Amazon’s Voice Assistant Alexa Will Grace Toyota Vehicles

We are well aware that voice assistances are ruling the world and now it will rule the selective product line of an automobile giant, Toyota.

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  • It is estimated that by 2020, 50% of searches will be voice-based.
  • The Google voice queries have grown almost 35 times in the last 9 years.
  • The voice recognition market will be a $601 million industry by 2019

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Also, the increased use of voice commands/ searches have paved way for voice assistants. Lately we have seen the occurrence of plenty of virtual/voice devices, Google Home, Amazon Echo and Alexa are some of the leading voice assistances that are ruling the voice device market.

Coming to Amazon’s Alexa, this voice device acquires somewhere near 25,000 skills and to till date approximately 68% of smart speakers sold runs on Amazon’s Alexa.

Seeing the hype in demand, world’s leading automobile giant Toyota have also decided to integrate this fastest growing technology into some Toyota and Lexus vehicles. And well this isn’t new; as the automobile industry is lately embracing the tech world’s some of the most talked about and accepted offerings to improve the overall vehicle experience.

This latest development has definitely advanced Amazon’s vision to expand its voice platform beyond the home.

What will Amazon’s Alexa do in Toyota cars?

Through simple voice command, Alexa will help drivers and passengers navigate routes, get directions, control various entertainment features, get news, perform other vital functions of the car as well as add items in their shopping cart. The icing on the cake is that Alexa in cars can effortlessly be synced with other home devices to control thermostats while on the road.

“It’s still really day one for us in terms of what we can do with Alexa in the vehicle,”

John Scumniotales, head of products for Alexa’s automotive efforts, CES event

Toyota is not the first automobile giant to associate with Amazon’s Alexa.

Others, including Hyundai and Ford, have already made integrated Amazon’s voice command device into their product line.