Amazon Echo Dot Review

Amazon Echo Dot Review
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  • Echo Dot narxi uchdan biriga xarajati kichik disk ichiga quyultirilgan katta sadosi spikeri haqida ajoyib har bir narsa.

Kichik asbob uyda deyarli har qanday smart qurilmaga ovoz nazorat olib, musiqa o'ynab,, Savol-javoblardan va sizga ob aytaman


Guardian.co.uk byNomli Ushbu maqola “Amazon Echo Dot sharh: narxi uchdan uchun sadosi kabi yaxshi” Samuel Gibbs tomonidan yozilgan, uchun theguardian.com Dushanba, 28 noyabr kuni 2016 07.00 UTC

Amazon Echo Dot bir asos barcha bit bo'ladi Amazon Echo bu qiziqarli qilish, lekin uning ostida ma'ruzachi holda - va shuning uchun u bahoga faqat uchdan xarajati.

Dot kompaniyaning ovoz yordamchisi old va markazi qo'yadi Amazon uch Alexa-ni yoqishingiz mahsulotlarini biri bo'lib,. faqat ikki, Echo Dot va Echo Buyuk Britaniyada mavjud: uchinchi, Amazon teging deb nomlangan ko'chma Bluetooth spikeri, AQShda uchungina.

Nima u?

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orqa ichiga microUSB kabeli va 3.5mm audio kabel vilkasi. Fotosurat: Guardian uchun Samuel Gibbs

Dot yuqori yorug'lik bir halqa bilan kichik qora yoki oq jin bo'ladi, to'rt tugmalari va etti-mikrofon array - deyarli har bir joyda sizni eshitib shunday yaxshi sadosi, karnay qiladi Shu tizimi.

Bu "uyg'otishning so'z" uchun quloq, DOT ichida ovozli yordamchisi nomi sukut qaysi: "Alexa". uyg'otishning so'z va ovozli yordamchisi savollarga javob jonlanadi Sen, buyruqlarni qabul qilish va harakatlarni amalga oshirish.

Dot kichik ichki, karnay bor, qaysi Barcha ovoz javob uchun yetarlicha yaxshi emas Alexa tupurishar, signal va boshqa ogohlantirishlar, Lekin, albatta, musiqa ijro etish uchun mo'ljallangan emas, qop kabi tovush chiqarish.

Buning o'rniga DOT orqa a audio-out port bor, which is intended plug into your existing speakers. Shu bilan bir qatorda, it can pair to a wireless speaker via Bluetooth.

What does it look like?

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The white Dot still has a black top, but its simple design doesn’t look out of place on a bed-side cabinet or speaker. Fotosurat: Guardian uchun Samuel Gibbs

The Dot is surprisingly discreet sitting on a countertop or stuck to the wall. There’s a rotating light ring around the top that indicates when it’s actively listening to you and turns red when you hit the mute button, electrically disconnecting the mics, so you know when it is and isn’t listening in.

The white Dot has a grey top, which means it stands out more than it might on a white bed-side table, masalan; misol uchun. yaltiroq plastik juda dekor bilan uni kesib emas, agar teri yoki mato bilan bazasi uchun oz kamzul olishingiz mumkin.

u nima qiladi?

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ichki karnayi yoki chiqishi sizning ulangan dinamik uchun hajmini nazorat qilish ustida tugmalari bosing. Fotosurat: Guardian uchun Samuel Gibbs

Alexa, albatta, mumkin qat'iy nazar sadosi Dot, albatta, mumkin. majmui qadar Sadosi bilan bir xil: uni ulang, Smartfonlarda Alexa ilovasini ochish va Wi-Fi tarmog'iga ulash uchun ko'rsatmalarga rioya qiling.

Bir marta yuqoriga va ishlayotgan, Alexa odatda yordamchi xususiyatlar turli bajarishi mumkin. Bu nolga o'rnatish olaman, sizga vaqt aytib, o'rnatilgan signal, Kunni ulangan taqvim kabi ko'rinadi amallaringizning xabarini, Qatnovingiz yoki ob-havo haqida sizga aytib va ​​narsalar har xil savollarga javob.

