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Amazon's Alexa now delivers personalized results for up to 10 voices

12 October 2017

One of the Amazon Echo's biggest blindspots has just been addressed.

A single Alexa account can support up to 10 unique voices, the spokesperson said.

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In turn this also means a more personalized experience where users can get personalized shopping lists, music selections, and more, based on their personal preferences and history.

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As of today, Alexa will begin to use voice recognition to personally tailor calls and messages, flash briefings, shopping, and music playback via the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan. The company will be adding in more unspecified functionality in the future.

It's set to roll out across the line in coming days. Instructions on various ways to create a voice profile can be seen in this Amazon video. Getting started is similar to setting up Google Assistant or Siri on a phone. The original Echo was first made available in late 2014 for select Amazon Prime subscribers, and that means the Alexa AI has been learning new tricks and features for almost three years.

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To get started, you'll need to head to the setting section of the Alexa app to train her to recognize your voice.

Amazon's Alexa now delivers personalized results for up to 10 voices