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.
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! 🙂
Here is Petra's video on how we recommend to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone! If you evacuate, each bird should have it's own travel cage. Especially if the birds you're trying to get in the same cage don't normally cohab, you may be setting yourselves up for disaster. They can … Continue reading How to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone!
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 got 2 toys from Carlos A Carrasco! A really neat rope toy and a shreddable toy! How ever "New things are scary" and the size of the rope circle was more that they could handle. The end of This video tells you just how scar new things are lol. He was even kind enough … Continue reading Petra & Jack got fan mail! Out takes at the end of the video.
Petra is our very famous Congo African Grey. She has a large vocabulary, and an amazing understanding of the English language, often putting together her own sentences. Petra can use her Alexa (Amazon Echo) and her Google Home, to turn the Hue bulbs on and off. She also asks the two devices different questions, often … Continue reading Petra’s most recent viral video just hit ONE MILLION VIEWS!
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!
Petra the african grey is an amazing talker. We’ve been told she’s the smartest bird in the world! She has been interviewed by CBS and FOX news. Petra is a pro at turning the lights off and on with her beloved Alexa. She has learned the Google Home. She also asks her Alexa and Google … Continue reading Petra’s Story. From first words, talking to Alexa, Inside Edition, her CBS & FOX interviews, & Google Home.
Petra is very vocal, but we are not going to focus on skills other than the English language. Color identification is one of them. It will take some time, as we don't make Petra do something if she doesn't want to, but we are hopeful she will have an understanding of color. If she can … Continue reading Color identification training, turns into ringtoss…
Just ate at BJ’s & sat next to two guys on a business trip from PA. The next few days at the hotel there is a training thing. People from Alexa and Google Home will be there, I gave them Petra’s card, when they see this video I am serious, ask the Google home people … Continue reading To the developers of Google Home…