AliGenie (or AliGenie Voice) is a China-based open-platform intelligent personal assistant launched and developed by Alibaba Group, currently used in the Tmall Genie smart speaker. The platform was introduced in 2017, along with the Tmall Genie X1, at Alibaba’s 2017 Computing Conference in Hangzhou.
AliGinie can be linked with LifeSmart’s Smart home system and achieve the voice control for user’s home. It is using Mandarin as a medium to control the smart home system. AliGinie smart speaker functions just like Amazon Echo and Google Home – a hardware device which is powered by an AI voice assistant helping users on various tasks. It only has a different name.
Similar to other virtual assistants, AliGenie is capable of smart home control, music playback, voice shopping, taking notes and more. AliGenie also features voice recognition, voiceprint recognition, semantic understanding and speech synthesis. AliGenie also integrates with Alibaba Group’s services, such as online payment service Alipay and shopping platform Taobao and Tmall.