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Meet Alexa Guard: The smart sentinel who will protect your home

You can remotely check what is going on by playing the detected sound from the app.

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May 15, 2019, 04.21 PM IST
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For instance, Alexa can send you Smart Alerts if your connected Echo device detects the sound of smoke alarm or glass breaking.
CALIFORNIA [USA]: As homes turn smarter, the need to protect them also increases. To address the concern of smart home-owners when they leave their abode all by itself, Amazon has introduced Alexa Guard.

Alexa Guard is a new feature in the Alexa app that allows you to check for suspicious activities even without connected security hardware. As explained on the official website, when you are heading out, simply say "Alexa, I'm leaving" to get alerts about suspicious activities.


For instance, Alexa can send you Smart Alerts if your connected Echo device detects the sound of smoke alarm or glass breaking. You can remotely check what is going on by playing the detected sound from the app. You can also use the feature to control compatible lights or security systems.

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Amazon caused a few gasps at its Alexa event Thursday when it revealed it had 70 things to announce. The new products give Amazon a greater reach than ever before. Updates to the internet giant's Alexa-infused Echo smart speakers will allow them to tend to microwave cooking and even have "hunches" regarding what users may want or have forgotten. Alexa is even developing a personality, complete with a favorite pet or beer. Here's a round up all of the Alexa-infused products Amazon showcased, including speakers, an in-car device and, a microwave:
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