The device acts as a smarthome hub that delivers entertainment, information and AI assistance services through voice commands, and controls IoT enabled devices around the house.
"CES will see the voice-enabling of everything with Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and others as a powerful new theme", said JP Gownder, an analyst at Forrester who specialises in AI and robotics.
Smart home connectivity from inside one's auto is now made possible with the help of Amazon's Alexa and Ford. They can also ask for directions to their destinations, request news, listen to audiobooks, and add items to their Amazon shopping carts.
Amazon has dominated CES with a series of integrations of its Alexa voice-enabled assistant into a variety of devices, from cars to refrigerators.
LG has announced another new device at this years CES, the LG Smart InstaView Refrigerator which LG says is created to be the heart of the home. First, Ford will let plug-in electric auto owners control their vehicle from home using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap.
Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi owners will be the first to access home-to-car capabilities; vehicles with Sync Connect are next on the list. The synergy creates conveniences for vehicle sharing and tasks like checking battery power, but the promise of voice activation with broader features is really the promise of safety. The second phase will happen over the summer and will allow drivers to use their voices to command Alexa while driving.
Whirlpool hasn't revealed exactly which models will work with Alexa, but did say they will debut early this year along with the Whirlpool skill for Alexa.
Steve Rabuchin, vice president for Amazon Alexa said: "We believe voice is the future, and this is particularly true in cars".
The South Korean giant Samsung has made its first attempt to enter the gaming PC market with its newly launched Odyssey 15 laptop. The 15-inch model has a battery consumption of 43 watts per hour while the bigger one has can expend around 93 watts per hour.
DeBord spent five seasons in the National Football League with the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears as a position coach. Under Debord, the Vols were second in the SEC in scoring offense this season, averaging 36 points per game.
As if often the way with concept like this, Chrysler has not announced a price or release date for the Portal. There is also a unique steering wheel and no less than 10 docking stations for a range of mobile devices.
Since 2008, app makers have received $60 billion from Apple , which means that they received a third of it only thanks to 2016. The number of apps on the App Store also increased, with 2.2 million apps in total, a 20 percent increase from previous year .
UNC will receive a challenge tonight from a Clemson team that has won nine straight games to improve its record to 11-2. Brownell and the Tigers will get another chance for a résumé-building win on Saturday at No. 23 Notre Dame.
The manufacturing sector has been dwarfed by output from services, which accounts for about two-thirds of the U.S. economy. The headline Nikkei Philippines Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index climbed to 55.7 from 56.3 in November.
In Copperas Cove, residents can leave their live trees for curbside pickup on their regularly scheduled day for trash pickup. County parks, community centers or other county facilities may not be used for tree-cycling or dumping of unwanted items.
In a memoir released late previous year , Kelly has said she endured sexual harassment by Roger Ailes , former CEO of Fox News . It's now official: Anchor Megyn Kelly, one of the biggest stars at Fox News, is leaving the cable network for a job at NBC.
The states of northern Brazil, which border top cocaine producers Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, are battle zones in the drug trade. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A lack of guards means prisoners can take control, experts say.
Instead, maybe it's the Giants, who swept the Cowboys this season, that are the team fans are most apprehensive about facing. Conversely, the Packers' secondary is considerably banged up, and won't have a bye week to get everyone healthy.
A total of $700 million will be spent to expand and upgrade Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant in MI , with 700 new jobs added. In fact, only a tiny fraction (2,400 out of 190,000) of the GM model he singled out, the Cruze, are made in Mexico.
Her mother talked about being confident she'd raised her children with strong morals that would serve them after her death. Dylann Roof's next trial for the killing of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church has been delayed.
Balderas' wife Martha is in critical condition, Peter and their other four children are listed as in stable condition. The home at 1301 Carolyn is owned by Peter Balderas according to the Potter-Randall Appraisal District.
The most prominent one is located across the road from the Japanese Embassy in Seoul - placed there in 2011. Busan police originally removed the 5ft-tall bronze statue, which depicts a sitting, barefoot woman.
Milwaukee's standout Greek forward made the first game-winning shot of his 3 1/2-year National Basketball Association career. Curry and Durant then combined for nine points in a 12-3 start for the Warriors to regain control in the second half, 81-74.
The two-time Heisman Trophy finalist has thrown for 4,173 yards, 38 touchdowns and ran for 583 yards and eight scores this season. Will the stars finally align for Dabo Swinney and the Tigers? "I think we kind of got taken out of the game plan a little bit".
Secretary Fontes said that the old prison "was the only solution available to the state to stop another massive killing". Three other facilities in Amazonas state saw rioting on Sunday and Monday, and 184 inmates escaped, according to Gov.
Razer, known for its gaming laptops and accessories, today unveiled its latest product, the world's first triple display laptop. In an interview with Polygon, Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan revealed that his company is seeing lackluster resp.
Israel's military has said it believes a significant number of them were essentially on suicide missions. Azaria would need to submit a pardon request to President Reuven Rivlin or the Israeli Defense Forces.
The watchdog bureau said the credit agencies had violated the Dodd-Frank Wall Street and financial industry reform law. Unless they cancelled during the trial period, consumers were charged a recurring fee - usually $16 or more per month.
Newly-appointed DMK Working President andparty Treasurer M K Stalin's entry into politics is like a fish taking to the water. The resolution said the working president will have all the powers and responsibilities vested with the post of president.
With no injury report due today for the Texans because it is an off day, Monday becomes an important day in Savage's recovery. Osweiler signed a four-year contract worth $72 million last offseason but has failed to live up to expectations this season.
Exchange Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Wells Fargo & Co. were worth $6,322,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Finally, Pure Financial Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Company by 2.8% in the second quarter.
And with the enhanced Magic Zoom, viewers can enlarge and record any part of the screen they wish to see close up. Of course we continue to see the trend of thinness with the 55-inch SJ9500 - only 6.9mm at its thinnest point.