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Digital Health Device Collection

Echo Smart Speaker   

Model:   Smart Speaker, 2nd Generation
Manufacturer:   Amazon, Inc.
Category:   Smart Devices
Function:   Connects to Alexa to play music, set alarms and timers, answer questions, control smart home devices, and more.
Compatibility:   iOS, Android, Fire
Includes:  
  • Echo speaker
  • Power adapter (21W)
  • Quick start guide
Getting Started:  
Apps:  
Note:   Amazon account required.
Loan Policy:  

Device may be checked out by Duke Health & Duke University patrons
for two weeks. Loan can be renewed two times if no other requests
are pending. Extended loans may be available on a case-by-case basis.

Evaluation Plan:  

Researchers who borrow devices will be asked to complete evaluations to
identify the strengths, weakness, and value of the Device Library.

These three short evaluations are related to:

  1. the researcher-generated questions submitted before borrowing the device
  2. the borrowing experience and impact
  3. the long-range impact (sent 6 months after device return)