Smart home displays such as Amazon’s Echo Show is more than just a personal assistant. They help you stay on schedule for your work as well as make books tickets for movie shows. They help you make a grocery list so that you don’t have to worry about missing out on any entry. You just need to say, “Alexa when is the next appointment with my dentist” and you streamline your tasks. But, here are five tasks that you might not know that Alexa can do for you.
Alexa can make reservations in a restaurant
Alexa can make a reservation for you and your family in a restaurant of your choice. You just need to say, “Alexa, ask OpenTable to make a reservation”. Simply, provide the name of your favourite restaurant and the schedule you want to visit. Alexa will secure the seats at the desired date and time. This will save you from exploring the complex schedule of restaurants.
Alexa can monitor your baby
If you’re busy with your work, Alexa can monitor your baby. You just need to install a security camera in the room where your baby rests. Alexa is compatible with several famous brands that design security camera including Logitech. Nest, and Netgear. Ask Alexa to show the live stream of your security camera. You can then continue with your work as well monitor your baby.
Alexa can enable you to interact with others without using voice
Alexa Smart Display offers multiple ways to control. It comes with an on-screen keyboard that you can enable in the Accessibility menu in the following steps.
- Swipe down the screen
- Tap Settings and choose Accessibility
- Scroll down and look for Tap to Alexa
- Turn it on and select Continue
- Tap the icon located at the lower-left part of the screen
- Select the Quick Question icon to launch the on-screen keyboard.
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Alexa can inform you about the traffic
Alexa can save you ample time if you frequently travel for your work or business. Venturing out without knowing about the traffic conditions can cost you a lot of time and energy. Moreover, getting stuck in traffic leads to unnecessary stress. You just need to say, “Alexa, how is traffic?” to get not only the traffic conditions but also the fastest route that you can traverse. However, you need to provide the source location and the destination.
Alexa can enter Do Not Disturb mode
Nothing can be more irritating than getting notifications from a virtual assistant in the middle of a night. You can put the Alexa smart display into Do Not Disturb mode so that your sleep does not get interrupted. The brightness of the Alexa Smartt Display can also be reduced to avoid distracting light at night. Thus, you can get all the updates regarding your favourite shows only when you want to get and not when you’re sleeping.
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