Amazon introduces Amazon Kids on Alexa, a free service and available on Echo devices to create a safe and adapted environment for children between the ages of three and twelve. Now, the little ones in the house will be able to enjoy entertainment skills, educational content and playlists. This tool offers minors access to their favorite content, in addition, provides peace of mind for parents because Amazon Kids guarantees an appropriate experience according to the age of children. The service makes available to adults the parental control panel, time limits and a filter to block music that contains lyrics with explicit content. On the other hand, it restricts any purchase by voice and establishes for parents the full control of activities.
How can Amazon Kids be used?
To start the Amazon Kids experience on Alexa, you will need to adults create and approve a child profile through the Alexa appalthough it is also possible to develop a voice ID and a visual ID on devices with a screen to activate the experience on one or more Echo devices. Amazon Kids on Alexa is available on Echo and Echo Show devices via a new free software update.
Amazon Kids Features
Parental Dashboard: Parents can customize their children’s use of Alexa by selecting the services they can use. In addition, it allows adults to view their children’s activities, view and delete voice recordings.Profile for children: When a child’s profile is created, Alexa recognizes their voice and automatically offers tailored responses.time limits: Daily time limits can be set.Explicit content filter: This functionality automatically filters songs with explicit lyrics from Amazon Music, Apple Music or Spotify so that children can freely listen to their favorite songs.educational content: Kids can ask Alexa questions about science, math, spelling, definitions, or any other topic that sparks their curiosity.Calls and video calls with contacts previously approved by parents: Kids can make and receive calls and video calls on Echo devices with a screen, with contacts pre-approved by their parents and who have an Echo device or the Alexa app.Communication within the home: Amazon Kids on Alexa allows announcements, calls, messages and ‘Drop In’ within the home.
The little ones in the house will receive appropriate responses according to their age, and Amazon has designed Alexa and other Echo devices with various security elements and privacy layers.Sign up for our newsletter and receive the latest technology news in your email.