The new Development Center in Italy is also looking for researchers to develop machine learning skills for AlexaAmazon's cloud-based voice assistant that can be found on many Amazon devices, including Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Tap.
Amazon's 15th Development Center in Europe will open later this year, according to forecasts. Alexa is the digital assistant for content search developed by Amazon that allows, for example, to search for content using your voice. The new center to be opened in Turin it will focus on speech recognition and natural language understanding.
"Turin was chosen for the amount of talent it can draw from and for the presence of universities in the city" explains the company in a statement, which continues: "We are happy to launch a Machine Learning center in Turin, a city full of talents in the field of machine learning technologies, of direct interest to Alexa ".