Amazon's Alexa powered range of devices have been incredibly popular in a number of countries like the U.S., the United Kingdom and Europe, it will be interesting to see if the devices are also popular in Australia and New Zealand.
Users can also receive the latest jobs by email, giving them more detail of the role they heard on Alexa.
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For REA Group chief inventor, Nigel Dalton, launching the real estate site's first step into voice-based interaction will give people a fresh way to consume property-related news.
The airline has been increasingly experimenting with Artificial Intelligence.
REA Group said realestate.com.au would provide a "flash briefing of daily property news" using Alexa.
"It's still early days for having conversations with your technology, but we're continuing to discover new ways to adapt and integrate that into our daily lives", he said.
Upon launch, Amazon's Echo devices will arrive with 10,000 skills including a suite of local options such as checking Qantas flights, obtaining surf reports, checking account balances from Westpac and NAB, and obtaining recipes from Australian cooking website "Taste". After that, a monthly subscription will be required to continue to use the service.
Third-party developers can enhance the system's abilities through the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). "Cinema session time information is the number one search query serviced via all our customer-facing channels, amounting to millions of customer contacts each month". "Voice is a natural and intuitive interface that can be of great help to customers around the house".
Domino's not surprisingly, has an Alexa skill too for ordering pizza.
The company has also announced that its digital smart assistant, Alexa, will feature an Aussie accent.
The online employment service said it had launched a trio of skills for Alexa. The devices will also be available to buy directly from major retailers in early February. In November, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and National Bank of Australia (NAB) announced they are teaming up to develop a new payment app that enables free instant payments to consumers and small businesses, regardless of who they bank with.
AGL and EnergyAustralia are both releasing services for Alexa.
"Initially customers can stay across the status of their bill and when it's due with a simple voice command".