Has over one million in the United States reservations, "Echo", the new gadget from Amazon that brings the virtual assistant Alexa aboard cars. The device, unveiled last September and still only available on preorder at the invitation to American users, has begun in recent weeks to be delivered to the first customers who have booked. He said the vice President of Amazon Steve Rabuchin to Web site TechCrunch.
"We had over a million requests, we have now started the deliveries," said Alexa Rabuchin, Director, adding that some customers have received the device in time for Christmas.
The operative part of the Echo line-the same smart-speaker is a small rectangle that plugs into a power outlet as the cigarette lighter and set by Alexa on your smartphone. At that point it can be used to access using your voice to music, news, directions and other services.
In recent days, Amazon announced the passing of 100 million devices sold with Alexa on board. Much more widespread, due to the massive presence on Smartphones Android, Google's rival is the "voice Assistant, who later this month-the company announced at Ces in Las Vegas--will reach the milestone of one billion devices on which it appears.