Acer said it will release the latest devices such as Aspire 5, Aspire 7, Spin 3, Spin 5, Switch 7 Black Edition, Swift 3, Swift 5, Swift 7, Aspire Z24, Aspire U27 and Aspire S24. Asustek said it will be integrated in some models of ZenBooks and VivoBooksAmazonAlexa Digital Assistant, these products will be launched in the first half of 2018. HP also announced Pavilion Wave, which will be its first PC to integrate with Amazon's Alexa digital assistant.
Alexa will be a stand-alone application that it will work withMicrosoftCortana run together. After all, OEMs can not disable Cortana altogether, but allow users to choose the assistant they want. Microsoft and Amazon initially planned to bring Cortana and Alexa together to allow the two systems to work together, which should happen by the end of 2017, but the two companies did not complete the plan by the deadline.
OEMs will now begin pre-loading Alexa on a new PC with a far-field voice microphone. The source also confirmed that other computers will be able to download the application, although they obviously do not have the far-field voice advantage.