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Posted: September 21, 2017

Amazon building smart glasses powered by Alexa, report says

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By Lori Hawkins, Austin American-Statesman

Amazon is working on its first wearable device: a pair of smart glasses that would allow its virtual assistant Alexa to be summoned any time, anywhere, according to the Financial Times.

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The device, which would tether wirelessly to a smartphone, is designed to look like a regular pair of spectacles so it can be worn comfortably and unobtrusively, sources told the Times.

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A bone-conduction audio system would allow the wearer to hear Alexa without having to insert headphones into their ears.

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