Innovation

A wall of Kindles showing their evolution 2007 through 2016.
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Echo Auto: Alexa gets your car’s entertainment system in gear

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.

Taking classrooms to the cloud

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.

Our progress on The Climate Pledge

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.

Disruption drives rapid innovation

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.

How is cloud technology helping to save the Tasmanian devil?

Researchers at the University of Sydney are using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate vital genomics research for a range of threatened species.

Using smart drones and cloud computing to save lives on Aussie beaches

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.

Apple Music now available on Alexa devices in Australia and New Zealand

Music has always been one of Alexa’s most popular features, and today we’re excited to announce that Apple Music is now available on Alexa in Australia and New Zealand.

Showcasing the latest global technology trends at AWS Summit Sydney

If you were given almost infinite materials, tools, and capabilities, what would you build?

Amazon Innovation Day 2019: Exploring the Symphony of People and Machines

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.

Read in more places with the all-new Kindle

Today we introduced the all-new Kindle with adjustable display brightness, giving Aussies more comfortable reading in even more places.
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