How you can get the latest WRAL news and weather on your Amazon Echo or Google Home
WRAL News for Amazon Echo and Google Home offers the latest breaking news and weather forecasts from WRAL's expert reporters and meteorologists.Posted — Updated
Voice assistants have become a helpful an integrated part of many people's day to day life. And news and weather are a central feature that many of these devices include. But did you know that you can listen to local news with the latest news and weather updates from your Google Assisistant or Amazon Alexa enabled devices?
How to get local news on Google Home and Amazon Devices
The WRAL News for Amazon Echo and Google Home offers users the top headlines read by WRAL's anchors and reporters, and the latest weather forecast for the Triangle region of North Carolina from WRAL's team of expert meteorologists.
How do I get news on Amazon Echo?
Alexa is built into the Amazon Echo, Amazon Show, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Fire TV (second generation), Fire HD 8 tablet and Triby, a portable smart speaker and message board.
How do I get Google Assistant to play news?
That's all it takes to get WRAL News on Google Home. WRAL was the first local news station in the country to provide a service on the Google Assistant platform.
Launched in November 2016, Google Home is a hands-free, always-on speaker that responds to voice commands known as "actions," and delivers information requested by the user through interaction with Google's voice service, Google Assistant.