Amazon.com has developed a new device called Amazon Echo, a hands-free speaker which will respond to you when you say the wake up call "Alexa". Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask. This device works even when you're accross the room with it's 7 far-field microphone for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music.