In North America, over 5000 people turn 65 every day, and Alexa is taking notice of the booming senior market. We believe voice-activated assistance systems will be crucial for seniors who want to age in place, especially those who will experience visual impairment. Features that are particularly valuable also include the ability to have voice-activated lighting, making it less likely for seniors to experience slips and falls. While voice-activated devices weren’t specifically made for seniors, they have helped thousands retain their independence as they age. Many seniors, however, don’t love the idea of having an AI in their home, and the technology still has some bugs to work out. Read the full article here.
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