Oct 31 2018

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

Video Highlights

  • 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.