Hispanic Alexa has turned four years in Spain with 11 billion interactions
MADRID – Alexa will turn four years old in Spain on November 6. This is not about a famous person or the daughter of the royal house, but rather the virtual assistant of the Amazon online department store. Over the past year, there were more than 5 billion interactions, 645 million hours of music listening and 15 million calls. In four years, more than 11 billion interactions with Alexa spoke in Spanish.
Alexa will be 4 years old in Spain in 2022 But it was introduced in English in the US eight years ago in 2014. However, on November 6, 2018, Alexa also became available in Spanish in Spain. Last year, in addition to improving their understanding of Spanish and learning different dialects, users interacted with Alexa 5 billion times. This means that there have been 11 billion interactions in Spanish territory alone in 4 years.
Alexa usage has also grown by 40% in Spain over the past year. That year, Alexa programmed 46 million reminders, 157 million timers, and 182 million alarms at the request of users in Spain. More than 40% of homes where Alexa is present have more than one connected device.
Worldwide, 591 million routine functions have been activated via Alexa, such as turning lights off/on, heating, etc. 317 million users have played music, 124 million users have requested Alexa for weather forecasts, 47 million users have made shopping lists and 15 have used the Alexa phone feature a million times.
Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon. It was first used by the Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. The user can simply talk to it to play music, create action lists, set alarms, and request all kinds of information, such as weather, traffic, sports or news. Alexa can also control other smart devices such as a home automation system. Amazon’s Alexa service can be compared to Apple (Siri), Google (Assistant), and Microsoft (Cortana).
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