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Alexa can now give traffic updates, severe weather alerts and more

Customers can also watch NBA video highlights on any Alexa-enabled device with a screen. It can also provide updates on the 2020 US presidential election.

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has added a handful of new features to its voice assistant including the ability to provide weather and traffic updates.

If you have an Alexa-enabled device, you can simply say, "Alexa, how is the traffic to the airport", and then "Alexa, send that to my phone", to receive a notification about route guidance, the Alexa's Monthly Roundup - February 2020 blog notes.

can also proactively notify you if there is a local severe weather warning. Customers can also watch NBA video highlights on any Alexa-enabled device with a screen. It can also provide updates on the 2020 US presidential election.

First Published: Thu, March 05 2020. 23:27 IST
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