i’m not a fan of Amazonbut I love GadgetThis doubles for car gadgets designed for older cars that don’t have modern infotainment interfaces. apple carplay Also android auto. the owner of old carI should endorse the second-generation Amazon Echo Auto, which claims to add tons of modern features to my old vehicle, but I’m not.
Amazon Since 2018 when we released the first Echo Auto, it’s been vying for the corner of your car’s dashboard. Alexa Amazon is back again with this Echo Auto (2nd Gen). Amazon claims it can add modern features like voice control, smart home integration and roadside assistance to older vehicles. Pocket — Let me ask you a question, why should I care about my Echo in my car?
We’ve seen something like this before: Spotify Cursingfor example, living in died The assumption is that as long as you add some functionality to your phone, people will find another gadget useful.In the case of the Car Thing, it was a way to control music playback. It goes beyond Car Thing in that it offers a way to connect with select groups of other services like Apple Music, Pandora, and SiriusXM.
In addition to controlling music, Echo links with services like Amazon Fresh and uses a small set of Alexa Skills.of Verge Take ordering coffee at Starbucks as an example (and note that both of these use cases are more or less ways to add shopping to the driving experience). terrible, Echo Auto brings another voice assistant. Echo needs your phone to do everything.
See, Amazon Alexa and Echo didn’t turn out to be “huge failures.” Its development has eaten up billions of dollars and only spawned non-working memes about playing reggaeton. Oh wait. According to a report from , that is exactly the case. ArstecnicaThis latest version of the Echo Auto looks like Amazon is going to put the device anywhere, but there’s little reason to stick it on your car’s dashboard.