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Amazon Planning Premium Echo

  • Bloomberg, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:29 AM
Amazon is reportedly developing a premium Echo-like speaker with a video screen. “The new device will have a touchscreen measuring about seven inches, a major departure from Amazon’s existing cylindrical home devices that are controlled and respond mostly through the company’s voice-based Alexa digital assistant,” Bloomberg reports, citing sources. The move is “a sign the world’s largest online retailer is trying to capitalize on the surprise success of its voice-controlled home gadgets,” it suggests.

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