Alexa and Fitbit have taken a great initiative together. You can now ask the new app various fitness and health related questions on your Alexa-enabled Fitbit device. Isn’t that amazing? This list already includes the popular names like Amazon Tap, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Echo Dot, and Amazon Echo. However, Fitbit is the first wearable company to offer the same health stats through Amazon’s voice services.
If you still don’t understand jump to Alexa and ask her to ask Fitbit about your fitness routine or stats today! The voice app will be able to recognize all the requests for the users’ activity data including sleep tracking, activity data, calories burned and all the active minutes logged. Even, Alexa can search and recognize your activities of the previous week. If you are discouraged or have lost hope regarding your fitness, it will even support and boasts your support. It is even a bit satirical when it comes to response, you will get answers like “you’ve got to start somewhere,” or “try to take a walk today, but don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.”
The partnership between Alexa and Fitbit is opening doors to many new possibilities. Tim Roberts, Executive Vice President, Interactive at Fitbit stated that;
“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 knows if you need to go for a quick walk before dinner. As we look at how this integration could evolve in the future, there is an endless world of possibilities from fitness coaching and nutrition tips, to guidance before bedtime to help you get a more restful night’s sleep.”
After the successful announcement, Fitbits by the Amazon are integrating this feature. If you are a Fitbit user, you can enable this new offer by going into the Settings section of the Alexa app. After that, go into “Skills,” select Fitbit, and link your Fitbit account when asked.
Amazon’s Alexa has made a successful entry into the world of fitness and health. Apart from health, you can ask it a number of different questions which all range within its skill set. The main significance of using Alexa is that it has hands-free interface that allows owners to interact with Alexa from anywhere in the room. This new partnership is really a new opening for this technology is driven the world.