Petra and Alexa. The very first time we got her on video telling Alexa to turn all lights on, was in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. We had no power, and had removed the hurricane shutter off the back door to let light in, and the dogs out to go potty. Petra was VERY mad … Continue reading All about Petra, Alexa & Google Home.
Petra, Oscar & Jack Jack have traded hurricane weather, for blizzard/tornado weather. Not much difference, with warning of bad weather, Wal-Mart & Grocery stores will be out of everything accept Clam Chowder. (During Hurricane Irma, when we went to the store they were out of everything accept a few cans of clam chowder. Apparently people … Continue reading Petra, Oscar & Jack Jack have moved, going through a disaster area.
A science museum in Brittany, France, La Cité des télécoms of Pleumeur Bodou, just asked us if they can use Petra's videos in an exhibit next year about 'the voice.' We gave them permission. So now Petra will be in a museum! 🙂
Walked in the door today, and the Alexa was playing a LOUD conversation skit of a couple breaking up. Petra was saying "WOO!" and swinging on her swing. She activated the "Away mode" on Amazon echo. The Away mode plays random conversations so people think someone is home. We just assumed that Petra talking all … Continue reading Our African Grey learned to active “Away Mode” on her Alexa
Petra the African Grey loves her devices. She is world famous for turning the Hue Lights on, first with Alexa & then later on with her Google Home. Today we got her on camera getting them to talk... to each other lol. Petra said "Okay google." then paused and switched divices. "Alexa. All light..." Her … Continue reading Finally got Petra the Parrot on video getting the Google Home & Alexa to talk to each other!
Today Petra turned 4 years old! She was hatched June 14, 2014. We finished hand feeding her, and had her ever since. Petra has brought great joy to our lives, and Oscar, our Rose Breasted cockatoo. Though Oscar doesn't get as much camera time as Petra, he does get just as much out of cage … Continue reading Petra Parrot Party! Today she is 4! Also… the Google home did something odd.
This is Petra's first Blog post. Since she's a bird... wouldn't this be a Blird, instead of a Blog? Petra is a very famous African Grey, that loves her Amazon Echo and her Google Home. She can give commands to both devices and loves to interact with them. With the addition of our HUE bulbs, … Continue reading Is this A Blog? or a Blird?