Human User Experience

Amazon Echo

Introduction User Experience Problems References


In the recent years and with the huge advancements in technology, there has been a significant demand for smart home devices. Amazon Echo is one of the smart devices that was developed due to this demand. Unofficially known as Alexa, Amazon Echo is an intelligent personal assistant that gets activated by the wake word "Alexa". Developed by in 2014, Alexa can play music, set alarms, check the weather or traffic and make do-to lists when asked by the users. The different variations of Alexa are Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Echo Look, Show, Spot and Plus. In addition, Alexa can get connected to other smart home devices and control them. This has been a huge step in home automation.