Visix, Inc. will premiere its new voice-activated wayfinding in booth 2321 at InfoComm 2019. The new offering expands the company’s award-winning digital signage design services to include voice-user interface (VUI) options. “This is the next step in audience interaction,” says Jill Perardi, creative services manager for Visix. “People have embraced VUI technologies like Alexa, Siri
If Giant Eagle customers ask, they will receive their prescriptions. Giant Eagle Inc. is offering new Amazon Alexa capabilities that allow customers to set medication reminders by using their pharmacy prescription information and to request prescription refills, by asking the Alexa voice assistant. Leveraging software from medication management solutions provider Omnicell, the new Alexa medication
A fast-food giant is using voice assistant technology in an unprecedented way. McDonald’s Corp. is rolling out “McDonald’s Apply Thru,” the world’s first voice-initiated job application process, as part of the recently launched Made at McDonald’s global hiring campaign. The new process works with devices enabled with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant voice assistant technology.
The e-tail giant’s 2019 devices event included shopping-friendly wearables and a major in-car Alexa integration. Among the slew of new hardware devices Amazon announced as part of its Sept. 25 devices event were several products that could expand the use of its Alexa voice assistant as a shopping tool. Echo Buds are wireless earbuds equipped