Echo Dot and Amazon Tap: 2 New Ways to Ask Alexa Anything, Anywhere

by Carolyn Nicander Mohr
Amazon added two new devices to its stable last week with the launch of Echo Dot and Amazon Tap. Both are closely related to the Echo, the first device to use Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa. With the introduction of Dot and Tap, Amazon is letting you ask Alexa anything, anywhere. The three siblings, Echo, Dot and Tap, look like large, medium and small versions of the same device.Read the full article

Introducing Echo Dot

Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses the same far-field voice recognition as Amazon Echo. Through it's built in speaker or by connecting to your own speakers via bluetooth or wired connection, Dot uses the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly.

Introducing Amazon Tap

Amazon Tap is a portable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled speaker that gives you rich, full-range sound. Just tap the microphone button and ask for music, hear news, search for information, order a pizza, and more with the Alexa Voice Service.