EDUCAUSE 2018: Amazon's Alexa Is Moving into Dorm Rooms
Students looking for their class schedule or campus library hours could be just a "Hey, Alexa" away. That's because smart assistants are becoming more common as part of the standard-issue technology in residence halls.
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Amy Passow, Manager, Business Development, CDW•G
- In this new program, Alexa skills can be added with university-specific information.
- These types of devices are being used in homes and businesses, so schools are the natural next step.
- Early adopters hope voice-activated technology will help with student engagement.