Today at an event in New Delhi, Amazon India has announced the Hindi language support for its artificial assistant, Alexa. Now all the Amazon Echo, Fire TV, and other Alexa enabled devices can be controlled using Hindi voice commands. Let’s take a look at what has Amazon shared today with us regarding its Alexa in Hindi event.
Alexa in Hindi – What would you like to ask it?
The company has shared some interesting data points regarding Hindi language usage on its service. Within a year of introducing the Hindi language support on its services. The Hindi usage has grown 6X on Amazon since the release.
There are more than 90% products shoes Hindi version is available so that Hindi users in India can easily understand the content. Making their shopping experience accessible to a large audience base. This Hindi support can be seen on its application on iOS apart from the desktop app.
Highlight its “Scan and Pay” and “UPI payment” features, Amazon brought to attention that it has integrated its Alexa into many third party brands products. There is a total of 17 third party brands that they’ve had tie-ups so far. Across 40 devices Amazon Alexa assistant can be accessed.
Alexa, “Abh Hindi Mein”, which translates to Alexa in Hindi now. Interestingly, Amazon also announced that it will not just support standalone Hindi language. But will also offer Hinglish, as in when you speak some English words along with Hindi. That is said to be recognized by Alexa Assistant as well. Pretty incredible, right!
Alexa team at Amazon promises to bring multilingual support sooner than we think. With Alexa being available in Hindi, get ready to have some fun interactions with this AI. Are you excited to try Alexa in Hindi? Do let us know in the comment section below.