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Amazon launches Alexa and Echo devices in India

Thursday 5 October 2017 | 08:59 CET | News
Amazon has announced that the Alexa and Echo devices are now available by invitation in India, and that they are coming to Japan later this year. Amazon has also expanded the Alexa Skills Kit and the Alexa Voice Service, so developers and hardware makers around the world can create localized Alexa experiences for Indian and Japanese customers.

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: India / Japan
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