Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ unveils Google smart-speaker adventure

Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ unveils Google smart-speaker adventure

Netflix is promoting its “Lost in Space” reboot with a new interactive audio adventure on Google’s smart speakers: The “Lost in Space” audio game encourages participants to help key characters of the show after their spaceship crash-lands on an unknown planet. The audio adventure, which lasts between 5 and 6 minutes, features a branched narrative […]

Two-thirds of advertisers plan ads for voice-activated devices this year, according to MTM

Two-thirds of advertisers plan ads for voice-activated devices this year, according to MTM

Armed with the ability to target ads to voice-activated devices, more than two-thirds (68%) of advertisers plan to create ads specifically for these gadgets in the coming year. A survey of 232 UK media agency and brand-side executives by MTM has found that 79% of advertisers and agencies believe reaching audiences through voice-activated devices in […]

Amazon releases its first commercial for the Echo Spot

Amazon releases its first commercial for the Echo Spot

Amazon has released an ad for the Echo Spot on YouTube. The ad called “Be Together More” is only a minute long, and it’s full of feels. The commercial tells a heartfelt story about a grandma who is left home alone with her cat after a visit from her family. She’s gifted an Amazon Echo […]

DAS announces new Alexa skill for Amazon Echo

DAS announces new Alexa skill for Amazon Echo

We’d like to introduce you to our newest team member. #LegalAlexa Download the skill today.https://t.co/IS6AQ1X2eg #Insurtech #LegalTech #Alexa pic.twitter.com/SStU98nA24 — DAS UK Group (@DASLegalUK) January 25, 2018 DAS UK Group has become the world’s first legal expenses insurer to launch an innovative new Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo. DAS customers and the general public […]

Voice-controlled device use for online shopping in UK ‘to triple in 2018’, according to Narvar

Voice-controlled device use for online shopping in UK ‘to triple in 2018’, according to Narvar

Two percent of all UK consumers are already using voice-controlled devices such as Google Home and Amazon Echo for online shopping, accounting for 20% of all device owners in the UK, according to new research. The survey of almost 3000 UK consumers, conducted by post-purchase experts Narvar in association with YouGov, reveals that adoption of […]

Amazon Echo comes in red now to help raise funds to fight AIDS

Amazon Echo comes in red now to help raise funds to fight AIDS

The new, second-generation Amazon Echo smart speaker comes in a variety of different coloured shells. Amazon is adding one more to the mix: a bright red shell that’ll help raise money for the fight against AIDS. The newly coloured Echo is part of a collaboration between Amazon and (RED), and just one of a collection […]

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s Launches Amazon Echo Ordering in the UK

Domino’s, one of the UK’s favourite pizza, is once again pioneering the use of new technologies to make ordering a pizza even easier, with voice-activated ordering through Amazon’s Echo and Dot devices. Working closely with its innovation agency We Are Social, Domino’s now allows customers with an Easy Order profile to place an order for […]