The Alexa-Enabled, Motorola-Branded Home Phone is Now Available
Back in September during our time at IFA 2018, we had the opportunity to profile a new product from SGW Global, the official licensee of the Motorola brand on corded and cordless home phones, which sought to revitalize the home telephone market. The idea was to merge two revolutionary technologies—albeit from different eras—into one singular product: the home telephone and voice control. The result was the Motorola AX Series, a wireless home phone that integrated Amazon’s Alexa digital voice assistant.
Now, a few months after its debut, SGW Global is ready to bring the Alexa home phone to market. The company announced global availability of the product in a statement emailed to Dealerscope this week.
The phone itself has a dedicated Alexa button that the user can press to access all kinds of phone-related features, including asking Alexa to call certain contacts, to call connected Echo devices, and more. And, of course, users can control all of their connected home devices through the service, just like they would with any Echo or Alexa-enabled device.