Many of us are already used to asking Alexa to turn on a lamp, or play our favourite music – but how can Alexa help in health care settings?
Voice activated devices can take the form of readily available devices such the Alexa-enabled range or Google home, as well as Apple Siri and Microsoft equivalent Cortana. All these versions are vying to be your personal assistant and make your day-to-day life easier by connected compatible devices and operating them with your own words rather than techy key phrases.
Although these devices can be thought of as enabling lazy user behaviour, they can prove valuable in tricky situations – turning on a standard lamp with a hard-to-reach switch cord, or perhaps helping a user who struggles to see or use a touch screen device to stay in touch with loved ones. Not only does the use help those with