Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Updated to Provide Useful COVID-19 Information

Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Updated to Provide Useful COVID-19 Information

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People all around the world want information about coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri voice assistants have updated their features to help users get answers to their queries about the coronavirus. They have been empowered to offer useful COVID-19 information. Here, we get into the details:

Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Updated to Provide Useful COVID-19 Information

Siri

Apple has updated its voice assistant, Siri, to provide users with step-by-step questionnaire. For example, if you ask Siri, “Hey Siri, do I have the coronovirus?” Siri will ask users if they are experiencing symptoms of the disease like fever, dry cough or shortness of breath. If users respond that their symptoms are not extreme, Siri instructs people to stay home and avoid contacting other people. Siri also instructs and advices them to contact a medical provider in case their condition becomes more severe.

Amazon Alexa

Amazon has added features to its Alexa voice assistant to help users determine their risk for having contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus. If users ask Alexa questions like, “Alexa, what do I do if I think I have COVID-19?” Alexa will ask the user about their symptoms, travel history and any possible exposure they may have had to someone infected. Another cool additional feature is that it now comes with the ability to ask personal assistant to sing a song for 20 seconds while washing your hands.

Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant Updated to Provide Useful COVID-19 Information

Google Assistant

Google Assistant has added a red-tinted card about COVID-19. Here, you tap “Get the latest information” and it provides several suggestion chips that launch Assistant. These includes Carousel of latest stories, work from home tips, set reminder to wash hands, symptoms and lots more.

 

We, at day-technology.com, also urge to please stay home for yourself as well as your loved ones. We should follow social distancing strictly to curtail the spread of the virus.

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