How fun could it be to say 'Alexa, order my Starbucks' and the order is placed, paid and ready to go for you to grab? That technology is here now in St. Cloud!

Starbucks has come together with Amazon to allow their "Echo" device to voice order, and pay for, your regular coffee order. You simply walk to the front of the line and grab your drink and go.

Starbucks is testing out a few automated features, and actually have an iOS app called "MyStarbucks Barista" that allows you to speak and pay your order, hands-free. So it makes sense they would team up with Amazon to make this available on the Echo device.

Where can you give this a try? You need an Amazon Echo device obviously. Just say "Alexa, order my Starbucks" and she'll take you through the rest of the process. You can try it at any of the 3 St. Cloud area Starbucks locations below:

  • 2860 Division St, St. Cloud, MN
  • 120 Lincoln Ave SE, St Cloud (Inside Target)
  • 124 2nd St S, St Cloud (Marketplace Shopping Center)

Source: GeekWire

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