Will Google Home be implemented along with Amazon Echo?

Google Home is not currently 100% compatible with enterprise-grade wireless networks like those deployed here on campus.  L&IT will continue to monitor and test the Google platform for developments. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Tech Desk at 570.577.7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu. Keywords: Alexa, Amazon, Echo, iot, pilot

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How long will it take Bucknell to implement additional actions for Alexa?

L&IT resources are limited and are spread across many competing initiatives.  As we better understand demand for these services, their demonstrated value to students, faculty, and staff, and explore innovative ways to share the development burden with others we’ll have a better view of the pace of deployment moving forward. For additional information or assistance, […]

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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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