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Amazon's Alexa Actually Lost Her Voice

03 March 2018

No celebrities came to the rescue, however, as many in the USA and Canada experienced unresponsiveness and a red ring with a message to try again later beginning around 9:30 a.m. EST.

The sources also expect that one day Alexa will be so advanced that a single device could translate multiple people speaking multiple different languages at the same time.

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The website Downdetector.com, which tracks and documents technology issues, reported witnessing a sharp increase in user problems with Alexa beginning at 11:23 a.m.

Amazon Alexa is already capable of translating short sentences in English into 36 different languages, including Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian and Thai. By doing so, it would be able to instantly serve up a useful, accurate translation for a person from the United States who only speaks English and is attending a wedding in Tokyo. It would ideally have an understanding of Japanese culture as well and would incorporate that knowledge into its translations.

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While some Alexa services are still functioning through the phone app, users have been unable to use voice commands to access information or services. Context and cultural awareness is something that's still missing. Users of Amazon's popular voice assistant may have noticed this morning that Alexa isn't working for them. Or will the company shoehorn the Alexa into more smartphones as the de facto smart assistant?

Amazon is not the only major tech company that seeks to beef up the translation capabilities of its products.

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Amazon wants to turn Alexa into a real-time translator.

While it is unclear what is happening with Alexa, hopefully the service will get bakc up and running again.

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Amazon's Alexa Actually Lost Her Voice