Alexa’s New ‘Answer Update’ Feature Lets It Respond To Old Questions

Alexa tell me what you didn't know before

It appears only a small number of consumers are using alexa to make purchases.

Read the full report from The Information here.

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With an extremely large percentage of Amazon Alexa users not making full use of the platforms shopping functionality, this is likely something that the company will be aiming to address. They also shed doubts on other estimates by financial analysts that the smart speaker shopping market will eventually be worth many times what it is today.

In the meantime, the Information wrote, the vast majority of people use Alexa and other comparable devices like the Google Home to use its vast library of voice-activated skills - things like checking the weather, operating connected smart devices, and streaming media.

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Say, "Alexa, shop Whole Foods", add items to your cart as you think of them, and when you're ready to place your order, simply say, "Alexa, check out".

When the buyer's money is on a stake, the inability of the smart assistants to allow the users quickly browse through the mechanics of switching between payment options shipping and order or to let the users see the product in question doesn't sound great at all. If the answer to that question is "no", you're not alone - and even if you answered "yes", the stats suggest you never tried it again. It does not matter whether you are managing your personal schedule, listen to music, navigate a route to the destination, reading the news or looking for nearest service center Seat.

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In response to the report, Amazon stated that "millions of customers use Alexa to shop because it is the most convenient way to capture needs in the moment". (Thus, the inclination towards home products, for example, phone charger, a new T.V., or a kitchen knife) is more, as the exact selection of the item doesn't matter much. It's a neat feature that makes the assistant more useful.

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