Now Amazon Echo to give health advice based on age, weight

, 1:03 PM IST

New Delhi: We all aim for a healthy living which means more energy, better mood, weight loss and stronger bones, but often depend on hospitals for medical assistance of our children in case of illness, so what if a device gives you proper health advice based on your age and weight.

Yes, you heard it right, Amazon, the American electronic commerce and cloud computing company, has launched new KidsMD skill that can help parents decide to call a doctor on symptoms like fever, cough, headache, rash, vomiting, sore throat, diarrhoea, fatigue or shortness of breath.

By using KidsMD on once’s Alexa device, people would be able to ask for dosing advice based on their child’s weight or age, the Verge reported.

The American electronic commerce and cloud computing company had earlier announced that the Amazon Echo, an expertly tuned speaker will officially support Swedish commercial music streaming, podcast and video service Spotify.

Amazon’s Echo device was also used to order a pizza and with the help of the device’s digital assistant ‘Alexa’ one could also call a cab from Uber.

Echo owners can now also use HomeAdvisor’s new app to call a plumber, a carpenter, or another skilled professional. (ANI)