Amazon is rolling out Whisper Mode for Alexa users in the US

Back toward the end of September, Amazon held an event where it announced a boat load of new products.

As you can imagine, it wasn't easy to get the AI to intuitively react to advanced conversational cues like whispering, but ultimately, Amazon appears to have pulled it all off.

Whisper mode was one of several software updates Amazon showed off last month.

Everyone knows you should never wake a sleeping baby. With it, Alexa can discern the volume of your voice and, when you whisper a command to her, whisper back. Instead, Whisper Mode is only available in the United States and it's only compatible with US English for now.

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Whisper Mode is reportedly powered by the same technology behind Alexa Guard, which recognises smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and glass breaking, turning Alexa into a home security system.

Open the Alexa app on your mobile device, then go to Settings Alexa Account Alexa Voice Responses Whispered Responses.

Once you have it up and running, Alexa will automatically whisper responses back to you, depending on if you're whispering or not.

'If you're in a room where a child has just fallen asleep, and someone else walks in, you might start speaking in a whisper, to indicate that you're trying to keep the room quiet, ' Amazon's Zeynab Raeesy said.

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