Amazon adds a new feature to its smart assistant to answer questions from the Tokyo Olympics


The Amazon Assistant can now answer questions about the Tokyo Olympics, with more than 200 countries and regions competing across 33 sports and 46 disciplines, and it can be difficult to keep up with the latest news, the company has fitted its Alexa smart assistant with facts to give users quick and easy access to the latest news and successes. around the games.

Users of Alexa-enabled devices can ask the smart assistant a set of questions, including “Alexa, which country has the most gold medals?”, and receive answers almost instantly.

Amazon explained: “After the Olympics opening ceremony, Alexa awarded customers the lowest tier for athletes in Team GB, Team Ireland, Paralympics GB and Paralympics Ireland who are competing in this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Also, when asking questions like “Alexa, what is the Olympics update?” or “Alexa, what is the Paralympics update?” Throughout the games, customers will hear an update every day, with the latest news from Tokyo.

Fans will also be able to follow the successes of the teams, by asking “Alexa, what is the Olympics / Paralympics update? What team name”, and the smart assistant will then provide you with a daily summary of the team’s progress.

Alexa can also help fans become experts with individual athletes, by answering questions such as “Alexa, who is an athlete today?”


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