Follow Mark on LinkedIn Follow @marknca on Twitter Follow marknca on YouTube
marknca

Mornings With Mark
no. // 0 0 0 2

Amazon Alexa Everywhere

Subscribe to the podcast.

Watch the episode here

Join the discussion on LinkedIn

Tweet about this episode

Full machine generated transcript follows

Good morning, everybody. How you doing today? First of all, thank you very much for the well wishes of the last couple days. I've been fighting and the flu hit me pretty hard and visibility on the Block until I am not looking my past and on the podcast you can probably hear that there may be some grumbling some coughing and I will try to keep that case has going on in the last week since I last talked to you Amazon surprise Hardware event last week, so they ended up I'm leaking out some stuff last week and then a quick snap sort of Hardware in new Echo Show new echo.

Echo echo an amplifier a microwave a number of things a smart plug. Strategy for the reason why I want to take sides and I kind of look at it from you need to be aware of the risk in that accept that risk or not Siri Google Assistant Alexa Siri on homepod home stop Alexa devices, but they're always listening for a key trigger words.

So that always on microphone isn't recording it's looking for that trigger word whether that be Siri for that the OK Google or whether that be here. Is that trigger word or fake? Sears. Trigger word starts to record that more and what action it took as a result of those phrases that I can be very handy for troubleshooting to figure out why it made a decision a privacy concern that because it may have thought it her this trigger word.

It could be then recording. I've heard our Alexa's on the main floor here and Trigger for a number of things that actually worked a request to the device. So there is that privacy concerns and then it has been processed and executed depending on what it is now last week's event.

Pro V1 V2 way way better and far more useful for more designed as being like in the kitchen Alexa video. Obviously just getting in the microwave and the smart plugs that was smart plugs are not as smart as some aftermarket funds you can buy a third-party plug for probably about the same price that actually might be a better call for those of you that are in the Amazon ecosystem that smart plug in that microwave really kind of show where Amazon wants to go with us and they want everything Alexa enabled and Alexa store home coverage the course it continues to freak out if you want.

Always find Alexa stop the music. Perfectly illustrates some of the challenges with home assistance. I don't know if you picked up the music on the microphone. But of course that was playing and the kids were listening to music before they went to school. Now home assistant that home utility can be super useful for things like when you walk into the kitchen with the weather is if you're asking for timers, I use that all the time when I'm cooking and set multiple timers and that's a great way hands-free food or everywhere coverage through one or two devices.

So building in the things like the microwave on memes that you're able to now control that I'm all these different sources where you can have pick up means that you have better better coverage. So anywhere that you say that trigger word all of a sudden you can interact with the system.

Sing about it's like that Star Trek next Generation level computer computer and hook up your personal Amazon account to that device you're going to be able to make purchases at the credit card save witch on my account now. Account also is a lot of folks at Lake to their stuff.

So you can remove the payment information. You can have that serve clean history. Now, there's a lot of questions are it's really a personal choice but in the basement and I don't have it on the second floor where people sleep and sort of the more private conversations happen and things like that.

Cooking a answer of a central home like hey, what's the weather today? What's the forecast going to be set some timers and check some things that kind of deal downstairs in the basement. It's the control system. So they're handy very useful but not deployed everywhere because I don't need it everywhere and that's just a personal choice, but I think you need to be aware of those challenges and I'm so be aware.

It is listening all the time, but it's not sending up the cloud and only does that one that use a trigger word or thinks it hears it street or in passing. So you've heard it several times activate during this video. I'm also one of my kids is watching a great show on Netflix right now that actually has that word in the name.

Every time you say OK Google not nearly as often, but still there's the potential there. So interesting strategy from Amazon. And I think they'll get it there. I pushing a ton of the cheap products and it's very useful that solves some small needs. Anyone killer like you absolutely have to have this all the well-wishes in the last few days that you can see as you can hear.

I'm still not 100% still have lots of Life content from that show. I am in a few other trips next week. So have a great day quotes for home assistance. What are your concerns? Are you worried about putting them in your private spaces? Let me know at Mark and Mark n.

