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Lenovo launches digital home assistant based on Amazon Alexa

Tuesday 3 January 2017 | 10:47 CET | News
Lenovo is adopting Amazon's Alexa platform to power its own voice-activated digital assistant and smart home products. At CES, Lenovo unveiled the Lenovo Smart Assistant, developed with Amazon as a smart home hub that can recognise user voice commands to conduct web searches, play music, create lists and set calendar reminders. The device will be available from May in a choice of three colours for USD 129.99. Lenovo also presented at CES a new Smart Storage device. Offering 6 TB capacity, the storage unit comes with facial recognition software to help organize photos based on faces. According

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