Amazon, Disney collaborate to bring ‘Hey Disney’ custom voice assistant for Echo devices in 2022

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Amazon and Disney have announced a custom voice assistant called ‘Hey Disney,’ which is going to be available on Echo devices installed at Walt Disney resort locations while piggybacking on Alexa’s skills. read the description.

Washington [US]Amazon and Disney have announced a custom voice assistant called ‘Hey Disney’, which is going to be available on Echo devices installed at Walt Disney resort locations while piggybacking on Alexa’s skills.

According to The Verge, ‘Hey Disney’ is ultimately used for customer service inquiries, helping visitors to Disney World or Disneyland find answers to park-specific questions. Disney has said that this new wake word will “make the Alexa experience even more magical.” Assistant didn’t have an on-stage demo, but it looks like it’ll work as one might expect. Saying “Hey Disney”, a user would ask “What time does the park open?”, “Where can I get Italian food?” You can ask questions like, or use it to request more blankets for your resort room.

The ‘Hey Disney’ custom voice assistant is also available for those not living in Disney parks. Amazon has said it can provide jokes, fun facts and more than 1,000 “magical conversations” presented by Disney characters.

According to The Verge, this skill will be launched in 2022, and its price has not been shared yet. It will be complimentary to those staying at Disney parks, but users will have to pay to have it hooked up to their own Echo devices. (ANI)

First published:September 29, 2021, 10:53 am

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