Amazon's $ 29.99 Echo Wall Clock is now here to complete the set of minimal Alexa devices (including a smart microwave and outlet connector) announced by the company earlier this year. Like any of the other products, the analog wall clock does not actually have an Alexa built-in microphone; It is meant for those who already own echoes. If you do, you can make it show timers, alarms, and reminders through voice commands.
The echo watch is powered by 4 AA batteries and must be synchronized with an Echo device through a fast setup process that requires Bluetooth and a Wi-Fi connection. But you can do everything through voice without having to pull out your phone. It has 60 LEDs running around the clock so you can watch several timers and alarms at the same time, which honestly sounds stressful to me. The wall clock has a white bezel ̵
Some examples Amazon predicts how to use the clock, including putting a pasta or beef timer during cooking, restricting a child's screen time, setting an intensity interval training timer, a reminder to go to work on time or to give yourself a hours of meditation. Timers and meditation not only seem jive, but the others sound reasonable, especially when most digital clocks on the phone or computer do not have such a large interface to see the time tipping down.