Accessibility With Amazon Echo See how you can use Amazon Echo as an accessibility device for people with disabilities. It is a great device especially for people with blindness or low vision, amputees, or anyone who are not comfortable with typing on a keyboard.

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Set Smart Bulb To Blink When Alexa Timer Goes Off (Visual Notification For Deaf People)

Amazon Echo obviously has many purposes, and one of them happens to be setting timers – whether it’s for laundry, baking something in the oven, reading or for various other activities. Now, setting a...

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Add Items To Your To-Do List On Your Phone Using IFTTT & Alexa

Many of us create lists for reminders, to-dos, action items, etc. Picture this: You will be running errands, and attending events tomorrow. In such a situation, many of us like to create a list...

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Let Alexa Set Reminders For You

For a long time, Alexa responded only when you asked her a question. Thanks to a recent update, Alexa can now initiate things on her now! The most useful feature of that aspect is...

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Get Your Daily News From Alexa

Since Alexa can do just so many things, it is kind of natural to assume that she can provide latest news everyday too! Well, the assumption is right, and there are several skills you...

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The Seeing Eye & Alexa: Amazon Echo In Seeing Eye Dog Training School

The Seeing Eye in Morristown, NJ is a not for profit school that trains seeing eye dogs for blind people. What’s really amazing about them is that they ask a blind person to pay...

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Amazon Echo Tracks Expenses & Pays Bills

If you have accounts with Capital One, you can use Alexa to perform your bank transactions. You can totally avoid using a computer or mobile app to log into the account, and navigate around...

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Listening to TED Talks On Amazon Echo

How do you listen to TED Talks? Either on TED’s website/app or through a streaming device like Apple TV. Both these options require that you use a mouse or remote to browse and navigate...

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Playing Games With Alexa!

Alexa has lots of games that people with disabilities can play to entertain themselves, and keep their brains sharp! In this video, we look at two games – 1) Word Master, a word game,...

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Ask Alexa About Movies Playing In Your Area

You can use Amazon Echo/Alexa to find out what movies are playing in your local area, along with show timings. All you have to do is ask! This is great for people with not...

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Voice Enabled Survey On Amazon Echo

How cool is this? This is a demo of how Alexa can be used for capturing survey answers. Great for anyone who has difficulty in using a computer or pen/paper to take surveys. Check...