Amazon Web Services announced Utah as a winner of the City on a Cloud Challenge.Through the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, Amazon recognizes local and regional governments as hubs of innovation in three categories: Best Practices, Partners in Innovation, and Dream Big. Winners receive promotional credits to start or continue their projects.
The Utah.Gov Driver License Practice Exam uses the Amazon Echo and Alexa voice technology to help drivers practice for the Utah driver license exam by reviewing questions while talking directly with the Alexa personal digital assistant. It is the first state government voice activated review test of its kind. Utah.Gov partnered with the Utah Department of Public Safety and Driver License Division to develop the practice exam for the Echo. Hosted on Amazon Web Services, the voice activated practice exam is a new and convenient way for drivers to review the rules of the road in the comfort of their homes.