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Seven women behind Alexa

Amazon Blogs – 3.9.19 (3.8.19)


A woman in front of a blue-filtered woman smiles as she looks to her left.

Whenever she can, Milkana Brace steps onto a water taxi, breathes in the crisp air, and makes her way to her small family cabin on a tiny island in the San Juan Islands, a few hours outside of Seattle.

When she’s not recharging by the Salish Sea, she’s tackling some of the most complex challenges in technology: how to voice-enable the world around us.

Brace is the founder and CEO of Jargon and an Alexa Fund entrepreneur. She’s one of many women working to enhance the voice experience, building out Alexa’s skills, knowledge, and abilities.

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Meet August View – the Premium Wire-free Doorbell Camera

August Home YouTube Channel – 3.6.19 (3.5.19)


Answer your door from anywhere with August View, the world’s most advanced wire-free doorbell. August View is made with your home in mind. With a variety of interchangeable faceplates and a slim, sleek design, August View looks at home in any entryway. Manufactured using premium materials, August View is built to last. A high-performance sensor delivers crisp, realistic video right to your phone.

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The Lyra Voice is an Alexa-powered router that sings

ASUS Blog – 2.28.19 (2.27.19)

Our Lyra family of routers aren’t just capable networking devices; they’re designed to be attractive enough to blend in with your home decor so you can confidently place them anywhere you need them. The Lyra Trio nodes are small, triangular, and modern, and the original Lyra features a low profile design that makes it easy to deploy a discreet mesh network. The Lyra Voice takes that notion to the next level, because it doesn’t look like a router at all. Unless you knew otherwise, you would swear it’s just a cool-looking speaker.

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