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Amazon partners with Disney, launches new device for kids

by Reuters
Tuesday, 28 September 2021 17:11 GMT

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Sept 28 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched a slew of new devices and announced a partnership with Walt Disney Co that includes new products aimed at kids.

Among the latest lineup were a smart thermostat, Echo Show 15, a flying indoor security camera by Ring and Glow, a device that allows kids to make video calls.

Amazon will also launch an Alexa-powered voice assistant at Disney's resorts and hotels, along with a feature that lets customers interact with Disney characters at home.

The latest Echo Show can be mounted on a wall and is powered with AZ2 Neural Edge, a processor that helps users personalize the screen.

The company also launched a smart thermostat that can be controlled using an Alexa-enabled device, or even have Alexa do the programming. (Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru and Jeffrey Dastin in San Francisco, Additional reporting by Mehr Bedi; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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