Amazon, Merck launch Alexa Diabetes Challenge

Jessica Kim Cohen - Print  | 

Amazon and Merck unveiled the Alexa Diabetes Challenge to explore how voice-command technology can support chronic disease management.

The two companies are asking developers to create Amazon Alexa voice-enabled solutions that help newly-diagnosed Type 2 diabetes patients self-manage their care.

The grand prize winner will receive $125,000. Up to five finalists will receive $25,000.

Click here to view the challenge.

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