Alexa leaves Siri behind with new Blueprints behind

April 20, 2018 - By Edwin Martin

Alexa leaves Siri behind with new Blueprints behind

Alexa leaves Siri behind with new Blueprints behind

Alexa, the famous Amazon’s creation and eternal rival of Siri, is winning in the race of best AI personal assistants. And evidence of Amazon superiority against Apple appeared only today when the company has officially introduced Skill Blueprints feature.

Amazon says that this is an opportunity for Alexa owners to expand its abilities by using more personal skills.

Besides that, the high prices on the device make them less competitive with Apple’s Siri. It means, they must either to cut down prices or to add something new and unique to the assistant.

We saw for years how hard Amazon was trying to put hardware Echo in almost every home. And they did it. Echo different modifications are almost everywhere. There are Alexa in mirrors of bathrooms and in cars.

Instead, Apple was less active. They still keep their Siri expensive. It works with other expensive devices like Macs, iPhones, iPads, etc. There is less expensive offer for Apple Watch and Apple TV.

It was obvious from the beginning that Alexa has a lead over Siri, even without Skill Blueprints. Now Alexa can play a game with owner, order pizza, support the conversation with its owner. And Siri, in 7 years did not learn to do anything of this.

Now Blueprint expands skills of Alexa. It will be able to tell your favorite jokes, to make personalized speeches, create guidance for a babysitter, to help with studies, and so on.

While we don’t have doubts that Apple is working on similar features, its prices that start with 200 dollars minimum unlikely will be changed in the nearest future.

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