Amazon has come up with a new Echo and this time, it includes a camera built-in to let you know how ugly or hot your outfit appears. Dubbed the Echo Look, this forthcoming $200 device includes a depth-sensing camera that will take full-length images and videos making use of just your voice.
If you’re like me, and your tiny Brooklyn apartment doesn’t enable for a full-length mirror, the Echo Look may be made use of as a replacement. The camera consists of LED lighting, and it’s developed to blur your background, so pictures of one’s outfit obscure the junk piled up at the corner.
Making use of a companion app, customers can see every angle of themselves, and Amazon says that those images might be used to build a “lookbook” or to share photos with buddies. As a grown-ass lady who nonetheless finds myself texting my mom and sister images to acquire a Yes or No on an outfit, this is also a thing I would definitely use. For all those who don’t want to keep sharing outfit pics with family members and mates, a mirror would likely do.
Beyond just taking pictures and videos to judge oneself (or have your friends judge), Amazon also includes a new free service, Style Check, that “combines machine studying algorithms with advice from fashion specialists.” Customers can submit photographs of themselves in two outfit options for “for a second opinion on which outfit appears most effective on you determined by match, color, styling, and existing trends.”
Certainly, the Echo Look has all the other Echo shit constructed into it too, so you are able to listen to Spotify or NPR or whatever while contemplating whether those pants you purchased last year but never wore are worth salvaging or ought to just be dropped off at Goodwill. You could use it to control the other “smart” stuff happening in your house or apartment too.
And needless to say, this wouldn’t be Amazon if there wasn’t a method to bring this all back to commerce. In case you use that “lookbook” feature, Amazon says it can use your “looks” to assist “you learn new brands and designs.” I appreciate becoming advertised to according to what I’m currently wearing!
Amazon claims that the camera only fires up any time you say the key phrases, “Alexa, take a picture” (hopefully that does not also trigger that excellent Filter song) or “Alexa, take a video.”
In any occasion, in case your mirror does not suffice, you’ll be able to consider Alexa! The device is at the moment available only by invitation, Instagram #OOTD die-hards, hope they open up supply for the masses quickly.