• Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant to offer Fitbit progress updates

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    Amazon’s voice assistant will tell you how well you slept and how much more exercise you need (Source: AP)
    Alexa, what can you tell me about my health?
    Starting Thursday, Amazon’s voice assistant will tell you how well you slept and how much more exercise you need – at least if you have a Fitbit fitness tracker and an Alexa-compatible device, such as Amazon’s Echo speaker and Fire TV streaming devices.
    Alexa, Amazon.com Inc.’s answer to Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana, is part of the online retailer’s ambitions to control your living room, as people start embracing a “smart,” automated home. You can already use voice commands to ask Alexa for weather, movie listings and sports scores. Fitbit is adding several commands to Alexa’s vocabulary.

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