Amazon is making football history. Amazon Prime Video has signed a 10-year agreement with the National Football League to exclusively broadcast 15 Thursday Night Football games during the regular season and one pre-season game each year in the United States.
After donating Echo Show devices to support healthcare workers and patients affected by COVID-19, we learned of a story from Robert, an IT professional at one of the hospitals, who realized the potential of incorporating Alexa and Echo Show into his life beyond work. As a caregiver to his wife, Lois, Robert has witnessed how this technology has unexpectedly helped Lois gain independence and express herself.
Amazon is kicking off Black History Month 2021 with a monthlong celebration that is rooted in our commitment to being a place where Black leaders want to grow their careers, as well as supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in the Black community.
In creating Echo Frames, we had a vision at Amazon to invent a product that would empower customers to stay connected with the world and provide access to communication, information, and entertainment no matter where they are. We wanted to build a technology that could disappear into the background and help our customers engage with people, content, and services, without distracting them from the moment. So we asked ourselves: how do we build a device for all-day wear that works well both at home and on-the-go and lets customers stay present?