Amazon on Tuesday announced that it's adding a new Custom Sounds feature to Echo and Echo Show devices next year. That word came as the company revealed its wall-mountableduring its .
Alexa can learn the sound of your washing machine's alert tone or the beeping sound your fridge makes if it's left open, and send a notification so your laundry doesn't sit for hours or food doesn't go bad, for example.
The feature could also train Alexa to assist someone with a hearing impairment by recognizing the sound of a doorbell chime and alert them with a visual notification like flashing smart bulb or a message on their phone.
It's an extension of Alexa's ability to understand sounds like glass breaking, a dog barking, a baby crying or a person snoring, Alexa and Echo vice president Miriam Daniel noted in her presentation.
"Every household is unique -- we shouldn't be the ones deciding which sounds matter to you," she said.
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