What actions will Bucknell deploy next on Alexa?

Part of this pilot is to obtain input on that from you!  Please use the ‘feedback and suggestions’ form to provide your feedback and input. Note that discrete data must exist within the context of myBucknell in order for any of the intelligent personal assistant devices to ‘mine’ the answer to questions posed.  That is, […]

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How can I contribute to Bucknell’s development in support of intelligent personal assistants, like Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple Siri?

We’d love to hear from you to begin that discussion.  We’re hoping to identify creative ways to collaborate with students, faculty, and staff – both inside and outside the classroom – on future development in this space. Please use the ‘feedback and suggestions’ form to provide your feedback and input. For additional information or assistance, […]

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How can I access myBucknell from Alexa?

You can use your own personal devices to access these pilot actions now: Via Amazon Echo:  Both regular and Dot versions are compatible with the Bucknell network.  Connect them to the “bucknell_iot” wireless network. Via smartphone:  Install the Amazon Alexa app on your Android or iOS device from the respective app store. Just enable the […]

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What Alexa actions are currently available for use with myBucknell?

There are currently four (4) actions available as a pilot: Ask about Dining Services menus: “Alexa, ask myBucknell what’s on the menu today?” “Alexa, ask myBucknell what’s for dinner?” “Alexa, ask myBucknell what will be served at the Bertrand Library Cafe tomorrow?” Ask about upcoming athletic events: “Alexa, ask myBucknell what athletic events are scheduled […]

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How do I reactivate Duo Mobile when I get a new phone?

When you get a new phone, you normally have the same number, but you need to reactivate the Duo Mobile app so that you can receive a Push notification. First, download and install the Duo Mobile app on your new phone. Then go to this web page: https://buapps.bucknell.edu/script/duosecurity/ Click on the link on the left […]

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How do I secure my Android phone?

Note: These instructions provide an overview of setting up these features on a generic Android phone.  Your specific phone may vary based on manufacturer or Android version. All individuals with Bucknell-owned Android smartphones and/or personally owned Android phones with Bucknell email are required to setup security features including digital security lock as well as remote […]

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How do I hard shutdown my phone?

If your iphone suddenly stops being responsive and you need to turn it off forcefully, simply press the Home button (below the screen) and the power button (at the top of your phone) simultaneously for several seconds. Your iphone will now shut down. If you are on Android, pressing only the power button will work. […]

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