TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant

TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant

TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant

Toyota is planning to bring Alexa to some of its US-bound cars this year.

The previous two editions of CES in 2016 and 2017 mostly featured Amazon Alexa as the virtual assistant of choice for smart home appliances, but Amazon did not have a booth at the expo, and this is what Google is taking advantage of this year. Starting in 2018, Toyota will join the likes of BMW by offering the full Alexa voice-controlled app in Toyota and Lexus vehicles with either EnTune 3.0 or EnForm 2.0 infotainment systems.

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"Panasonic's work to bring Amazon Alexa to the auto is a great example of how we're seeing greater collaboration between technology vendors to provide a more consistent experience in different domains", said Nils Lenke, senior director of corporate research at Nuance.

TiVo has noticed that a lot of homes are accepting digital voice assistants like Google Home and Alexa into their lives, allowing those devices to make their homes and tasks smarter - and it wants in.

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You will be able to use Amazon Alexa enabled devices like the Echo and also third party Alexa enabled devices.

Other manufacturers are adding AI assistants to their vehicles as well - Samsung's Bixby is making its way to cars that may be equipped with the HARMAN concept. A year ago at CES Alexa was already in hundreds of third-party devices and the company says it has sold "tens of millions" of it s devices. And so here we are, with more news of Amazon and partners integrating Alexa into every product that might come to mind - glasses, cars, mirrors, microwave ovens, mobile accessories, computers and many others.

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