Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994..The company produces consumer electronics—Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo—and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services (IaaS and PaaS).With the help of upcoming technology of AI and ML Amazon introduced one of its service in the form of Amazon Alexa.
Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon. lexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on tens of millions of devices from Amazon and third-party device manufacturers. With Alexa, you can build natural voice experiences that offer customers a more expressive way to interact with the technology they use every day. It was first used in the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers developed by Amazon. It is capable of voice interaction, music playback, setting alarms and many more. Alexa can also control several smart devices using itself as a home automation system.
With the help of Alexa Skills Kit Amazon allows developers to build and publish skills for Alexa.These third-party developed skills, once published, are available across all Alexa-enabled devices with the help of Alexa app.Most devices with Alexa allow users to activate the device using a wake-word (such as Alexa).Alexa is Available in English,French,German,Japanese,Italian and in Spanish.