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Well, now Alexa is making its way into cars too.
The Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa uses a data connection from a paired smartphone running the free Garmin Speak app, and can be ordered through Amazon or Best Buy for $149.99.
Need directions? Say "Alexa, ask Garmin to route me to" where you're going. The Speak actually integrates Alexa through the car's stereo so you won't be limited to a tiny speaker if you ask Alexa to play music, audiobooks, read you the news, and more. The Garmin Speak itself appears to house a small microphone. Turn-by-turn navigation is packaged with the Speak and doesn't require a subscription. What's more, the Garmin Speak integrates Alexa services through the vehicle stereo, meaning you can listen to music, audiobooks, news and weather through a full-fledged sound system (comparatively) instead of tiny speaker.
The Garmin Speak gives drivers access to Alexa's voice skills that include voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, weather, and more. However, Garmin's solution is interesting because it allows the driver to put away their phone and use its low-distraction hardware. It will sell for Dollars 149.99 and can be ordered through Amazon or Best Buy.