Here it is ! Or almost. Highly anticipated by users of the voice assistantAmazon, the new Echo Show 15 is available for pre-order in France. With its 15.6 inches, the Smart The most prominent display on the market could well establish itself as the ultimate device to drive your connected home with Alexa. Waiting for his arrival on February 17 next in our cottages, let's take a closer look at what this connected screen promises us.
Echo Show 15: the ultimate connected screen?
Thanks to its screen 15,6 ″ Full HD, the new Amazon Echo show 15 intends to meet the need frequently expressed by home automation users to be able to control their connected house by voice, but also by finger and eye. Halfway between the connected screen speaker and the touchscreen tablet, this new format is designed to be fixed to the wall or placed on a stand compatible, in portrait or landscape orientation.
Incorporating a new processor Amazon AZ2 Neural Edge, this device Alexa out of the ordinary brings together everything families need on one beautiful screen. “Echo Show 15 makes day-to-day organization even easier. With a redesigned home screen and widgets Alexa, you can customize it to view your family calendar, manage to-do lists and reminders, and get meal-prep inspiration” explained Eric Saarnio, vice-president ofAmazon Devices International, during its presentation last September.
With Echo Show 15, you can view and update the family calendar, add or remove items from your shopping or to-do lists, And much more. In your entry, it allows you to control your home automation thanks to a widget displaying your favorite connected devices. In your kitchen, it helps you plan your meals for the week. Even better, you can use it to watch a series or a movie, while keeping an eye on the front door camera with its picture in picture.
With a 5 Mpx camera and a large full HD screen, Echo Show 15 allows you to comfortably switch from video calls and can even double as a kitchen TV. Just ask Alexa to call your loved ones, to launch a film on Prime Video, a series on Netflix, or a channel of TV on Molotov.
With the many information skills already available, you can also follow the news on France Info, France Inter, or even Europe 1. And, icing on the cake, the new connected screen ofAmazon can also behave like a Digital Photo Frame by displaying in full screen your favorite albums or even collections of works and images proposed by Alexa. No doubt that will fit perfectly into your decoration!
A new interface for a personalized experience
To give back Echo Show 15 even more useful, the teams ofAmazon redesigned the GUI. More complete, the home screen is now customizable and offers many options, in particular thanks to a facial id which offers a unique experience Alexa to each member of the family. By recognizing you, Alexa can thus display a personalized greeting, your personal reminders, the events of your calendar, the titles you have recently listened to or even words left by other family members thanks to the sticky notes Alexa.
Handy new features made possible by the all-new processor Amazon AZ2 Neural Edge, a machine learning inference engine allowing computer vision algorithms, which once required cloud computing power, to be processed entirely at the edge. In other words, this means that your connected display will be able to recognize a family member and provide a local information processing. A very good point for your confidentiality.
Echo Show 15 is indeed designed to protect your privacy and, like the other devices in the range, it offers a mute button microphones, a integrated camera cover, or the ability to easily delete your voice recordings. On the occasion of its launch, Amazon announced more settings to control personal information.
Discover Echo Show 15 | 15,6 "Full HD connected display for home organization with Alexa
- Alexa still has a lot to show you: optimize the organization of your home and enjoy your entertainment thanks to the connected Full HD (1080p) 15,6 "screen and the 5 MP camera. You can position your device in portrait or countryside.
- Organization at a glance: use widgets Alexa to keep your home organized with calendars, personal reminders, to-do and shopping lists, and reminders.
- Keep an eye on everything: With Picture-in-Picture, view video from compatible cameras even when you're doing other things, such as looking at the front door camera while watching the news.
- Entertainment galore: Watch your favorite content with Prime Video, Netflix, and more. You can also listen to radio stations, podcasts and audiobooks with Amazon Music, Spotify and Audible.
- Your memories in full screen: With the Photo Frame feature, you can use Echo Show 15 to display your albums Amazon Photos.
New tilting stand Made for Amazon for Echo Show 15
- Accessory specially designed for Amazon Echo Show 15. Amazon Echo Show 15 sold separately.
- The device can be tilted up to 27 degrees in portrait orientation and up to 30 degrees in landscape orientation.
- Works in both portrait and landscape orientation.
- Stable stand with non-slip pads to prevent the device from tipping over.
- System for hiding excess cable.