Amazon introduces Christmas Countdown skill to Alexa with Christmas related Interactive

Amazon introduced new skill to alexa called Christmas Countdown which included three Christmas stories from Santa when users ask “how many sleeps until Christmas?” or “Alexa, tell me a Christmas story”, virtual assistant sing Christmas songs and different question each day asked to boost interaction. This visual aspects will also appear when Christmas Countdown is used on compatible Amazon Echo smart speaker devices including Echo Show, Echo Spot and on Fire TV.

Amazon Echo smart speaker devices – the Echo Show and Echo Spot
Amazon Echo smart speaker devices – the Echo Show and Echo Spot

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Alexa Drop In Video Call and Announcements Feature Expanded to Amazon Fire HD Tablets

Amazon announced expansion of Alexa Drop In service to the latest generation of Fire HD 8(2017 and 2018) and Fire HD 10 tablet, to make and receive Drop Ins (one-way intercom style communication) and speaker system-like Announcements through home system of Echo devices and Alexa mobile app on the same account, starting from Wednesday.

Amazon Echo Plus
Amazon Echo Plus

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