Amazon Alexa's new feature turns Echo speakers into an intercom connection

Inc. Echo device on display during the companys product reveal launch event in downtown Seattle Sept. 27 2017

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Sooner or later, every Echo owner will want to pair their Alexa device with another smart home gadget, and this combo is the flawless start.

Amazon is bringing one of Google Home's popular features to its Echo speakers. You definitely shouldn't expect a tablet's speakers to outperform the regular Echo, but a hands-free Alexa could be convenient when you're traveling.

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Which is the Alexa Skill you find most useful? To learn more about Do Not Disturb, go here. For example, you can say "Alexa, broadcast." and it will start streaming your voice across all speakers in your house. The feature will work with any compatible Echo device, including the Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Spot, and Echo Look. Compatible Echo devices include just about everything, though the Echo Tap is now not supported.

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Alexa announcements are rolling out to United States and Canada starting today and will support all the Echo devices Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, and Echo Look. The retailer's latest announcement may help drive home that fact.

A new feature called Alexa Announcements enables you to make an Echo intercom system throughout your home.

It's not just upgrades to its smart speaker line up being worked on at Amazon HQ - the retail powerhouse just released a reference guide that includes "smart" lamps.

In order to use the feature, just say something like "Alexa, announce that it's lunch time", and every Echo in the house will repeat the message. Amazon Key has also been updated with a new Entry and Exit Clips feature: With this feature, customers have the option to view motion video clips of a person entering or leaving when the door is locked or unlocked.

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