• Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in the FT citing people familiar with the company's plans.
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  • Report: Amazon is working on smart glasses powered by Alexa

    Report: Amazon is working on smart glasses powered by Alexa

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    Amazon's first wearable would tether wirelessly to a smartphone and look like a regular pair of glasses, avoiding the fashion pitfalls of Google Glass, reports the Financial Times. The FT says a bone conduction audio system would allow the wearer to hear spoken commands from Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa without the need to wear headphones....
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  • Amazon Wants to Give Alexa a Pair of Smart Glasses-Report

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Amazon.com is developing its first wearable product-a pair of “smart glasses” that will allow you to use its digital assistant Alexa wherever you are, according to the Financial Times .
    The FT said the new glasses would connect wirelessly to a smartphone and would boast a “bone-conduction audio system” allowing the person wearing the spectacles to hear Alexa's voice without headphones.
    Read : Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana Are Teaming Up
    The move is a risky one, given the difficulty that the likes of Google and Apple have had in making wearables mainstream over recent years. And...
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  • Amazon's Alexa-powered smart glasses project is doomed

    Amazon's Alexa-powered smart glasses project is doomed

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    ANALYSIS: After several gadget misfires, Amazon has a well-deserved hit with its Alexa-driven Echo. I have two now, in fact, and they have quickly become the most popular device in our home. My only frustration is that I wish I could connect more objects to them and extend the voice-activated magic.
    But if there's one thing that I, and probably 99.99999 percent of consumers on the planet don't want, it is some kind of connected eye glasses to hook into Alexa. In fact, I can safely say that no one really wants smart glasses no matter who the brand is behind them.
    Which is why it's a bit...
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  • REPORT: Amazon is secretly building a pair of Alexa-enabled smart glasses

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Tech companies seem determined to make smart glasses work.
    Amazon is the latest firm to try to build its own smart spectacles, secretly working on a pair of glasses which lets you summon Alexa while wearing them, according to The Financial Times.
    The glasses would need to be wirelessly connected to a smartphone to work, and apparently look like normal spectacles. That's a change from Google Glass, which never took off with consumers in part because they looked so unappealing.
    Amazon's device uses bone conduction so that wearers can hear Alexa clearly, according to the report. And they...
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