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Designing Journeys #2 – Cruising

Cruising on cruiser bikes or serious cyclists Staying active at every stage of life is important, especially as we age. Imagine all the different ways we can prompt, encourage and enjoy staying active. When designing a voice experience for an activity, while there are...

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Designing Journeys #1 – Companionship

Companionship! Social isolation is a growing issue amongst the older population, and both social isolation and loneliness have emerged as public health issues with evidenced risks on health and life expectancy. While nothing is better than human connection, voice...

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Series- Designing Journeys

Voice tech adoption is booming - design for real user scenarios   The Voice Summit is the Voice event of the year with 300 speakers and over 5000 attendees coming together. It's a gathering where developers, designers, marketers, corporations and others come...

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An Innovative Companion Pet

Who doesn't love a cute, cuddly puppie or kitten... awwww First, a quick note as this post is not Alexa-focused, but I believe this product is so fantastic! Often as we get a bit older, it can become difficult to take care of a loving pet the way we used to. Taking...

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Alexa Blueprints Series

Alexa Blueprints for your home   Amazon recently launched what is called Alexa Blueprints. In a nutshell, Alexa lets anyone create their own custom Alexa Skill with Alexa Blueprints. I'll be doing a full series on how to create different types of blueprints for...

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Safety Tips for Home

Check Safety Hazards To Prevent Falls - First, an initial note here as this post is not Alexa-specific, but I believe is a topic that bears mentioning to the Marvee audience. (We will be adding a checklist to our suite of health and wellness Alexa Skills over the...

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What’s The Weather?

Planning An Outdoor Activity? -   Summer is upon us and it is fantastic to be able to say "Alexa" what's the weather this weekend?" and Alexa responds with the weekend forecast. However, there are times when Alexa gets it wrong..... or is it us? I just asked...

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Guides, Tutorials & Cheat Sheets

Voice Command Guide

Here’s a cheat sheet of common voice commands

 

Light Ring Color Guide

We can al use a guide to the many ring light colors on the Echo device.

 

Bonus Tips For You

We’ve put together a a compilation of top tips to guide you on your voice journey.

 

Alexa Calling Cheat Sheet

Print a cheat sheet to personalize call commands

 

Play Some Music Cheat Sheet

Print your personalized cheat sheet for your music favorites!

 

Smart Home Cheat Sheet

Print out to remember your device names and commands

 

Have a Marvelous Day!

Enjoy using your voice!