The number of requests increased by 67 percent in India with almost 50 percent of customers from non-metro cities. According to amazon, 1.7 lakh questions were answered by Alexa daily. It is related to sports, movie dialogues, word focus, difficult math problems, weather and the latest stock market updates. Various Indian customers played more than 21.6 lakh songs every day. Devotional and regional language were important in the top 20 songs during the fourth anniversary of Alexa in India.
Last Year, Alexa made its debut on Amazon shopping app for android and the company says it answered to over 5.8 lakh requests every day to search for products.
Features of Alexa
Alexa is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts. Real-time information such as news, playing audiobooks, traffic, sports. Alexa can control several smart devices using itself as a home automation system. Find your phone, keep your home secure, Alexa knows your music taste, it can clean your flat, say thank you in French.
According to Amazon, Alexa records what you say only after an Echo or Alexa-enabled device detects your wake words. Alexa starts recording on your request, sending up to Amazon’s cloud.
People love to spend time with alexa. They wished alexa “Alexa, good morning” and “Alexa, good night” 11,520 times every day. Amazon also claims that Alexa became more accurate in understanding user queries. It reduces Automatic Speech Recognition errors by 25 percent.
Around March-April-2021, customers asked 11,500 questions every day about Covid-19, health and wellness related topics.
Alexa spreads all over the country and comes in equal numbers from metros like Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, as well as smaller cities like Bundi, and Gadchiroli. Customers from over 85 percent pin codes purchased Echo Smart Speaker in 2020. You can use alexa in your smartphones also.
Moreover, customers in 2020 asked Alexa to control a smart home gadget 8.6 lakh times every day. Alexa also answered over 43K animal sounds requests versus the wild Planet Skill every day in 2020. If you want to buy Echo Dot, then you can on Amazon website.
Some alexa employ artificial intelligence to improve voice recognition and cater to the user. Amazon has a human quality-control team that reviews user recordings to ensure Alexa’s accuracy.