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All About Alexa

November 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

How does the Amazon Echo help people who are blind and low vision?

Come join Shawn Keen and learn some of the exciting things you can do with your voice and Alexa.

7 things blind people use there Alexa for:

  • News: “Alexa, give me the news” – and the news and sports summary you’ll hear is updated every hour
  • Facts: “Alexa, how tall is the Queen?” or “Alexa, tell me a random fact”
  • Jokes: “Alexa, tell me a joke” and “Alexa, tell me another one”
  • Timers and alarms: “Alexa, set a timer for three minutes” or “Alexa, wake me up tomorrow at 7am”
  • Radio: “Alexa, play Radio 4 Extra on TuneIn” or “Alexa, play The Prairie Home Companion station on TuneIn”
  • Podcasts: “Alexa, play This Week in Tech on TuneIn” or “Alexa, play 99 per cent Invisible on TuneIn”
  • Books: “Alexa, play Ready Player One on Audible” or “Alexa, play my book” to resume listening.


When: Thursday November 1, 2018 from noon to 1:30 PM.


Or call 817-332-3341



November 1, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Shawn Keen


Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth
912 West Broadway
Fort Worth, TX 76104 United States
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