Echo on your face and Alexa at your fingertips
Amazon announced two of its most ambitions Echo products today as part of its Day 1 Edition program, which is a new program for piloting new products and services.
The Echo Frames are a pair of smart glasses that unobtrusively bring Alexa along with you. Weighing in at a mere 31 grams, these have discrete directional microphones and speakers to let you communicate with Alexa and hear responses without letting others listen in. As with other Echo devices, you can disable the microphone at any time, and you can even filter notifications by select VIPs. Touch controls are featured on the right arm of the glasses. These frames are invite-only and will go for $179.99.
The other Day 1 product announced today was the Echo Loop, which is a smart ring that promises to give you “information at your fingertips.” Like the new Apple Watch, this ring is a