Amazon launches Alexa smartphone app features for car commuters

Venture Beat | Oct 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM
  • In a blog post this morning, Amazon unveiled two new car-focused features for its Alexa voice assistant.
  • Auto Mode turns the Alexa smartphone app into a responsive, driver-friendly display, while Start My Commute provides on-demand weather, traffic updates, and a choice of entertainment.
  • The Auto Mode home screen provides one touch access to frequent actions, with shortcuts to play and pause the current media source, navigate to home or work, and make a call.