BMW Cars and Amazon Alexa Echo Integration


Aug 12 2016

Expect to see a flood of cross vertical integrations like this in the coming year - From their press release:

"Later this year users will also be able to access BMW Connected via an Alexa skill for Amazon Echo, enabling them to get vehicle status like remaining range and execute remote commands like ‘door lock’, all through voice interaction. The skill integration into Amazon Echo and Alexa-enabled devices demonstrates BMW’s leading role in the area of digitalization. BMW is one of the first automobile companies to release a costumer product supporting voice services and access to vehicle information through Alexa."


More Details

Highlights

+ Available only on optional extra “ConnectedDrive Services”

+ BMW Connected built on Microsoft Azure

Additional Coverage

- https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/10/soon-youll-be-able-to-lock-your-bmws-doors-with-your-amazon-echo/

- http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/10/12423732/bmw-amazon-echo-alexa-connected

- http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/alexa-controls-bmw/





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