Amazon is rolling out Multilingual mode to Alexa, which lets users in the US speak Spanish to their Alexa devices. Alexa will be able to respond to requests in either English or Spanish, based on the language in which it was asked. The company announced the mode at its Echo event last month, and it’s now rolling out in three countries in pairs: English and Spanish in the US, Indian English and Hindi in India, and Canadian English and French in Canada.
Multilingual mode is meant to let users switch between languages quickly, as bilingual speakers may do at home with their families. “With billions of people in the world speaking more than one language, many homes are not homogenous when it comes to languages anymore,” Amazon explained in…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts