“Hands Off” Environmental Controls

by Keith Colgan – Macular Degeneration Foundation

Call it “research” for the Foundation … or just plain laziness, but for the past two years my wife and I have been using a device that allows us to control much of our environment without lifting a finger. Good vision is not a problem for me, but good balance is. So when I enter a room at night, the ability to turn on a light with a simple voice command is important for my safety.

Photos of Echo Show and Echo Dot by Amazon

Multiply my needs by a thousand for those who are blind or live with the challenges of low vision. Here are two video’s that provide a good idea of what the Echo Show and Echo Dot by Amazon can do for you.

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