Real-time, hands-free order tracking has been unlocked by the new voice-activated tracking feature for Echo users
Enabling voice-assisted order tracking (a voice-activated tracking feature) for eaters, Uber’s Eats Engineering team, based out of Hyderabad, led the integration of Amazon’s Alexa with the Eats app, Uber announced.
Real-time, hands-free order tracking has been unlocked by the new voice-activated tracking feature for Echo users. To track the status of their orders, Uber Eats consumers in the US can now use their Amazon Echo devices.
“Making the food delivery experience a seamless and reliable one is of paramount importance for Uber Eats, and this goal led us to a collaborative exercise on exploring ways to make the Uber Eats order experience a magical one, the outcome of which ended up in Uber Eats’ integration with Alexa,” Jaiteerth Patwari, Director-Eats Engineering at Uber, said in a statement.
After announcing partnerships with Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri for voice ordering integrations within the last year, Amazon is Uber’s third partner in the voice-activated space.
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