- Amazon made a slew of announcements on Thursday, including a completely redesigned Echo lineup.
- Among the biggest reveals was the debut of Amazon Luna, a game-streaming service meant to go head-to-head with similar services from Google and Microsoft.
- Amazon’s Ring unveiled a new miniature drone that can surveil your home when you’re away and its first devices for the car.
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Amazon held its usual fall product-launch event on Thursday, where it introduced major updates across its Echo, Alexa, Fire TV, and Ring product lineups. It also unveiled its long-rumored cloud-gaming service, Luna, which will work across all platforms when it launches.
Taken together, the announcements are a revamp and expansion of Amazon’s most popular hardware and software products. The Echo, for example, has gotten a completely new look that represents the speaker’s biggest design overhaul since its 2014 debut. Amazon is also staking out a bigger space for itself in the gaming industry as it seeks to compete with rivals like Google and Microsoft in the cloud-gaming space.
Here’s a closer look at the biggest announcements Amazon made on Thursday.