IoT (Internet of Things) devices have been trying to make our homes smarter since the advent of Amazon’s Echo and a variety of other devices. However, there has always been two major problems. The first, they are expensive. Secondly, people don’t really know which device to choose. Well, unveiled at CES 2017, Lenovo, in collaboration with Amazon, has supplied an answer. That answer is the Lenovo Smart Assistant.
With a consideration to customer’s needs, Lenovo teamed up with Amazon to include their Alexa cloud-based voice services into their Smart Assistant.
The Lenovo Smart Assistant was designed to recognize users voice commands and it uses Alexa to give you a variety of options. It allows you to conduct web searches, create lists, play music and it provides calendar updates, but that’s only scratching the surface. Besides, this, Alexa, whose brain exists in the cloud, means that she always gets smarter. Check out the video below.
In addition, the Lenovo Smart Assistant comes with eight 360-degree far-field microphones. These microphones have been coupled with noise suppression and echo cancellation. They can also pick up your voice commands from up to 16 feet away. You can also purchase the Smart Assistant a special Harman Kardon edition. This gives you premium audio quality for music and entertainment.
Another interesting feature is the fact that the Smart Assistant offer “Smart Storage”. The Smart Storage means that your Smart Assistant has a 6TB cloud-based memory, that gives you multi-device auto-sync capabilities. [via]
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