Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Health applications may not have a giant share of the 100,000+ Amazon Alexa smart speaker Skills, but we’ve found an interesting assortment of voice-enabled health and medical tools that take advantage of the open Alexa Toolkit. Alexa helps ambulance attendance...
Smart Devices Detect Sounds of Cardiac Arrest

Smart Devices Detect Sounds of Cardiac Arrest

Wearable tech with sensors that monitor and report biometric data can help assess your current health, but devices with algorithms that detect life-threatening conditions could potentially save your life. The iBeat smartwatch app monitors heart activity to alert to...
Ask Alexa for Best Prescription Prices

Ask Alexa for Best Prescription Prices

Connected healthcare just edged onto a new tech platform: the first health-related voice assistant apps.¬†Amazon’s Echo family of devices offers a rapidly-growing range of task-specific voice apps for its “Alexa” assistant, which are called...