Amazon wants to give Alexa a new brain.
The company is currently at work on a new processor for its Echo speakers that would make Alexa faster and smarter, according to a new report.
The move, reported by The Information, would be a significant shift for the company, which until now has relied on the cloud for much if its AI processing (also why Alexa panics when she loses her connection, announcing "I'm having trouble connecting to the internet"). Creating a dedicated AI chip would reduce Echo speakers' reliance on the cloud and increase the speed with which they're able to respond to requests and process data. Read more...More about Tech, Gadgets, Amazon, Artificial Intelligence, and Amazon Echo