October 15, 2021

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Amazon Luna, New Echo Speakers, Fire TV, Flying Ring Drone-Com and More: Every New Product Announces This Fall

Amazon Luna, New Echo Speakers, Fire TV, Flying Ring Drone-Com and More: Every New Product Announces This Fall

Amazon surprised us with its new fall devices and services program Luna cloud-gaming service, Along with updated updates to its Eco, Fire TV and Ring product line. This program helps to create an Amazon sensation when we enter the holiday shopping season‌ and for the first time Prime Day. (The annual sale usually takes place in July, but this year it will start on October 13.) That means Alexa is everywhere – inside and outside the home and addressing Privacy Concerns, these are the big storylines in 2019 for both Ring and Alexa. In the life-at-home existence, millions of people have been with us for a long time, the connected home concepts that Amazon has been developing over the years have become more relevant than ever.

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The company’s Eco and Fire TV products are the first to earn stability badges, and are working to reduce power consumption on devices with the new low-power mode and Energy Dashboard integrated with Alexa. Amazon has pledged to build solar and wind farms to generate energy to fit the use of all its devices.


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The company has launched a cloud-gaming service on Amazon Web Services that also works on PCs, Fire TVs and iOS. Luna Plus has a game channel with curated games, and Amazon has partnered with publisher Ubisoft‌ for some of them for Day 1 availability.

It has a custom $ 50 controller that connects directly to the cloud, not the native device.

Read more: The game comes into streaming‌ with Amazon Luna

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Amazon claims that this is a custom controller that connects directly to the cloud, reducing the roundtrip delay from 17 milliseconds to 30 ms compared to the controller connected to a PC, Mac or Fire TV via Bluetooth.

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Redesigned with a new spherical shape and adapted to the sound of the room, the fourth-generation Eco previously features the Eco Plus. It bridges to Amazon’s sidewalk network and features neural network technology to speed up Alexa.

Read more: Amazon has announced the new Spherical Eco Smart Speaker

It gets the same redesigned design as the Spherical Echo, but now has a stylish fabric cover and a better speaker‌.

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Globally, with some kid-friendly features, the Kids Edition includes voice profiles and sidekicks for kids, allowing Alexa to read to them.

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It now has zigzag and sidewalk hubs and is quiet when it is pivoted in your direction. For privacy, there is a built-in camera shutter and all Echo devices have a command to review privacy settings and “delete everything I say”. It also supports Hulu, Netflix and Prime videos.

Read more: Amazon has announced the Echo Show 10

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The Pro6 is basically the same as the Ero6, but is designed differently for high bandwidth – up to gigabits, 500Mbps – connections.

Ring car products: $ 60- $ 200

Three new car-centric ring products

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Ring’s $ 200 Ring CarCom helps customers document traffic stops, collisions and other road events.

For the first time with Tesla, the $ 200 Connect uses the vehicle’s built-in external cameras to capture video of anything that happens to the car while driving or parking.

Finally, the Ring’s Car 60 car alarm plugs into your car’s onboard diagnostic port and uses sound and accelerometer sensors to monitor the vehicle for bumps, break-ins, tolls or other events.

There are no product pages on Amazon yet but we will add them here when they arrive.

Read more: ‘Alexa, I’m pulling’: Ring launches three new car-centric devices


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It’s similar to the newest Fire TV stick, but there are no integrated TV controls on the remote.

Read more: Every new Alexa feature just announced by Amazon: Hunches, Alexa Guard and more

Correction, September 24: The maximum resolution of the Fire TV stick is 1080p, not 4K as mentioned in the previous version of this story.


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