Amazon wants you to take wardrobe advice from a connected gadget. It brought personal digital assistants into our kitchens with Echo, a connected speaker. Now it can see, so Amazon wants to come into our bedrooms to help us choose more flattering outfits.
The new Echo Look appliance features a depth-sensing camera, built-in lighting and Style Check software that uses the latest advances in machine learning. It’s a big jump for the technology. It could be bigger for Amazon’s bottom line. The online retailer claims the algorithms are supplemented by fashion specialists.
Author: Jon Markman