Amazon's Alexa now delivers personalized results for up to 10 voices

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If the anti-echo sediments continue for Amazon, things don't look good for other Amazon Echo products, with the Echo Spot costing a pricy $130, despite having a smaller screen.

Starting today, you'll be able to train Alexa to recognize your voice.

To set up your own voice profile, you'll need to go through the Amazon app. Amazon says voice recognition will get "smarter over time" the more it's used. First you'll need to set up an Alexa voice profile, which involves training through the Alexa app.

Will this change the way you use the Amazon Echo or other Alexa devices in your home? You'll go to your account settings and tap Your Voice, then tap on your profile name.

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In April, Google announced it was bringing individual profiles to its Google Home speaker thanks to its ability to discern individual voices.

Just a few days after its public spat with Google, Amazon is slashing the price of its premium smart speaker from $229.99 to $199.99.

As of today, Alexa will begin to use voice recognition to personally tailor calls and messages, flash briefings, shopping, and music playback via the Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan. Alexa will automatically choose the right library when you ask her to play music or play a station. Users can already keep their kids from going on voice-activated shopping sprees by locking all purchases unless you give a code number.

Once a Voice Profile is created by reciting 10 phrases to the Alexa app, whenever Alexa hears "Play music" or "Play my messages", the AI assistant will recognize your voice and deliver results based on your profile or previously expressed preferences.

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