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What is Alexa?

Find out everything you need to know about Alexa.

We’ve probably all heard of Alexa by now. She’s a clever virtual personal assistant that can help transform your home life by acting on your voice commands and linking up with your connected electricals and smart tech products. Find out more about the mysterious Alexa and how you can welcome her into your home.

Alexa, who are you?

Ever felt like you need someone to get your life organised for you? Sounds like you could do with Alexa, Amazon's clever virtual assistant. Whether you want to create a to-do list, check the weather before you leave the house or ditch the cooking and order a takeaway, all you need to do is ask Alexa. By using voice-control technology and creating a link with your compatible smart products, Alexa can revolutionise your life at home. Even if you just want someone to change a song or dim the lights for you.

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How can I make Alexa mine?

The big news is that Alexa is on its way to Hisense TVs in 2018. That's right, you won't even need to lift a finger to turn the TV on or raise the volume. Simply ask Alexa to do it for you while you sit back, relax and enjoy your favourites. Lazy Sundays on the sofa just got even lazier. There are a bunch of other smart products you can control with Alexa. From light bulbsthermostats and security cameras, to plugs, speakers and even doorbells.

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