Amazon's digital assistant now possess more intonations. Image via Engadget.

Amazon's Alexa receives emotion upgrade

Amazon's digital personal assistant Alexa has received upgrades for more intonations and also specific voices for topics, so that music enthusiasts can feel like they are conversing with a radio DJ or a newscaster rather than the previous robotic sounding voice. Alexa can also intone her replies to sound ecstatic or disappointed, and can now also converse in an Australian accent.

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Thu Nov 28 - TheVerge

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