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Amazon Alexa to be featured in Toyota and Lexus systems

Amazon Alexa to be featured in Toyota and Lexus systems

Both Lexus and Toyota vehicles will benefit from the voice assistant; in particular those with the Entune 3.0 App Suite, including the 2018 Toyota Camry and Sienna, and the vast majority of current model year Lexus vehicles with the Enform App Suite 2.0.

Customers will be able to access Alexa's range of skills - as its voice applications are called - while in the auto.

The automaker announced Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it is rolling out Amazon Alexa capability in certain 2018 and 2019 vehicles.

He claims that Vuzix's Alexa integration is part of an Amazon program that allows third-party hardware manufacturers to put the digital assistant into their products.

At the same venue, Toyota unveiled the autonomous e-palette concept. It will encompass online services from Pizza Hut, Didi Chuxing, Mazda and Uber.

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As per the reports, users will use Alexa to manage their calendar, create lists and answer questions by passing simple voice commands.

Toyota's Entune 3.0 system gets an upgrade to include a version of Alexa. This includes; Panasonic, Byton (electric auto manufacturer) and Garmin.

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Amazon is pushing for Alexa to be integrated into pretty much everything, from cars to fridges, thanks to providing developers with the tools to easily fit the virtual assistant into their devices.

"It's still really day one for us in terms of what we can do with Alexa in the vehicle", said John Scumniotales, head of products for Alexa's automotive efforts, onstage at an event at CES. The integration will give Toyota drivers a digital advisor this year, carrying a new trend for the automobile market. This will enable the assistant to work with its newest infotainment platforms.


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