Amazon Echo Look now available to everyone in the U.S.

Amazon launches Echo Look in U.S., could popularize computer vision via Alexa

Amazon said that its Echo Look, an Alexa-powered device that will give you fashion advice, is generally available in the U.S. The launch could popularize computer vision use cases.

And outside of traditional playback and voice control, the Fire TV Cube also includes a built-in speaker allowing users to check the weather, listen to the news, control compatible smart home devices, and more.

The Fire TV Cube is built to be hands-free but the device still comes with a remote control.

TV owners have all experienced this moment: Right when you're about to watch something, the remote control seems to have evaporated. You could say, "Alexa, turn on The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu", and the Cube will power on the TV, connect up to the streaming service, and start playing the show from where you left off.

The Fire TV Cube features far-field voice recognition technology with a total of eight microphones and an internal speaker. "And, it's just the beginning".

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But that's not the only trick up the Fire TV Cube's sleeve; it incorporates four IR blasters (one in each side) to communicate with all of your A/V equipment. The Fire TV Cube will begin shipping on June 21. Prime members that order today or tomorrow can take advantage of a special introductory offer and grab the gadget for just $89.99 - a savings of $30.

Apart from that, the Cube works both as a Fire TV and as an Echo device. The Fire TV Cube, like an Echo speaker, will instead always be listening for voice commands. Getting people to use Alexa keeps them tied to Amazon's services and ultimately buying more from the online retailer. Amazon's other Fire TV devices require you to keep a separate remote handy. Amazon is also giving a $10 credit for Prime Video to customers who purchase and register their TV Cube by July 1. It will go on sale June 21.

There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details.

The Fire TV Cube will be an interesting test for full-blown streaming boxes, which have fallen out of favor as most consumers opt for cheaper streaming dongles that can fit behind a television. While Apple's market share is holding steady at 15% according to Parks Associates, cheaper products from Roku and Amazon respectively make up 37% and 28% of streaming player usage among US broadband homes.

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