Amazon yesterday announced that their Echo speakers and Alexa is now accessible for the people of France. Costumers can now book their products because the shipments of Echo and Echo Dot to begin in the week of June particularly on 11th. Subsequently, the Echo Spot will available from next month.
In a press release Jorrit Van der Meulen Vice President of Amazon Devices International said, “Tens of millions of customers around the world are already using Alexa, and today we’re excited to introduce Alexa to our customers in France.”
He also said, “We’ve built an entirely new experience from the ground up that honors the French language and culture, allowing customers to just ask to get music, weather, news, information, and more—just by asking. And there are already hundreds of skills for French customers from some of the most popular brands in France.”
The Alexa Skills Kit allows developers to make voice apps for Alexa is now available in France, earlier in March it was available as developer preview version but now developers can use it to give a new experience to the customers. France joins a list of Alexa enabled countries, including Canada, UK, US, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Japan, India, and Ireland.
Amazon Echo speakers have seven microphones that utilize beamforming and noise cancellation technologies to hear clearly from the other end of a room. This advanced acoustic technology combines the signals from each pickup to suppress blast, reverb, ambient music, and other people’s voices so that Alexa hears the command clearly, even in a loud room.
On the Official website, products are listed at half price so many people can order it. Echo has a list price onAmazon.frof €99.99 but is selling today for €49.99. Echo Dot: from €29.99 to €59.99 and Echo Spot: €64.99 to €129.99.