The star of Snakes on an Airplane is now included in Inside Your Alexa. Actor Samuel L. Jackson is one of the new voice celebrities of the smart speaker, just one of several new innovations featured in the multifunctional Amazon Alexa.
You don't need to hold your wallet for this one, with the Jackson feature available. For only 99 cents, Jackson can be the voice that answers Alexa's requests. This is just one of several new bells and whistles offered by Amazon in the new Alexa look, which is looking for its own endgame in what is increasingly a crowded arena for smart speakers.
New wrinkles and additions to the Alexa array include ways to simplify things around the house. The ability to connect to an intelligent convection oven that meets ideal cooking instructions by barcode scanning or preset simplifies certain daily tasks. Alexa Guard will alert when smoke detectors are activated or a window is broken, making one never far from home. The ability to get a meteorological report on waking is another routine that makes life a little easier.
There is a "child-to-child connection", a parental monitoring system that allows children to call other children who are already on Alex's contact list. Sharing photos is another benefit of the new smart speaker appearance.
But the buzzing is because Jackson's voice can be downloaded into the system. According to an Amazon press release, "Just ask Sam to tell you jokes, weather information, set timers and alarms, play music and more ̵
This Alex party is far from over.
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