It’s amazing the expansion growth we are observing across industries of voice technology. This article
focus is the trucking companies entering the voice space.
Fleet managers are very busy and this Alexa skill allows them to log into multiple systems to get all of the information they need without navigating to each system separately and pulling up different data sets on computer screens. They’re able to query for [business] vital signs, and now they want to know what else it can do. I didn’t foresee that.
Voice is a safer way to interact with devices, particularly for truck drivers and other workers in similar conditions.
The article closing statement enforces the safety help voice technology can provide:
…we certainly think [voice assistance] is going to be around to stay. The art of it for us is not just doing things because it’s here or because it’s available, but [to look at] the real problems we can solve and make people safer.