You might know already, people hire their assistants. An assistant helps them to be organized and what to do daily. The assistant also assists them to set up their daily agenda like where to go, and whom to meet.
Having an assistant is helpful for an organized and better life. If you are lazy or easy to forget a person, then having an assistant is like making your life gem. Your assistant will remind you of important tasks to do.
But hiring an assistant is not everyone’s hand. Not everyone can afford someone’s pay just for a few reminders. A person who is already surviving hand to mouth, how can he afford an assistant in his life.
So you might think, is there any solution for it?
What is a digital assistant?
As from name, an assistant that works digitally for you is the digital assistant. This can be a person who is working from another place and handling your tasks. He/she then let you know everything digitally.
But it will also cost his/her pay.
There are digital assistants which are totally free to hire. These are personal assistants of modern days. You can talk to them, you can command to them, and you can assign any task to them.
You need to install an application into your mobile phone and create your free account. After this, you can set up basic information about you and your assistant.
You can also change the settings of your assistant even you can change the voice of it. So, you downloaded the application, created an account, and changed the settings according to your desire.
Now, whenever you open the assistant application, there will be an option to command with the help of your voice. Like, you can ask, hey set a reminder for tomorrow at 9 AM to go for a walk, and it will remind you at 9 AM.
Types of Digital Assistants
As we know, a digital assistant is which assist you digitally with the help of your mobile. It works over your voice command, and you can give the command by typing your message too.
We will discuss two major types, the one is from Google and the other one is from the Amazon.
The working of both voice assistants is almost the same. Google is famous for its advanced AI technology, it means it can better understand your voice commands.
While, Alexa is from a famous company, Amazon. Alexa also has a built-in AI which helps it to better understand you and respond to you. The ultimate goal is to assist you in the best way.
How it Works
When you have installed any voice assistant into your mobile, it is connected to it now. Now, all the reminders and alarms will be set up on your mobile with the help of your assistant.
For example, you said, Ok Google remind me tonight at 8 PM to call my mom. A reminder will be set up into your mobile app regarding calling to your mom.
Similarly, you can ask Alexa to turn off the bedroom lights and it turns it off. Now, this only happens when your home lights are connected to the Alexa.
Not all lights are capable of connecting to the voice assistant. If you want this automation into your house, you need to purchase advanced light bulbs which have capabilities of the smart homes.
If you have a smart robot in your house, you can also connect it to the voice assistant.
This will help you to control, command, and monitor your smart robot vacuum with the help of a voice assistant.