David Frerichs

David Frerichs is principal engineer for aging and accessibility at Amazon Alexa. With decades of smart agent, music, virtual reality, and connected device experience under his belt, David's successes include conversational AI for Toyota cars, the first high-volume mobile music download service with KDDI, the first Internet radio with Philips, 3D Web experiences for NASA, and the first consumer VR head-mounted display.

9:15 AM PST

Friday April 8, 2022

LIVE - PERS & Fall detection: To wear or not to wear

Join us for this panel discussion on the emerging landscape of fall detection tools. We've seen growth in both wearable options, from phones to hearing aids, as well as stand-alone devices using everything from video to AI to radar frequencies to "see" a fall and call for help. So which one is best? When should one be used over the other and what do users feel about the options presented?