Ford announced in the January that it would be integrating Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant into Ford cars. Separately, Starbucks announced voice ordering through Alexa in January.
Alexa skills available to U.S. users officially surpassed ten thousand today and stand at 10,016. The current count for the UK remains just over four thousand but Germans still have fewer than one thousand skills as their disposal.
Anheuser-Busch launched a new Amazon Alexa skill for its Michelob ULTRA brand called Ultra 95.
iRobot will soon enable Alexa voice commands for its Roomba 960 and 980 app-controlled models.
Devpost, an online community for developers, is hosting a new hackathon specifically for Amazon Alexa skills.