Amazon Echo & Alexa speakers
What is Amazon Alexa and how does it work?
Amazon Alexa is the software that runs the Amazon Echo. Amazon Alexa is also the software that connects all the compatible Smart Home products. And Amazon Alexa is the voice you talk to when you’re making it all work. JB has a range of the latest Smart Home technology that works with Amazon Alexa including:
- Security cameras
- Video doorbells
- Smart speakers
What does Amazon Echo do?
The Amazon Echo is a big-tech smart speaker that runs on the Amazon Alexa Smart Home software. The latest generation Amazon Echo is not just the appliance you talk to when you want to find out what the weather is going to be that day. The Amazon Echo can also:
- Be a smart speaker. Control your Connected Home from the Amazon Echo
- Play music. Simply ask Amazon Alexa to play the music you want, including from your favourite streaming apps.
- Play podcasts. Search and play your favourite podcasts wherever you are in the home.
- Find out stuff. Use the Amazon Echo to search the internet for you, manage your diary, check traffic, make restaurant bookings. Anything really.
- Connect your phone. Making and receiving phone calls is easy on the Amazon Echo.
And the Amazon Echo is even more. It’s also a quality speaker, with a powerful and deep bass, impressive midrange and highs you’ll be impressed with.
How do you set up Amazon Alexa?
Setting up Amazon Alexa on any Smart Home appliance is easy, especially with speakers and soundbars. All you need to do is turn on your device, install the Alexa app, add the device through the app, and then follow the instructions. Amazon Alexa works with a range of big brand smart speakers, and we’ve got all the big brands at JB, including:
What is the best Amazon Alexa device to buy?
The Amazon Echo range of smart speakers is a great way to make the most out of everything Amazon Alexa provides. JB’s range includes:
- Amazon Echo Show. The Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8 have a smart display screen that allows you to do everything a screen can, as well as control your Connected Home.
- Amazon Echo Studio Smart Speaker. Five speakers, powerful sound, great design and stunning voice control.
- Amazon Echo Dot. A smart speaker with sleek designs, a clock, and everything Amazon Alexa provides.
Are Alexa speakers safe?
Amazon Alexa and the Amazon Echo speakers have layers of privacy controls built into them at all levels. That includes with cameras and microphones. You have total transparency and full control when you buy an Amazon Echo or use Amazon Alexa.
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