vuzix: The Vuzix Blade headset is like sunglasses but you can see a projection of information on the inside of the screen. 

Smart helmets, like the Jarvish X-AR, can be helpful
Smart helmets, like the Jarvish X-AR, can be helpful Jarvish

Jarvish: Smart helmets, like the Jarvish X-AR, can be helpful. It comes with integrated microphones and speakers so wearers can access directions, weather updates and control music through voice control. Also included is a built-in front-facing camera to record rides.

The French company has a vehicle solution that broadcasts smartphone displays onto the windshield and it has Alexa in the mix.
The French company has a vehicle solution that broadcasts smartphone displays onto the windshield and it has Alexa in the mix. Eyelights

Eyelights: The French company has a vehicle solution that broadcasts smartphone displays onto the windshield and it has Alexa in the mix.

The solution offers autonomous monitoring of vital signs 24/7 and it’s compatible with Amazon Alexa.
The solution offers autonomous monitoring of vital signs 24/7 and it’s compatible with Amazon Alexa. Xandar Kardian

Xandar Kardian: The solution offers autonomous monitoring of vital signs 24/7 and it’s compatible with Amazon Alexa.