Amazon Echo Dot
What is echo dot?
Amazon’s Echo Dot is a 360 degree speaker that uses far-field voice recognition powered by the Amazon Alexa voice service/assistant. … You won’t lose access to any of the Echo’s abilities, which includes its third party skills like Fitbit, Uber, Domino’s Pizza, and Capitol One found in the Alexa app.
What is an Amazon Echo dot?
Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses the same far-field voice recognition as Amazon Echo. Dot has a small built-in speaker—it can also connect to your speakers over Bluetooth or with the included audio cable.
As you say ‘wake word’ , it comes to life to answer questions. take commands and perform actions.
Amazon Echo Dot is more over a small round box with rotating light ring around the top that indicates when its actively listening and turns red when hit the mute button.Comes in two colors black and white.
How it works?
Echo Dot can do some cool actions for you with alexa app on your smartphone and wifi network.Actions that you can perform with Amazon echo dot:
1) set alarms
2) tell you the time
3) set timers
4) can read you calender
5) About your commute
6) the weather
7) Answer questions from web apis from google.
8) Smart home control
The best of all is smart home control where Echo Dot is impressive.It can connect to any modern device, from speakers and remote controls, to lights, coffee machines or anything. It works with Philips Hue, while skills exist for Nest, Hive, Honeywell, Tado, LightwaveRF and LIFX, with Sonos expected soon.
If you’re in earshot of two Dots or another Echo device, only the nearest one will reply to your commands. That awesome. Amazon even sells them in packs: buy five get a sixth free, or buy 10 and get two free. Clearly it wants you to put them all over your house.
Observed things about Amazon echo dot:
- Works well when mounted on wall rather placing it on table or somewhere flat.
- Radio or TV ads will set them off.
- Choose proper names for connected devices to alexa app because these will required to activate or deactivate them.
- Excellent mic
- Best device support
- Clear mute
- Voice controlled speaker
- Not always answerable
- Music – connect to speaker always
- Only one prime account at a time.
- Can access one calender of single account at a time.
As new era of internet of things started , this is just a small step towards huge AI and automation technology world which our future generation will see.
Amazon echo dot is a great small version of Amazon echo without speaker.
Works well with all devices that can connect to alexa.
Minibot with huge possibilities is a good addition to the smart home.
What is Amazon tap?
Amazon Tap is a portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled speaker that gives you rich, full-range sound. Just tap the microphone button and ask for music, hear news, search for information, order a pizza, and more with the Alexa Voice Service. Discover and enjoy music, all in one place.
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