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BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill

BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill BBC launches first voice activated service with Alexa Skill
Delores Daniels | 12 December, 2017, 18:38

If you don't have Amazon Music, you can use Pandora, Spotify, SiriusXM, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio - this covers both subscription and free options, giving everyone a way to utilize the feature.

The AWS system works as a cloud program that functions alongside various Amazon devices, from the Echo to the Echo Dots. Some are certainly too good to miss out on: the discounted Amazon Fire TV with 4K and Alexa Voice Remote for starters.

So instead of just asking Alexa to set an alarm for you, you'll be able to request specific songs, playlists, artists, or genres to get you out of bed in the morning.

The company will also launch Amazon Music Unlimited in Belgium and the Netherlands, according to De Tijd. By issuing the correct voice commands, Alexa will wake up users with the song, playlist, or news channel of their choice.

"The All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8" HD Display, 16 GB is only $49.99 at Amazon today! The option also exists to wake up to news by saying, for example, "to BBC News".

Since first launching in the United States in October of 2016, Amazon Music Unlimited has expanded to the UK, Germany, Austria, Japan and more, transforming music streaming with the ability to just ask Alexa to play music by voice and creating the most natural listening environment for millions of subscribers. Choose your music service, artist, genre, radio station, or song saved in your device.

The Amazon Music app is compatible with virtually all platforms in the wild: iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Fire TV, as well as any web browser. Finally, Amazon Music subscribers in particular are also given the option of telling Alexa to wake them up with a song with specific lyrics, an option for those who know the song but can't remember its name.

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