Smart Speakers for People with Sight Loss

In this Video, Antony Horner from sight airedale looks at how smart speakers can be used by people living with sight loss. The video covers using Alexa to get general information, controlling the devices in your home with your voice and home automation. The video also shows methods of using Alexa for entertainment, such as searching a TV Guide, Listening to BBC Radio content, listening to audiobooks and having books read to you.

 

Contents

00:00 – Start
00:10 – Introduction
00:59 – In This Session
01:35 – What is a Smart Speaker
02:31 – Virtual Assistants
05:12 – Time, Date, Timer, Reminders
05:37 – Demo – Using alexa for general knowledge
06:25 – Smart Home Devices
08:45 – Demo of Dyson Air Purifier
11:15 – Demo – Hive Central Heating
13:20 – Demo – Smart Lighting
15:03 – Home Automation
16:31 – Demo – Setting up a routine
24:23 – Entertainment
24:59 – Demo – Searching TV Guide
26:35 – Demo – BBC Sounds
27:40 – Amazon Music
29:08 – Demo – Listening to Music
30:40 – Listening to Books
31:31 – Demo of RealSAM
37:46 – Audible
39:05 – Demo – Audible
42:32 – Demo – Listen to Kindle Books
44:04 – Questions and Answers
59:18 – Outro

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