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‘Amazon makes big thuisspeaker with smart assistant and touch screen

‘Amazon makes big thuisspeaker with smart assistant and touch screen

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Amazon is working on a large thuisspeaker with smart assistant Alexa, and a touch screen of 7 inches.

The speaker must be a kind of larger, premium version of Amazon’s successful Echo speaker. Also there would be better sound to come out, writes the news agency Bloomberg, on the basis of insiders.

Amazon would with the larger thuisspeaker the competition from Google’s Home and smart assistant Siri from Apple for want. An official announcement would be in the first quarter of 2017 is planned.

The new speaker is primarily aimed at placement in living rooms or kitchens. The screen would make it easier for things like weather reports, calendar reminders, and news via the thuisspeaker to get by. The Amazon Echo is mainly with the voice controlled.

There are more and more indications that Amazon is in the long term are services to the Netherlands and want to expand. So is the German site translated to English and is filmstreamdienst Prime, probably also available on short notice in the Netherlands. Sources claimed against Telecompaper that the Echo comes to the Netherlands.

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