London: Queen Elizabeth’s annual Christmas Day message will be available for Amazon Alexa owners to hear from the comfort of their own homes.
On Saturday, Amazon announced a world-first revealing that this year the Queen’s festive address will be available to listen to via Alexa devices.
To listen to the Queen’s speech, Alexa device owners just need to ask, “Alexa, play The Queen’s Christmas Day Message” or “Alexa, play Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Day Message”.
If you ask your Alexa device this from 3pm GMT on Christmas Day, the official audio recording of the speech will play in full.
Britons can tune in to watch and listen to the Queen’s speech at 3pm GMT on Christmas Day.
Here’s a full list of the Amazon smart devices you can tune into the Queen’s speech with: Amazon Alexa Devices (Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick).
For now, digital speech is exclusive to Amazon devices.
Earlier this month, the monarch held her first virtual audience and greeted visitors to her royal residence of Buckingham Palace in London — from 20 miles away at Windsor Castle.