Amazon announces dev kit to bring Alexa to wearables

|By:, SA News Editor

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZNannounces a new Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit that makes it easier for developers to bring Alexa into smartwatches, headphones, and other wearables. 

The toolset will launch later this year and is aimed at low-power devices that communicate with the Alexa app in an iOS or Android smartphone, which processes the request. 

Involved partners include Bose, iHome, and Jabra.    

Amazon shares are up 0.7%.   

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