Amazon’s Echoism Browser Feature Part Of Greater Voice-Recognition Artificial Intelligence Push

(Photo : Twitter/AmazonEcho) Amazon’s Echoism is part of the $100 million Alexa Fund initiative to bring AI to more devices. Users who don’t want to pay the $180 for the Amazon Echo smart-speaker can now test the system’s features in their web browser with Echoism, according to Mashable. After signing into Echoism.io with any Amazon account credentials, a user can start speaking with the cloud-based voice service “Alexa” as if they had an Echo in their home. Amazon’s 9.25-inch cylindrical Echo speaker uses voice interaction, where users ask Alexa questions or request music. Browser testing of these features is just one way Amazon is trying to get Alexa into cars, homes and phones. Popular Science reported Amazon’s release of two seperate toolkit packages: Alexa Voice Service and Alexa Skills Kit.…


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