All Alexa devices can now automatically utilize a feature called Echo Spatial Perception, which analyzes your voice and determines which Alexa gadget should answer, so more gadgets do not respond to you at the same time.
Do you have more Amazon Alexa enabled devices in your home? In the future, all your echo devices and third-party Alexa-enabled gadgets should communicate better with each other, so the closest one wakes up when you pronounce a command.
In a Wednesday blog post, Amazon announced that all Alexa devices can now automatically exploit a feature called Echo Spatial Perception. First introduced to the Echo family of devices in 201
Now Amazon has moved this feature into cloud so "all existing and new Alexa enabled devices get the ESP feature without the need for changes on the device page," wrote Brendon Wilson, Amazon. He added that "Cloud ESP also offers superior accuracy – even in noisy environments."
It's good news for developers and owners of third-party Alexa gadgets. As Wilson noted, "previous implementations of ESP device integration with additional software required." As a result, most Alexa-enabled devices currently do not support the feature. But it will soon change. "Alexa continues to become increasingly integrated with people's lives, as it is enabled on multiple devices from a number of manufacturers," said Amazon Alexa Director Priya Abani in a statement. "By automatically enabling all devices to utilize ESP, getting customers the best experience with Alexa over the growing number of devices and Alexa-enabled experiences. "