Three giant computer manufacturers, including Acer, Asus, and HP, have partnered with Amazon in its push to spread its popular voice assistant to more third-party devices. Users can also ask it to identify nearby businesses in the middle of a trip and offer directions to them.
The AR glasses by Vuzix will enable the core Alexa's capabilities, such as showing sports scores, right on the glasses, as reported by Bloomberg. The AR glasses will reportedly arrive in the second quarter with a cost around $1,000 (approximately Rs. 63,400).
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That's a product developed right here in Rochester, by a company called Vuzix, which makes virtual reality and augmented reality glasses. Sound pricey? It is, but interestingly, Vuzix Chief Executive Officer Paul Travers has said they're looking to get the price down to $500 Dollars by 2019.
Toyota is not the first automaker to pair up with Amazon. The company has launched the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit to make its new development possible and ultimately broaden the reach of Alexa - taking on Google Assistant, Apple Siri, and Microsoft Cortana.
What is more exciting to hear is that Amazon has expressed its intentions to extend the Alexa technology to wearables and fitness devices and beyond. The popularity of Alexa in homes has led many observers and analysts to conclude that it could bring voice in vehicle to a new level.
Amazon hasn't said whether it will release its own branded smart glasses with Alexa, but Travers expects it to happen.