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Amazon wants you to have a human-like conversation with Alexa

ANI
Published : May 25, 2019, 10:50 am IST
Updated : May 25, 2019, 10:50 am IST

The system would allow capturing and processing portions of a spoken utterance, before a wake word.

So instead of starting an instruction every time with 'Alexa, play some music', it could allow you to simply say, 'Play some music, Alexa.'
 So instead of starting an instruction every time with 'Alexa, play some music', it could allow you to simply say, 'Play some music, Alexa.'

It may seem a little odd to have a human-like conversation with your smart speaker, but Amazon is headed that way with its voice-enabled Alexa.

According to a patent filed by Amazon at the US Patent and Trademark Office, the e-commerce giant is working on a system to enable a more natural conversation with Alexa.

 

The system would allow to capture and process portions of a spoken utterance, before a wake word. So instead of starting an instruction every time with 'Alexa, play some music', it could allow you to simply say, 'Play some music, Alexa'; making the conversation more natural and human-like.

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