8 Amazon Alexa skills for the smart home of the future | What Hi-Fi?

If you’ve watched the Iron Man movies, you’re probably acquainted with Jarvis, the intelligent system that organises the missions of billionaire Tony Stark. But the technology is no longer only on the big-screen. Voice assistants are a reality, offering an ever-increasing number of functions, from reading the latest news headlines to playing music and answering questions.

The likes of Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google’s Voice Assistant initially began appearing in smartphones, tablets and computers. However, driven by Amazon’s Alexa – and Amazon’s apparent desire to corner the voice control hardware market – the technology is set to arrive on your audio and video products.

We take a look at the Alexa skills that could soon be helping you control your music, movies and more…

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Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future.

He lives in London with a single android – a temperamental vacuum cleaner – but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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