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9/28, 6:26 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Amazon, Disney to launch Alexa-like virtual assistant

Amazon.com Inc. announced on Tuesday it will work with Walt Disney Company to launch a virtual assistant dubbed "Hey, Disney!" which will be available on Amazon's Echo devices in Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms.

Amazon senior vice president, David Limp, announced the collaboration during the company's annual device launch event, explaining that the device will be made available in 2022.

The device will have similar inner workings to Amazon's flagship virtual assistant technology, Alexa, Limp noted, adding that the gadget will also feature voices of Disney characters.

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