Amazon launches model “smart homes” across the US so customers can try out Alexa

Today, we place orders; tomorrow, we will be given them.

Fellowship of the Minds

big brother

That device is ALWAYS listening and recording you. It won’t be doing that in my home.

I get that people enjoy new technologies but are you so lazy that you can’t get up to turn off  the lights?

From Daily Mail: Amazon.com has set up model ‘smart’ homes across the United States for shoppers to experience what it’s like for voice aide Alexa to dim the lights, turn on the TV or order more laundry detergent.

The rollout underscores how Amazon aims to make Alexa and the company’s growing list of services, from shopping and entertainment to home security, an everyday part of consumers’ lives.  It also steps up competition with retailers such as Best Buy Co Inc that focus on showcasing technology and advising shoppers.

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, said it has partnered with Lennar Corp to convert some of the home construction company’s model…

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