Dubbed Alexa Announcements, the new Alexa skill lets users utilise Echo speakers across their homes as a relay system of sorts. Do you think you'll use Alexa Announcements with your compatible Echo devices? You can also make an announcement using the phrases "Alexa, tell everyone...", or "Alexa, broadcast..." So be sure to take note of your current settings before you opt in for new features.
If you hate going around every room of the house to alert the family that dinner is ready, Amazon is about to make your life a whole lot easier. For example, you can say "Alexa, broadcast." and it will start streaming your voice across all speakers in your house.
Sooner or later, every Echo owner will want to pair their Alexa device with another smart home gadget, and this combo is the ideal start.
As well as providing the headline product details verbally, Alexa will also send a summary of the top fixed, variable and tracker mortgage results to the consumers' Alexa app.More news: Florida shooting: Students return to school with clear backpacks
Amazon did clarify that, as of right now, Alexa Announcements will only be rolling out to USA and Canadian customers.
Amazon has been adding communication features to Alexa for awhile now, and Alexa Announcements are just the next in that line of features.
Unfortunately, Brits won't be able to bark out those commands just yet.
Amazon today announced the expansion of its "Amazon Key" smart entry features to all customers nationwide, including keyless entry, remote lock and unlock, and guest access.