WS04 - “Is There an Echo in Here?” Using Amazon Echo for Smart Home Control

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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The purpose of this presentation is to give attendees an introduction into Amazon’s Voice-controlled personal assistant, the Amazon Echo. After 2 years on the market Echo is becoming a viable AT solution to support the needs of individuals with disabilities in our community. Using a live demonstration, learn how Smart Home technology functions and its interoperability with Echo using voice control. Want to take your skills further? Find out how to personalize Echo based on user needs/abilities using IFTTT (If This, Then That). Not enough? Get the tools you need to create your very own custom skill with Amazon’s developer program!


Charles Sammartino