According to Mehedi Hassan of Thurrott.com, Asus and Lenovo are also building new Windows 10 devices to bring a widen availability of Alexa in the market of Windows PCs.
Enabled by IntelSmart Sound Technology, an integrated audio DSP (Digital Signal Processor) built to handle audio, voice, and speech interactions, many of Acer's latest notebooks and desktops will support Amazon Alexa and respond to voice commands quickly while offering high fidelity audio without impacting system performance.
The roster of products to support Amazon's AI assistant will include the HP Pavilion Wave, ASUS's ZenBook and VivoBook line, as well as Acer Spin, Swift Switch and Aspire notebooks.
In a separate announcement, it has now been revealed that Amazon will partner with some of the biggest manufacturers of Windows systems to bring full Alexa support to Windows 10. Preinstalling Alexa on Windows devices could give Amazon the exposure it needs. Now part of the smart home, consumers will be able to control the projector after enabling the Acer Projector Smart Home skill by asking Alexa on a device like the Echo or compatible Acer PC, "Alexa, turn on the projector", "Alexa, select HDMI as the projector source", or "Alexa, change projector display mode to bright".
Similar to Acer, HP also recently unveiled the Pavilion Wave that is specifically created to offer voice interactions powered by Amazon Alexa. As Google and Apple continue growing and expanding their own personal assistants, Amazon has maintained its lead on those companies by getting Alexa into as much hardware as possible.
Acer on Monday a press release that Alexa will come to select Aspire, Spin, Switch, and Swift notebook models as well as Aspire all-in-one PCs starting the first quarter this year. Like the Echo Show, Alexa's responses will be displayed on the screen. Alexa making its way onto machines made by these brands could win it some favor among professionals, and the integration of Alexa for Business could help further its business appeal by helping with meetings, calendar management, and more. A command given to Cortana could be interpreted by Alexa or vice versa.
But Google Assistant is being used on potentially billions of Android phones, while, until now Amazon's Alexa hasn't had anywhere near the same kind of reach (in terms of people with direct access to Alexa).
He was replaced the next play, but as he made his way off the sideline he stubbled and needed help to get back up off the field. Newton took a hard hit in the fourth quarter in which he claimed his helmet came down over his eyes and hurt his right eye.
The Panama-registered tanker was sailing from Iran to South Korea, carrying 136,000 tonnes of condensate, an ultra light crude. The Chinese ministry said the second ship in the collision was a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship carrying 64,000 tons of grain.
Sead Kolasinac (ankle), Aaron Ramsey (hamstring), Olivier Giroud (hamstring) and Nacho Monreal (ankle) all remain sidelined. The third round of the competition marks the introduction of England's top teams to the competition.
He told the hosts that instead of condemning the decision, they should persuade their viewers to accept it. One of the phone calls was also to well-known Egyptian actor and singer, Yousra, who heeded his advice.
Franco thanked Tommy and the many people who worked on the film with him, including Seth Rogen and sister-in-law Alison Brie . He mentioned seeing a billboard for the movie with the creator's phone number actually on it.
The company's first successful Falcon 9 rocket launch of 2018 was also probably the most secretive in the company's history. The company has said it plans to launch roughly 30 missions in 2018 after completing a record 18 a year ago .
The Congress soon took to Twitter and said that this was the party president's first foreign visit after his takeover. State party chief Bhupesh Baghel will be assisted by Ram Dayal Uike and Shiv Kumar Dhahariya as working presidents.
He's very strong physically, good technique. 'I think this is a good opportunity for the club to buy this player. He went on to make 179 appearances for his boyhood club across all competitions and scored 27 goals.
If you look at the Core i5-8305G, the processor runs at a clock speed of 3.8GHz with a base clock frequency of 2.8GHz. Although things have been keep quiet, Intel has now listed the specs for its Core-G series with RX Vega M graphics.
All these data packs come with their similar offer of unlimited calls, SMS bundle, and access to Jio's bundle of applications. Vodafone's recharge for Rs 509 comes with unlimited local and STD calls, free SMS, and free subscription of Vodafone Play .
Taylor named to College Football Hall of Fame
He is the winningest coach in Virginia Tech history and has won 7 conference championships and 11 bowl games. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta .
Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam
The former chief minister of Bihar has been lodged in Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi since his conviction in the second case. The court had on December 23 convicted Lalu Prasad and 15 others in the case relating to the multi-million-rupee scam.
Macy's closing its downtown Cincinnati store
Little by little, Macy's is beginning to close some of the roughly 30 stores it previously announced were on the chopping block. Top-selling items included coats, boots, sweaters and fragrances. - CNBC's Courtney Reagan contributed to this reporting .
Kmart Set to Close Closing in Wicomico County
The stores targeted for closure are unprofitable and are set to be shuttered between early March and early April. Macy's also announced the closing of 11 stores on Thursday, though none in New England.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's love story in pictures
While Virat will be back after the match, Anushka will return to Mumbai earlier as she has to complete shooting for Aanand L. Isn't Anushka looking all handsome and one can see the reflection of happiness on her face as she cheers for Virat.