Alexa is teaching itself to get better at understanding what you mean

Amazon Alexa skills

One of the drawbacks of relying on a voice-based digital assistant like Alexa is you may be interacting with it without the benefit of a screen or some kind of visual element. Meaning, much of the interaction may be dependent on your memory of what the assistant’s software can actually do — and the commands required to execute those capabilities. That said, a few new skills for Amazon’s Alexa are rolling out today in the US that are intended to help Alexa slowly get better at understanding what you mean when you talk to her.

More specifically, thanks to machine learning in the background, Alexa is increasingly able to teach herself to get better at understanding what you’re really trying to say.

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Alexa is teaching itself to get better at understanding what you mean originally appeared on BGR.com on Fri, 7 Dec 2018 at 18:04:49 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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