This is Lenovo’s Echo
Just before the CES 2017, Lenovo announced its Smart Assistant, a speaker that aims to make your life easier.
Lenovo says that while the Smart Houses market is rapidly growing, the industry of Internet of Things is preparing to drive $ 2 billion in smart house space by 2019 and $ 490 billion in revenue. Lenovo Smart Assistant aims to make everyday life easier. Designed as a digital personal assistant sensitive to the user’s voice commands, Lenovo Smart Assistant was developed in collaboration with Amazon and Alexa smart assistant technology.
With the 360 degree and 5 meter sound detectable microphones found on the Lenovo Smart Assistant, you can search the internet, play music, create lists and add items in the calendars with just a few words.
With this device powered by cloud technologies, you can keep a list of all your search results. Lenovo says that the Smart Assistant will be able to understand you better every day, so you will have a smart assistant who can answer your needs better.
This device, which is designed as a cylinder, has a two-part visible structure. Also at the top is a disc-shaped section that seems to be hanging in the air. As we mentioned above, thanks to its eight different 360 degree microphones, it has features such as acoustic reflection reduction and noise suppression. These are accompanied by optional Harman Kardon sound support.
Vice President of the Intelligent Devices Group in Lenovo, Johnson Jia, says that they do not just design intelligent devices that reflect today’s technology, but intelligent devices that can measure the information that can be put into practice, as well as intelligent devices that can understand users and respond to their everyday expectations. They believed they were.
Steve Rabuchin, manager of Alexa technologies, highlighted the pleasure of working with an innovative brand like Lenovo and presenting Alexa features with Lenovo Smart Assistant to its users. Noting that they are doing exactly what they are trying to offer users with a lot of options through Amazon’s new Smart Assistant, Alexa Voice Services (AVS).
Their Smart Assistant will be available for sale starting from May of this year, starting at 130 USD. The price of the Harman Kardon backed model will be about 180 dollars.