Alexa ma'lumotlar juda ko'p ruxsat bor, lekin ma'lumotlar Google hech hajmi, uning Barmoqlaringiz bor, qaysi Alexa ba'zi savollar bilan kurash bildiradi qachon bir Google ovozli izlash emas, balki may.

katta farq Alexa bir hayratlanarli tarzda inson javob deb, va deyarli har doim siz u savolga javob mumkin emas bo'lsa ham gaplaringizga tushundim mumkin, Qo'shimcha ma'lumotlar backend sun'iy aql kirib shoveled kabi u vaqt mobaynida yaxshiroq kerak degan ma'noni anglatadi.

Alexa unga qo'shilgan bo'lishi mumkin deb atalmish ko'nikmalarini ega. Bu ilova-kabi narsalar uning yangi qobiliyatini berish. kompaniyalari, uchastkalar va xizmatlar mahoratga ega. Guardian mahorat sizga yangiliklarni o'qib beradi, gazetasi, yoki sharhlar, masalan; misol uchun. Milliy Rail mahorat sizning temir qatnov kabi ko'rinadi amallaringizning xabarini berur. Allrecipies mahorat sizga birini o'qish mumkin bo'ladi 60,000 turli retseptlar.

But perhaps the best set of skills available for the Echo Dot are smart home controls. Here is where the Dot shines: it has a wide range of support for smart connected devices, from speakers and remote controls, to lights, coffee machines or anything connected to a Samsung SmartThings hub.

Alexa, turn on the lights in the living room

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The red light on the mute button and light ring show when Alexa can’t hear you anymore for when you want a little privacy. Fotosurat: Guardian uchun Samuel Gibbs

Out of the box it works with Philips Hue, while skills exist for Nest, Hive, Honeywell, Tado, LightwaveRF and LIFX, with Sonos expected soon.

Once hooked up you can command just about anything. You have to remember the name of the thing you’re trying to command, but within the Alexa app you can group things to turn them on and off with one command.

Unlike most other smart home systems, a single item can be placed into multiple groups meaning a bedroom light could be in the “bedroom” group as well as in the “upstairs” group and perhaps a “house” group, so that you can turn just the bedroom lights on, the whole of the upstairs or turn off the whole house when you’re walking out the door.

You can also set brightness, rang, scene or anything else your lights support, but lighting is just the start. Almost any smart home appliance can be controlled via voice with the right connection.

You can set the temperature via a Nest, set the coffee going via a smartplug, switch the TV on or off, set the channel or do pretty much anything with devices connected to a SmartThings hub.

The Echo Dot doesn’t have to be used in isolation either. If you’re in earshot of two Dots or another Echo device, only the nearest one will reply to your commands. Amazon even sells them in packs: buy five get a sixth free, or buy 10 and get two free. Clearly it wants you to put them all over your house.

kuzatuvlar

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Here I’ve used masking across the back of the Dot and a sticky fixer to temporarily mount it to the wall. Fotosurat: Guardian uchun Samuel Gibbs
  • It works surprisingly well when mounted to the wall, but you have to pull off the rubber pad or make you own bracket
  • Alexa ads on the TV set them off
  • Occasionally the radio will set them off
  • When you’ve got it hooked up to speakers the Dot will only output its audio through those speakers, so they need to be left on all the time to enable it to speak to you even if you’re not playing music
  • IFTTT and Logitech Harmony support are coming soon, which will greatly extend Alexa’s smart home support
  • You have to think carefully about what you’re going to call each of the connected devices because you will have to say their names to Alexa for them to be activated on an individual basis

Narx

The Amazon Echo Dot costs £50 in either black or white. The larger Echo costs £150.

Hukm

The Echo Dot is everything that’s great about the larger Echo speaker condensed into a small puck that costs one-third of the price.

Being able to voice control things without having to pull out a phone or push a button marks a massive step forward for the Internet of Things. Activating, changing, switching things off and firing up automation routines via voice feels natural and satisfying: there’s nothing quite like marching into a room and commanding the lights to turn on.

Alexa isn’t quite the all-conquering voice assistant it promises to be just yet, but the Dot gets the job done in a way nothing else can.

Taroziga: excellent mic array means it can almost always hear you, small but loud enough to be heard clearly, great device support, clear mute, turns your old Hi-Fi into a smart, voice-controlled speaker, voice control IoT devices

Kamchiliklari: really needs to be connected to a speaker for music, can’t always answer the question, always-listening object in your house, doesn’t support multiple user calendars or personal information, only one Spotify or Amazon music account can be linked at any one time

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