Amazon Echo

Consumer Goods Walmart Taps Google Voice Tech To Let Customers Order Groceries On Command

Walmart Voice Order works across Google Assistant-powered platforms, including smart speakers and displays, and is set to take on Amazon's grocery services

Analysis How Brands Like GM Turn The Car Into A Mobile Commerce Hub

From Volkswagon to Honda, leading automotive retailers are integrating cars with ecommerce and digital entertainment capabilities to make the driving experience the highlight of the journey

Brand Activation & Immersion Sperry Sporters Can Ask Alexa How To Reduce Environmental Footprint

The footwear retailer is raising awareness among consumers on ocean pollution with an Alexa Skill called Sperry Waterkeeper

Automotive Drivers Can Interact With Amazon Alexa Via Echo Auto

Drivers can now access the AI assistant from their car with new features like safety assistance that showcase how voice can enhance the driving experience

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like Amazon Are Relieving The Stress Of Shopping With Wardrobe Curation

Whether designing a personal wardrobe or pairing previously purchased pieces together to form a stylish ensemble, brands are using AI-enabled technology to provide their customers with personalized shopping and styling

Food & Beverage Consumers Can Cook With Alexa Thanks To Culinary Platform Integration

Amazon has partnered with cooking app SideChef to enable a rich step-by-step kitchen experience for consumers, including voice guidance, photography and video recipe demos on visually-enabled devices

Packaging & Product Engagement Frito-Lay's Alexa Skill Lets Parents Leave Notes In Their Kids' Lunches

Parents can ask Alexa what to write in notes on the snack brand's products, helping support their kids as they return to school

Beauty Coty Beauty Fans Can Shop Personalized Makeup Tutorials

The beauty retailer's collaboration with Amazon Echo will show viewers personalized product recommendations in conjunction with the videos they watch, then allow them to add items directly to their shopping cart

Merchandising & Curation Amazon's Online Streaming Service For Kids Comes To The Apple Store

Amazon FreeTime is a fun and educational app filled with family-friendly content from brands like Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, PBS Kids and more, now available from Apple

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Alexa For Hospitality Caters Specifically To Hotel Guests

Amazon is partnering with Marriott to introduce a connected system that will be customized for each property, offering hotel guests optimal convenience and the possibility of staying in synch with their digital environment

Cafe & Restaurant How Voice Is Streamlining Online Orders

As consumers familiarize themselves with AI assistants for mobile and home, shopping by voice enables hands-free convenience and personalized retail interactions

Home Consumers Could Control Their Homes By Tapping On The Wall

Technology from Carnegie Mellon and Disney Research turns walls into interactive surfaces that connect to lights, appliances and other devices

Retail Amazon Is Said To Be Building Robots For The Home

Amazon's latest technological feat is codenamed "Vesta," the robot designed to assist consumers within their homes

Home Smart Home App Gives Users Integrated Control Over Devices

The Stringify app has been updated, following its acquisition by Comcast, to allow consumers to automate their IoT devices on a deeper level