Alexa save a flaming puppy from a fire!

Cooper, Kathy and Jonathan - @ WFTV9

We keep telling you, voice assistants are precious everyday allies, and Amazon Alexa especially with its famous functionality Alexa Guard. Unfortunately not yet available in France, it is in Florida that the speaker monitoring system Amazon Echo allowed a French bulldog to escape death.

As reported WFTV9, it is in Orlando, Florida that the vocal assistant ofAmazon allowed to save the life of a puppy that its owners had left at home for a short visit to a friend. While Jonathan was chatting with his friend, the latter indeed received a app notification Alexa alerting him to the detection of suspicious noises by his Amazon Echo. Thanks to the functionality Alexa Guard, he was quickly able to listen to what was happening at home thanks to the microphones of his connected speaker and heard « crackling, smoke detector alarm ».

Immediately thinking of their young French Bulldog, just 5 months old, Kathy and Jonathan rushed to rescue him. " Luckily Cooper was in his pen, I didn't have to look for him »Remembers his master before specifying that « without this technology in our kitchen, our little one would no longer be with us today ». Arrived a few minutes later, the firefighters were able to contain the fire which ultimately destroyed "only" the kitchen.

A story that ends well thanks to Alexa and that the couple can also remember by looking at the images captured by the cctv camera installed in their garage and which clearly shows that in addition to being useful on a daily basis, connected objects always bring us more security.

Fascinated by Alexa since the day I received it in beta test, I gradually became passionate about the subject, before deciding to go further by creating a site with Jean-Christophe. An activity that allows me to quench my thirst for new technologies and share my discoveries about the nicest of communities: Les Alexiens.