Amazon is launching two new designs for its Echo Dot Kids devices, the corporate introduced at its digital occasion at present. The Echo Dot Kids devices now are available in new Owl and Dragon designs. The two new designs be a part of Amazon’s present Echo Dot Kids devices: the Tiger and the Panda. The new designs shall be out there beginning subsequent month for $59.99.
Amazon’s Echo Dot devices are designed to assist children be taught and develop, as children can ask Alexa questions, set alarms and get assist with their homework. The devices additionally embody parental controls; you possibly can set each day deadlines, filter specific songs and evaluate exercise within the Amazon Parent Dashboard.
The firm additionally famous that the devices include one 12 months of Amazon Kids+, which is its kid-focused content material service that features ad-free books, video games, apps and Alexa Skills. Amazon additionally teased that quickly children will get entry to new associate and premium choices with Amazon Kids+.
On the subject of0 children, Amazon additionally revealed a new AI-powered characteristic will enable children to co-create characters and visible tales with Alexa with parental consent. Following Alexa’s prompts, children will be capable of choose or customise animated characters and Alexa will create a singular story with visuals and music. The firm says this characteristic is made potential by developments in conversational and generative AI throughout language and audio. Kids will be capable of use the characteristic this vacation season.
Amazon additionally introduced that Disney’s wearable gadget that lets friends enter theme parks and extra, the MagicBand+, shall be suitable with “Hey, Disney!” and work with Echo devices.