“Hey, Disney!” Magical Companion Coming to WDW AND Disneyland in 2022
More Breaking News from Destination D23 Live! this morning! Last year, Disney announced “Hey, Disney!”, an Amazon Echo-based feature coming to Disney Resort Hotels. Today, we learned more about just how this new technology will work!
Josh D’Amaro, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, introduced the Disney Voice Assistant’s new persona, the Disney Magical Companion, the digital voice that will be bringing the new Mickey shaped Amazon Echo products to life!
- answer questions about Disney parks,
- tell you the weather,
- set alarms,
- introduce Guests to Mickey and friends, plus
- guide Guests to other exciting surprises around the Walt Disney World Resort.
D’Amaro stated that the in-room version of “Hey, Disney” and the Magical Voice Companion will also be able to answer Guests questions about their vacation, order room amenities, make reservations,etc. It’s like a tiny digital concierge, personalizing your Walt Disney World Guest experience!
The Destination D23 Live! expo continues all day! You can tune in below. (And catch the introduction of the Magical Voice Companion around the 1:44 mark!)
“Hey, Disney!” will be available on compatible Amazon devices in homes soon, and complimentary in Disney Resort Hotels in 2022. But the biggest announcement…
The “Hey, Disney!” voice assistant is also coming to Disneyland Resort hotels in 2022! The new technology joins the new MagicBand+ will be coming to Walt Disney World AND Disneyland in 2022, marking the first time MagicBand technology has been available at the California resort!
As part of the big Destination D23 expo, D’Amaro announced that all members in attendance will receive a complimentary Amazon Echo Show 5 device!
It’s been a busy day of news coming out of the #DestinationD23 Expo. Stay tuned to MickeyBlog for all the latest updates today!
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