CA have a fantastic day. Look forward to talking to online sinon the show tomorrow. Good morning, everybody. How you doing today? First of all, thank you very much for the well wishes of the last couple days. I've been fighting and the flu hit me pretty hard and visibility on the Block until I am not looking my past and on the podcast you can probably hear that there may be some grumbling some coughing and I will try to keep that case has going on in the last week since I last talked to you Amazon surprise Hardware event last week, so they ended up I'm leaking out some stuff last week and then a quick snap sort of Hardware in new Echo Show new echo.

Echo echo an amplifier a microwave a number of things a smart plug. Strategy for the reason why I want to take sides and I kind of look at it from you need to be aware of the risk in that accept that risk or not Siri Google Assistant Alexa Siri on homepod home stop Alexa devices, but they're always listening for a key trigger words.

So that always on microphone isn't recording it's looking for that trigger word whether that be Siri for that the OK Google or whether that be here. Is that trigger word or fake? Sears. Trigger word starts to record that more and what action it took as a result of those phrases that I can be very handy for troubleshooting to figure out why it made a decision a privacy concern that because it may have thought it her this trigger word.

It could be then recording. I've heard our Alexa's on the main floor here and Trigger for a number of things that actually worked a request to the device. So there is that privacy concerns and then it has been processed and executed depending on what it is now last week's event.

Pro V1 V2 way way better and far more useful for more designed as being like in the kitchen Alexa video. Obviously just getting in the microwave and the smart plugs that was smart plugs are not as smart as some aftermarket funds you can buy a third-party plug for probably about the same price that actually might be a better call for those of you that are in the Amazon ecosystem that smart plug in that microwave really kind of show where Amazon wants to go with us and they want everything Alexa enabled and Alexa store home coverage the course it continues to freak out if you want.

Always find Alexa stop the music. Perfectly illustrates some of the challenges with home assistance. I don't know if you picked up the music on the microphone. But of course that was playing and the kids were listening to music before they went to school. Now home assistant that home utility can be super useful for things like when you walk into the kitchen with the weather is if you're asking for timers, I use that all the time when I'm cooking and set multiple timers and that's a great way hands-free food or everywhere coverage through one or two devices.

So building in the things like the microwave on memes that you're able to now control that I'm all these different sources where you can have pick up means that you have better better coverage. So anywhere that you say that trigger word all of a sudden you can interact with the system.

Sing about it's like that Star Trek next Generation level computer computer and hook up your personal Amazon account to that device you're going to be able to make purchases at the credit card save witch on my account now. Account also is a lot of folks at Lake to their stuff.

So you can remove the payment information. You can have that serve clean history. Now, there's a lot of questions are it's really a personal choice but in the basement and I don't have it on the second floor where people sleep and sort of the more private conversations happen and things like that.

Cooking a answer of a central home like hey, what's the weather today? What's the forecast going to be set some timers and check some things that kind of deal downstairs in the basement. It's the control system. So they're handy very useful but not deployed everywhere because I don't need it everywhere and that's just a personal choice, but I think you need to be aware of those challenges and I'm so be aware.

It is listening all the time, but it's not sending up the cloud and only does that one that use a trigger word or thinks it hears it street or in passing. So you've heard it several times activate during this video. I'm also one of my kids is watching a great show on Netflix right now that actually has that word in the name.

Every time you say OK Google not nearly as often, but still there's the potential there. So interesting strategy from Amazon. And I think they'll get it there. I pushing a ton of the cheap products and it's very useful that solves some small needs. Anyone killer like you absolutely have to have this all the well-wishes in the last few days that you can see as you can hear.

I'm still not 100% still have lots of Life content from that show. I am in a few other trips next week. So have a great day quotes for home assistance. What are your concerns? Are you worried about putting them in your private spaces? Let me know at Mark and Mark n.

CA have a fantastic day. Look forward to talking to online sinon the show tomorrow.