BMW will use? Alexa's technology for its new voice assistant


BMW will use Amazon Alexa's technology to develop a new voice assistant for his cars. Car manufacturers are investing a lot of resources in developing digital services to offer inside cars. Not for nothing, today we talk about computers on 4 wheels. In particular, voice assistants are playing an increasingly important role; important in this context.

So, looking to the future, the German manufacturer has made it known that its next generation voice assistant will be & agrave; based on Alexa technology. To communicate this important news tenica Stephan Durach , Senior Vice President Connected Company and Development Technical Operations of the BWM Group and Dave Limp , Senior Vice President Devices and Services of Amazon, during the Devices event and Services from Amazon.


Technology from Alex, thanks to Alex Durach explains that will be possible to have even more dialogue; natural between driver and vehicle, so that people can stay focused on the road. Dave Limp adds that the collaboration between BMW and Amazon is; a great example of the Alexa Custom Assistant project that & egrave; born to make more it's quick and easy for businesses to develop intelligent, customized assistants for virtually any device, without the cost and complexity; design from scratch.

BMW's first voice assistant (BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant) & egrave; was introduced in 2018 and & egrave; soon became a very important element of the iDrive platform of the infotainment system. The new voice assistant, of course, will be able to & agrave; also interact with Alexa services. Therefore, drivers will not only be able to manage the functionalities; of the vehicle with their voice but also remotely manage the smart functions of their home, check the weather forecast and much more.

Customers can still choose to use the BMW and Alexa voice assistant individually , or have both assistants work together. When will the first cars of the German brand arrive with the new voice assistant? BMW says that the first cars featuring this new technical solution will arrive on the market within a couple of years .

So, all that remains is to wait for more information on the development of the new voice assistant for the cars of the German car manufacturer.

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