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Amazon promotes voice technology, creates fellowship for research

March 20, 2017
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Amazon is investing in voice technology research with a new fellowship, according to a new blog post on the company's website.

The Alexa Fund Fellowship will supply Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Waterloo, the University of Southern California and Johns Hopkins University with cash funding, electronic devices containing the company's voice-activated personal assistant known as Alexa and mentors to help develop curricula tailored to the research.

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