Amazon’s Alexa App Gets Auto Mode To Improve In-Vehicle Experience

Amazon has introduced a new feature called Auto Mode for its Alexa app. It works in the same way as Android Auto but runs on the smartphone instead of the infotainment screen. The new Auto mode provides easy access to navigation, communication, and media functions with larger touch targets and bigger font.

This new feature will be available to users in the US, Canada, Germany, France, India, Italy, Spain, UK, Australia, and New Zealand. In the coming weeks, the Auto mode will show up on both the Android and the iOS versions of the Alexa app. It works with the supported Alexa auto accessories like the Echo Auto.

Amazon adds all-new Auto Mode to the Alexa app

After being successful in the smart home category, the biggest challenge for Amazon is to bring Alexa to the cars. Amazon’s Echo Auto, introduced in 2018, is the first attempt at putting an

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Platform aims to help dealers further improve people skills amid pandemic


Quantum5 is a social advocacy platform that seeks to digitally transform automotive buying by shifting to a “lifetime value model” instead of the transactional model of the past.

The company uses a “social advocacy learning platform” of dealership training on people skills and behavioral tactics that it says is necessary to succeed in the digital world of today.

On Wednesday, the company released its community-building platform, called Quantum5, and said it seeks to teach those skills to help fill the void left when on-the-lot car buying went digital during the COVID pandemic.

Quantum5 president and co-founder David O’Brien said his company has heard from dealerships that building relationships has become difficult at a time when most transactions now take place over the phone and e-mail.

In a news release, O’Brien said, “Dealers are coming to us saying, ‘How do service advisors set up the 30k when the

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GE Healthcare Unveils Voluson SWIFT, AI-Enhanced Women’s Health Ultrasound with Industry-First Auto Recognition Tools to Help Improve Efficiency

  • Voluson SWIFT redefines the ultrasound experience for women’s health practitioners by integrating intelligent features that can reduce patient scanning time by as much as 45 percent and automate exam measurements resulting in significant time savings for users.

  • World’s first ultrasound system with fully integrated AI that recognizes the 20 views recommended by the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology mid-trimester practice guidelines for fetal imaging, optimizing the scan workflow by 73 percent when compared to manual 2D workflow.1

GE Healthcare today unveiled Voluson SWIFT*, a new ultrasound system designed to help women’s health clinicians expand diagnostic capabilities and improve patient outcomes. The system features industry-first AI algorithms to support auto recognition in addition to an ergonomic design, impeccable image quality, and tools to improve efficiency.

A recent study found that obstetrics (OB) and gynecology (GYN) clinicians in the United States have some of the highest burnout rates

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How to Improve Car Safety and Convenience With Car Alarms, GPS, and More

When you want top-notch safety features and convenience for your vehicle, a mobile electronics expert can help. Find out how these pros can add features like an integrated GPS navigation system or a backup camera to make your car even more safety oriented than it is already.

We spend a lot of time looking for the car that’s exactly right for us. But, sometimes, we compromise on a feature here or there in order to stay within a certain budget, or because the features we’re looking for simply aren’t available in the cars we are considering. Mobile electronics pros are familiar with these situations and can help you get the vehicle of your dreams by adding on features that your car lacks. Find out how your local mobile electronics expert can help improve your car’s safety and its functionality. Whether you want an in-dash car navigation GPS to make business … Read More

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How to Improve the Quality of a Mobile Car Washing Service?

Mobile car wash machines are high utility equipment in the cleaning industry. These machines provide great value to both customers and owners of car detailing businesses. For customers, it saves them the trouble of taking the vehicle to the service station of a car detailing business. For businesses, these mobile car detailing machines allow them to offer a more convenient service to the customers and get more financial benefit from the service.

Need for a good quality machine

The first thing a customer thinks about a mobile car cleaner is perhaps the quality of the service. Do people get the same quality of cleaning at their door front that they get at a service station? The answer is yes, provided two conditions are satisfied.

The first is the dedication and integrity of the cleaning professionals involved. The cleaning process, performed at a service station, usually involves strict supervision of experienced … Read More

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