Amazon surprises us at the autumn equipment and services event, And expected updates to its Echo, Fire TV and Ring product lines. When we entered the holiday shopping season, the event helped Amazon cause buzz. For the first time, . (The annual auction is usually held in July, but this year is scheduled to start on October 13th.) This means placing Alexa anywhere inside or outside the house and solving Pay attention, this is the big storyline of 201
The company’s Echo and Fire TV products will be the first products to receive the Sustainability Medal, and are working hard to reduce the power consumption of the device through a new low-power mode and energy dashboard integrated with Alexa. Amazon also promised to build solar and wind farms to generate energy that can meet the consumption of all its equipment.
The company launched a cloud gaming service on top of Amazon Web Services, which can run on PC, Fire TV and even iOS. There is a Luna Plus game channel, which contains a selection of games, and Amazon is working with publisher Ubisoft to provide some of these games on the first day.
It has a custom $50 controller, which connects directly to the cloud instead of local devices.
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This is a custom controller that connects directly to the cloud, and Amazon says that compared to a controller that connects to a PC, Mac, or Fire TV via Bluetooth, the round trip delay is reduced by 17 to 30 milliseconds.
After redesigning, adopting a new spherical shape and being able to adapt to the sound of the room, the fourth-generation Echo incorporates the previous functions of Echo Plus. It is also a bridge to the Amazon Sidewalk network and contains neural network technology to accelerate Alexa.
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It has the same redesign as the spherical Echo, but now has a stylish fabric cover and better speakers.
The children’s version also has a spherical shape, with some child-friendly features, including voice profiles for children and Sidekick, allowing Alexa to read them aloud.
Now, it has Zigbee and Sidewalk hubs, and it stays quiet when spinning in your direction. In order to protect privacy, a camera shutter is built in, and all Echo devices will have the command to view privacy settings and “delete everything I have said”. It will also support Hulu, Netflix and Prime Video.
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Pro 6 is basically the same as Eero 6, but is designed to handle higher bandwidth-up to Gigabit instead of 500Mbps-connections.
Ring car products: $60-$200
Three new car-centric ring products
Screenshot from Amazon/Juan Garzon/CNET
Ring’s $200 Ring Car Cam will help users record traffic stops, collisions and other road incidents.
The $200 Connect made its debut on Tesla (Tesla). It uses the vehicle’s built-in external camera to capture video in case the car breaks down while driving or parking.
Finally, Ring’s $60 car alarm can be plugged into the car’s on-board diagnostic port and use sound and accelerometer sensors to monitor the vehicle for bumps, break-ins, towing or other events.
There are no product pages on Amazon yet, but we will add them here when they arrive.
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It is similar to the new Fire TV Stick, but lacks the integrated TV controls on the remote.
Correction, September 24: The maximum resolution of the Fire TV Stick is 1080p, not 4K as mentioned in the previous version of this story.