Get more done with Google Assistant Routines

Sometimes, remembering specific voice commands to perform desired actions can be a challenge. Other times, you may find yourself repeatedly asking your Google Assistant to perform several actions together or at the same time every day. That’s where Routines come in. With Google Assistant, you can schedule multiple events to happen at certain times of… Continue reading Get more done with Google Assistant Routines

Accessibility and Gaming

Gaming is an ever-growing industry, generating an estimated $77.2 billion in 2020 with 2.6 billion gamers. A 2008 study reported more than 1/5 of all gamers have some form of disability. Although there has been a recent effort to ensure games are more accessible, the disabled gaming community has faced an overall lack of accessibility.… Continue reading Accessibility and Gaming

The impact of smart technology on attendant care

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed many flaws and injustices in our healthcare system. At the forefront of these was severe understaffing within nursing homes and long-term care facilities, often bordering on neglect. With support worker demand at an all-time high and supply being threateningly low, resource management becomes critical, and in many cases, even life and… Continue reading The impact of smart technology on attendant care

Technology and social isolation

At one time or another, we have all felt varying degrees of social isolation, loneliness, and depression. With the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, while many of us have been forced to stay at home alone, these feelings have become all-too-familiar. We are all looking forward to a COVID-free future where we can reunite… Continue reading Technology and social isolation

Playing music on your Google speaker

If your Emitto system came with a Google assistant-enabled speaker, such as a Nest Mini, Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max, you can use it just like any other Google assistant. This includes playing music. This guide will show you how to connect a Spotify account and Bluetooth headphones so that you can listen to… Continue reading Playing music on your Google speaker

Creating technology for independence

All technology is assistive by nature, but assistive technology is profound by design. Whether you’re using a smartwatch to quickly turn off your lights without having to get out of bed, or using a Google Nest to check the perfect recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies without getting flour all over the screen, we all… Continue reading Creating technology for independence