17 stories about Alexa

In a world of Ambient Computing, Israel remains static

17.08.22|James Spiro
CTech spoke to Twang Founder and CEO Navot Volk about the growing market of Ambient Computing, where it is going, and why Israeli consumers still cannot benefit from it
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Vayyar Care’s new tech solution for an old person problem

06.07.22|James Spiro
Adults who care for their parents from afar can install sensors helping them track the behavior and potential falls of the elderly
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Voiceitt launches speech recognition app for people with speech impairments

09.06.21|James Spiro
The app can also be integrated with Amazon Alexa to help operate smart home devices
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How voice-activated services can revolutionize the workplace

03.08.20|Galit Galperin
The past few months have advanced the way we work a decade into the future and voice assistants, from Amazon’s Alexa to Microsoft’s Cortana, are stepping in to help employers keep their workers in sync while minimizing potentially infectious physical contact
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Hey Siri, I’m feeling down: could smart speakers serve as on-campus mental health counselors?

17.07.20|Dov Greenbaum
As student depression and anxiety reach an all-time high, colleges and universities are looking for new ways to help students cope and some are turning to technology, raising serious legal, ethical, and social concerns
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Alexa, Please Vacuum Seal These Strawberries

21.10.18|Adi Pick
Israel-based startup Silo swept Kickstarter with a promise for Alexa-activated food vacuum-sealing device
המבנה המודולרי שהקימה אמזון בחניון פארק מת"ם

Amazon’s New Israeli Offices Are Prefabs Erected on Parking Lot in Days

15.05.18|Dotan Levy and Meir Orbach
Amazon’s widespread search for talent in the country led to accusations of employee poaching from local tech entrepreneurs
עידו גרין תומך פיתוח בגוגל Google

Monetization is a Key Challenge for Google’s Virtual Assistant, Google Exec Says

19.02.18|Yoav Stoler
Google Assistant currently dominates the AI assistant market due to the widespread popularity of Android
שי וינינגר פאנל צ׳אט בוט ועידת המובייל 2017

Israeli CEOs Saying Amazon Poaches Employees, Threatening to Leave AWS

10.01.18|Meir Orbach
Amazon’s chief technology officer joined a lively Facebook discussion, with multiple Israeli startup CEOs chiding the ecommerce company for its recruitment tactics
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Samsung Considers Opening an AI Research Center in Israel

19.10.17|Meir Orbach
The Korean conglomerate could join multinational companies such as Intel and Amazon who are already expanding their AI business in Israel
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Amazon Announces Israeli Alexa Development Outpost

02.10.17|Meir Orbach
The company plans to hire a 100 person team to develop Alexa’s shopping features. Former Microsoft executive was named general manager of the new team
אייל איטח מיקרוסופט ישראל

In Hunt for Local Talent, Amazon Poaches Microsoft Executive

26.09.17|Meir Orbach
Amazon is in the process of ramping up its research and development operations in Israel
ועידת לונדון 2017 דארן מאורי

Amazon’s Alexa Could Forecast Consumer Behavior

17.09.17|Orr Hirschauge
The company said data gathered by its artificial intelligence service could be used to analyze consumer behavior in real time
מתחם שרונה ב תל אביב בנייני מגורים

Amazon to Build Alexa’s eCommerce Capabilities in Tel-Aviv

10.09.17|Nitsan Sadan
In June the company signed a 5-year lease for 11 floors in Israel’s tallest tower, currently under construction in Tel-Aviv
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The Game of Voice

30.08.17|Daniel Shinar
Walmart and Google just joined forces against Amazon in the battle for voice-based shopping
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Home Assistants May Lead the Way to Home Robots

10.07.17|Eze Vidra
Home assistants are here to stay, says Eze Vidra, Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote. The connected machines will become basic home appliances, replace our use of phones at home and might be the predecessors of home robots