Bill Roth: Alexa, Order Me a Ford Uber: Mobility and the Internet of Things

Amazon’s Echo is one such pioneering AI + IoT product. It’s an intelligent listening device with an interface named Alexa. Why would Amazon develop such a product? Think about the commercial disruption when we are in our home or office and we say “Alexa, order me an Uber” or “Alexa, add a sustainably-sourced laundry detergent to this week’s Amazon Prime purchases.”