Amazon Echo Auto
Take Alexa on the road with Echo Auto.
This small but smart unit connects to your Alexa app on your smart phone and communicate through your car’s speakers. The connections work through the car stereo’s auxiliary input and with the smartphone Bluetooth connection. Alexa Auto comes with a vent mount, so you can position the device conveniently or my ideal spot is on the sun visor.
With 8 microphones, Echo Auto is sure to hear your command over road noise, music and other components running in the car.
With your Amazon Music and Audible accounts, you can ask Alexa to play your favorite play station or favorite audio book and listen through your car’s speakers, all done by voice command while keeping your hands on the steering wheel and eyes on the road. Streamline favorites like IheartRadio, Spotify, Apple Music, SiriusXM and more
Echo Auto uses the Alexa app to access your favorite content so you can keep the passengers entertained by playing your favorite games while on a road trip, games like Jeopardy and trivia games. You are able to steam your favorite podcast and get caught up on your choice of news stations.
Ask Alexa for directions and she will connect to supporting apps like Google Maps, Apple Maps or Waze from your smartphone. Alexa will make calls for you so you can keep your hands free and even make announcement to your Echo devices at home to inform family that you are on your way.
"Alexa, show me the closest restaurant"
What a fantastic way to update your to-do list or check your calendar events while you are driving into work or on your way to an important meeting using Echo Auto.
Echo Auto is new and they have some improvements to make, but the cost is affordable and worth the cost to explore it’s possibilities.