GE’s new LED list flare comes with Amazon’s Alexa practical partner inside
December 7, 2016 - table lamp
Amazon is aiming to put a Alexa virtual assistant pretty most anywhere. Next up: a high-tech list lamp.
GE this morning denounced a new LED list flare with Alexa inside, as partial of GE Lighting’s “C by GE” brand. The company says it’s a initial time Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service has been used within a lighting product, permitting users to ask questions and control a connected home, among other Alexa features.
GE says it’s designed in partial by Richard Clarkson, a engineer of “The Cloud” roof fixture.
“We’re vehement to work with GE Lighting to move Alexa to their LED flare and capacitate new forms of voice experiences,” pronounced Aaron Brown, Director of Alexa, in a news release. “Voice is a destiny of home automation and a multiple of Alexa with a GE LED list lamp, provides people with a elementary and frictionless approach to correlate with their homes.”
The product will be accessible for pre-order in early 2017, and it’s scheduled for recover in a second quarter. Pricing hasn’t been announced, though a GE deputy pronounced it should cost reduction than an Amazon Echo device, that is $180.