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Amazon Echo Linked To Fitbit For Hands-Free Access To Data

  • Cnet, Monday, March 21, 2016 9:05 AM

Amazon's Alexa has learned yet another new skill. Amazon Echo and Fire TV users will now be able to sync the popular virtual assistant with their Fitbit accounts to get updates on their daily activities. Alexa integration adds a layer of convenience to Fitbit users, who will no longer have to open the app to see how many steps they've taken or calories burned. "Our integration with Alexa gives you hands-free access to your data, so you can find out when you walk in the door at the end of the day what your step count is in seconds, and know if you need to go on a quick walk before dinner," said Tim Roberts, Executive Vice President of Interactive at Fitbit, in the company's press release.

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