Alexa can now rev up your car’s entertainment system* with the voice-controlled Echo Auto. Amazon’s air vent-mounted device brings all the benefits of Alexa, including music, news, and games, to your next road trip.
With tens of thousands of students of all ages across Australia and New Zealand now learning from home, there’s no doubt our educators have done a remarkable job of adapting to engage students using online tools.
Since co-founding The Climate Pledge last year, we’ve made new investments in renewable energy around the world, revealed new electric vehicle designs, and announced our first Right Now Climate Fund project with The Nature Conservancy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the way people live and work. And, while it has been very disruptive for almost everyone, the crisis has also sparked new waves of innovation, as retailers, restaurants, software developers, and more have adapted. We’re inspired by the rapid rate of innovation as Australian customers of all sizes use cloud to create new business models, and work to reduce the impact on our communities, now and into the future.
Whether it’s to protect wildlife, preserve the arts and culture, or save lives, public sector organisations are increasingly using cloud technologies to innovate and solve today’s most pressing real-world social challenges.
Quoting Nelson Mandela during her Amazon Innovation Day-opening Welcome to Country, Aboriginal Elder, Aunty Ann Weldon said, “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” At Amazon we see these as words to live by. They give us the drive to pursue innovations that others won’t in order to fulfill our customer obsession promise.