Who or what is Alexa? Alexa is Amazon's voice service. You comes to your home through one of the Amazon Echo products. It can play music and audiobooks, control other smart devices in your home such as light switches and thermostats, retrieve information, news, weather and more … just with your voice!
Soundmind employees came in June to visit the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Chelsea to offer Senior Planet members a five-part series of workshops that show how Alexa can help people in their homes as virtual assistants. Soundmind developed Memory Lane an app that allows people to interact with Alexa. It's free and can be downloaded to personal devices.
Senior Planet Launches Tech of the Month Series in July
After these successful workshops, Senior Planet is excited to launch its Tech of the Month series at the Chelsea Exploration Center, starting with Alexa in July ,
Want to learn more about how Alexa can help you in your home? Stop by the Exploration Center anytime in July and try it out! We have a range of in-home smart devices that you can control through Alexa. And of course you can ask her about the news, request your favorite music … or just chat with her!
Alexa is smart and gets smarter every day. Watch the following video to learn more about how it can help you in your home: