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Never Find Good Parking? Try The ParkWhiz Alexa Skill

Few things in life are as frustrating as being in a rush and not finding a decent parking space. You end up circling around until you finally succumb to an insanely expensive parking lot – then moodily walk 15 minutes to your destination (in the rain).

Worried About Aging Family Staying Home Alone? Try miiCUBE

Photo credit: miiCARE


"One evening, my grandma fell and broke her hip. She was lying on a cold floor in sheer agony from 7 pm until 7 am the next day...and we just didn't know about it."

This is what pushed Kelvin Summoogum to leave his job as a digital advisor and become the tech entrepreneur behind miiCARE – a London-based startup focused on senior healthcare. 

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Alexa Guard: Keeping Your Home Safe With AI

Want to keep your house thief-free without forking out a hefty sum for a complete home security system? Well, you're in luck because Amazon just dipped their toe into the home security business.

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Drivetime: Making Boring Commutes Fun With Voice-First Games

Did you know that over 110 million commuters in the U.S. that travel to and from work alone?

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You Can Now Pair Any Bluetooth Device With Alexa Using This Kit

Credit: "Bose" – Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill

Bluetooth headphones are all the rage nowadays, largely because they let you move away from your laptop without violently yanking your buds out of your ears. Apple has tied Siri into their AirPods and then Google pushed their Assistant into their Pixel Buds.

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How Much Alcohol Do You 'Really' Drink? This Alexa Skill Can Tell You

 

"Alexa, add a drink."

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Alexa for Hospitality: Simplifying Service and Guest Experiences with Voice

Photo credit: Amazon for Hospitality

Imagine laying in your hotel room at night, ready for bed, wondering what time breakfast service starts the next morning. But instead of reaching over for the hotel phone, you simply turn your head and ask the Amazon Echo sitting on your bedside table.

How Voice Tech Is Slowly Including People With Speech Impediments

From blasting your favorite tunes to turning down the AC, voice assistants have unlocked a whole new world of blissful convenience. You can ask them to control your home devices, tell jokes, or even serenade you with the best of AI beatboxing. For most of us, the possibilities are seemingly endless.

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Amazon Alexa is Moving To Improve Restaurant Operations With Voice

Online reservations, headsets, and taking orders with iPads are just some of the ways restaurants have attempted to streamline front-of-house operations. But now, for the first time ever, Amazon has dipped into their Alexa Fund so a restaurant tech company can leverage voice in day-to-day service. 

Voice.Health Summit 2018: Panels, Hackathons, and the Future of Healthcare

 


On October 17th at the Connected Health Conference (CHC), the VOICE.Health Summit brought together voice-first pioneers, health professionals, entrepreneurs, and key stakeholders to dive into the voice transformation in healthcare.

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