App for Alexa launched for hearing screening -

App for Alexa launched for hearing screening

A new app for Alexa launched for hearing screening. Audiology business Amplify Hearing has launched a brand-new hearing screening app for Amazon’s Alexa after recognising a pattern in undetected hearing loss amongst the over 50s. One in six people in the UK are currently suffering from hearing loss and this app aims to address that[…]

Alexa call 999 Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest researchers say -

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say. ‘These devices have amazing capabilities that we can take advantage of,’ says scientist. Amazon’s Echo device could be soon be used to automatically alert paramedics to a patient in cardiac arrest, say scientists (Reuters). Digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa could soon[…]