Alexa! Turn on the Music
At first you might think these are words for a lady named Alexa to turn on your favorite music but it’s not, rather these are commands for Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen), a voice controlled smart device that can do variety of functions as and when you demand.
There are many ways this device is helping us. Let’s have a look at some of its advantages.
1. An Aid for People with Disability.
For normal people with no physical disabilities, smart devices like Echo Dot (2nd Gen) are just technology devices that are adding colors to already colorful life. But for people with physical disabilities, Echo Dot (2nd Gen) is adding missing colors to lives.
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With Echo Dot at their disposal, people having disabilities don’t require the assistance of others to perform activities that are supported by Amazon Echo. As ‘Alexa’ is there all time new friend for 24-7-365. Using Echo dot (2nd Gen) they can do things like turning music on and off, make a call, ask questions, and many more. For normal people, it may not be something fancy. To understand its impact, imagine playing your favorite song from the perspective of blind or paralyzed person.
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2. Smart Device for Less Technology Aware People.
In today’s world where technology has dominated almost every aspect of life, there are many people who are still nor fully aware of it. Around 15% of Americans do not use the internet at all, this percentage is higher in the rest of the world.
Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) is a great device for people with limited technical knowledge, for example, to check what’s the current weather you can simply ask, ‘Alexa, what’s the weather’ and Alexa will do all for you to find what current weather is.
3. Helps in setting up Smart Home
Internet of things (IoT) is no more a fancy term, it’s a reality and 2nd Generation – Echo Dot is made with this future technology in mind.
Now with Echo Dot (2nd Gen), you can control smart devices at your home with voice. To power off lights of your drawing room, say “Alexa, turn off lights of drawing room”.
You can control your thermostat, play music, and do other cool stuff with your smart devices at home with a voice this time.
4. Work Hard While you Take a Rest
We are getting busy day in our lives. Time to ease up or socialize is getting narrower and narrower. Echo Dot is invented to make your life easier. Housewives need not remember timings of their favorite TV show or grocery list as long as ‘Alexa’ is there with them in the kitchen so that they can focus more on what needs to be done at the kitchen, while ‘Alexa’ will take care of rest of things.
5. Scalable with Changing Requirements.
Amazon Echo dot comes with a predefined set of a large numbers of commands that ‘Alexa Voice Service’ can understand. Still, if there is something missing, you can use ‘ifttt’ app to add your own commands for ‘Alexa’ to understand and abide by.
6. Stylish and Compact Design.
Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) is elegantly designed, smaller in size yet powerful enough to deliver incredible functions. It has seven microphones placed at the top, anyone who experienced Echo Dot (2nd Gen) will say it’s voice recognition is amazing.
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