ROAV by Anker Innovations has debuted in Indian market with Alexa-enabled smart car charger. The company claims that the charger, which is priced at Rs 5,490, is country's first Alexa-enabled car charger. It comes with voice activated calling and navigation, and has a library of over 45,000 Alexa skills.
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ROAV by Anker Innovations, enters Indian Markets with the launch of India’s first Alexa enabled car charger – ‘Viva Pro’. The first smart car charger that comes equipped with Voice Controlled Navigation, to allow Alexa to get directions while you drive. Enabling Voice Initiated Calling or streaming Music – Hit the Road with Alexa Viva Pro!
Plug the Roav Viva Pro into the cigarette Lighter in your car, download the App (Android and IOS) and you are ready to go! The Viva Pro gives you four options for streaming audio from your phone to your car's stereo: Bluetooth, USB, the Aux cable and FM radio. Enabling Hands-free calling, the Smart car Charger, also comes with Dual USB Ports, that delivers High speed charging with Power IQ technology, to driver and passenger.
The Smart Charger also supports 2 integrated microphone that accurately relays every word to Alexa, equipped with Acoustic Echo Cancellation that delivers noise cancellation and accurate voice identification. The Viva Pro hears both a driver and passenger's voice clearly, even when music was playing. A blue LED ring around the top of the device lights up when it's listening. On the top of the device is a large button that mutes the microphone (the LED turns red when the mic is off).
Speaking on Roav’s entry to Indian Markets, Mr. Gopal Jeyaraj – Head, India and SAARC said, “The smart home has grown at a fast clip, but there's another space that we spend a whole lot of time living in “Our Car”. Roav by Anker Innovations offers products which will transform any car into connected smart car with its product line ranging from Dashcam’s, Voice-activated car charger and Jump Starter”.
Supporting multi-connectivity options, Viva Pro, can be used in virtually any car connecting via Bluetooth, CarPlay, Android Auto, Aux-Out or FM Transmission. The product is already available at leading Automotive Accessories Retailers, Gadget Retailers and E-Tailers. It shall also be available on Amazon from June 2019.