Amazon Devices December Round-up: Echo Show 15, Amazon Kids on Alexa, and More
Alexa is getting smarter and more complex every single day by finding new ways of applying learned behaviours to new and different scenarios. Currently built into more than 100,000,000 devices worldwide, Alexa and the Echo suite of devices continue to evolve.
Here are the top Amazon devices updates you should know for December 2021.
Echo Show 15 now available to purchase
Echo Show 15, the newest addition to the Echo Show family, is now shipping to customers across Canada. With a 15.6-inch, 1080p Full HD display, Echo Show 15 can be mounted on a wall or placed on a counter via a stand accessory, in either portrait or landscape orientation.
The Echo Show 15 is available for $329.99 on Amazon.ca.
Introducing Amazon Kids on Alexa
On December 9, Amazon began rolling out Amazon Kids on Alexa-enabled devices. Previously only available through Fire tablet and Fire TV devices, Amazon Kids on Alexa lets parents create a personalized experience for their kids and choose what content they have access to on all household devices
Personalized Voice Profiles allow parents to teach Alexa what their children sound like, ensuring that whenever someone asks a question or requests a task, Alexa can recognize the voice and provide appropriate responses.
In-Skill Purchasing launches in Canada
In-Skill Purchasing (ISP) is now available in Canada. In-skill purchasing lets you sell premium content, such as game features and interactive stories in custom skills. You can add in-skill purchases to a custom skill, and buying these products in a skill is seamless to a user.
Zoom now available on the Fire TV Omni Series
Just in time for the holidays, Zoom’s first ever smart TV app is available on the Fire TV Omni Series. You can now start and join Zoom Meetings from the biggest screen in your home. It’s quick and easy to get started.
All you need is a Fire TV Omni Series of any size and a compatible 720p-1080p webcam