'Alexa is getting even more personalized.
Amazon has rolled out a slew of software updates for its digital assistant that are aimed at making users' lives easier.
The updates include location-based reminders, an email tool and a feature called 'Hunches,' in which Alexa is able to remind users if it thinks they've forgotten something.
The new features were first announced at Amazon's Alexa-focused product event this fall, but are now set to arrive on voice-activated Echo devices.
Alexa Hunches is meant to take advantage of the system's deep neural network capabilities in order to predict what you might need or may have forgotten.
When Alexa is confident that it has observed a pattern in user behavior, such as users' tendency to turn off their front porch light before bedtime, the voice assistant will remind users to do it if it appears to have been forgotten.
If a user says 'Alexa, good night,' it might respond with something like 'Hey, I think that you left the porch light on, would you like me to turn it off?'
Alexa is able to do this because it references your user activity, devices in the household and other data, enabling it to understand and learn more about the user's behavior.
The Hunches feature might also prompt Alexa to remind you to lock your door if you have a smart lock, after a user says 'Goodnight, Alexa.''
Read more: Alexa can now remind you to turn off the lights and lock your door: Amazon release 'hunches' as part of major update to its smart assistant
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