At their event today, Amazon announced a new smart plug to add to its list of home automation products. The company accidentally leaked the device on its website earlier today and has now made it official.
The Amazon Smart Plug is the first device which comes with the Amazon Wi-Fi Simple Setup and is available for pre-order starting today. The plug is available for pre-order and will cost $24.99, and will start shipping next month. Apart from that, Amazon also claims that now if you forgot to turn off your lights or lock the door at night then Alexa will remind you to do so.
Now, the with state of the art AI, we can build a deep neural network that begins to replicate a human being’s hunch. We’ve been testing that in the labs for a while now, and it turns out it’s incredibly delightful.
So now when you say “Alexa, set an alarm” or “Alexa, good night” – and millions of customers do this – every once in a while, Alexa will have a hunch – you left your lights on, your back door is unlocked. We’re just getting started. Like all things, this feature will get better and smarter over time.
Alexa will use a state of the art AI and a neural network to replicate human hunch and act upon it to make sure you don’t forget something important. The company also claimed that this is just the start and they are working on making it smarter moving forward.