In case you want additional proof that Amazon’s Alexa is poised to take over the world, look no additional than the Cybic Legend. This new smartbike, which is ready to make its official debut on the Shopper Electronics Present subsequent week comes with the unreal intelligence-powered assistant baked in. Reportedly, the brand new bike will use Alexa to deal with a bunch of options and performance designed to supply riders with higher security and comfort.
The bike, which is scheduled to go on sale within the U.Okay. this summer time, is the primary to characteristic Alexa onboard. The digital assistant isn’t simply there to reply trivia questions or play a text-only model of Skyrim nonetheless, as she has been given various helpful talents that riders are positive to understand. As an illustration, Legend can observe various health metrics, together with velocity, distance traveled, time, and extra. Alexa may even show that data on the bike’s built-in touchscreen, making it straightforward to maintain observe of a exercise.
However that’s simply the tip of the iceberg for what Alexa can do on this bike. The digital assistant also can present site visitors data and supply navigational cues, serving to a bike owner discover his or her means on busy metropolis streets. She will also be used to activate the bike’s built-in lighting system, turning on the entrance and taillights utilizing solely the rider’s voice. The Legend even consists of an audio participant for listening to music and podcasts and it comes geared up with an alarm and GPS-tracking system that can be utilized to find the bike ought to it’s stolen or misplaced.
So as to use Alexa’s linked options, the smartbike is outfitted with each Wi-Fi and mobile connectivity choices. Reportedly, when the bike ships it’s going to include a Vodafone SIM card that gives three years of free 3G service. That isn’t blisteringly quick networking nevertheless it needs to be enough sufficient to maintain Alexa functioning whereas away from house.
There isn’t any phrase on when precisely the Cybric Legend will go on sale or how a lot it’s going to price, however U.Okay. specialty store Halfords is alleged to be the primary to supply the bike. An electrical model, dubbed the Cybric E-Legend, is rumored to even be within the works and shall be supplied alongside the unique mannequin. Hopefully, we’ll discover out extra at CES 2019 subsequent week.