Best Buy: Amazon Echo Show Only $129.99 Shipped (Regularly $230)
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The Echo Show brings everything you love about Alexa, plus it can play video content! Watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, security cameras, weather and more! You can also call anyone hands-free or make video calls to friends and family. Plus, control Amazon Video on Fire TV with your compatible smart home devices or connect to additional smart home devices like WeMo, Philips Hue, Sony and ecobee!
Check out this review from an Amazon customer…
“I know that many media folks have stated that the “Drop-in” feature is creepy and I can see their point. Here’s a different perspective: mom is now almost 95 & she has short-term memory dementia. She’s in great spirits but I really can’t teach her anything technical, like dialing a phone or even pressing a memory dial button. She lives near my sister and is 2 hours away so visiting is always a bit of a project.
I thought I’d try setting a Show next to her rocking chair. I can now “Drop-in” on her every day and share some face time with her, visit with her granddaughter, see the dog whom she LOVES, and just make her smile. The beauty is that there is no interaction needed on her end, the Caregivers and my Mom love this setup. The fact that I can use my phone from anywhere and actually see and talk to Mom, and show her things is hugely entertaining and comforting for Mom, and everyone in the family.”