The lone worker solution from Ok Alone now works with Alexa on all Echo devices, including the Echo Dot and Echo Plus.
What is Alexa?
Alexa is a cloud-based voice service from Amazon. Alexa is the brain behind Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices. Using Alexa is as simple as asking a question—just ask, and Alexa will respond instantly. Meet Alexa
How would I use Alexa with the Ok Alone Lone Worker Solution?
Working alone at home or with an Alexa dot or similar device? You can easily connect your Alexa device to your Ok Alone lone worker account using our Ok Alone skill and then manage your status by telling Alexa your current status.
How do I use Ok Alone with Alexa?
Once your dot device is connected to your Ok Alone account with our Alexa skill you are ready to get started.
Starting my Lone Worker Shift with Amazon Alexa
To start your shift say to your Alexa device. “Alexa, ask Ok Alone to start my shift“. Alexa will then respond with your check in time.
How to Check In with Alexa
To check in as a lone worker say the following to Alexa. “Alexa, ask Ok Alone to start my shift”. Alexa will then respond with your new check in time.
How to get help with Alexa and the Ok Alone lone worker Solution
To get help say the following “Alexa, ask Ok Alone for rescue”.
It is important to use the word rescue. Alexa will then send a help alert to all your monitors and live monitoring if your account uses this service.
Get your lone worker Status with Alexa
To get your current status ask “Alexa, ask Ok Alone for my status”. Alexa will then respond with your current status, which may be your check in time or that you are not working.