If there’s one thing realtors don’t have that often, it’s time. Productivity is key to career success, and there are some new tech gadgets that can help in that area.
The most productive work days often start the night before.
But as we all know, getting 40 winks can sometimes go a little wrong, especially if you have a long to-do list in your head.
Amazon’s new Halo Rise with contactless sleep tracking, environmental sensing, smart alarms and wake-up lights might help.
Using sensor technology and machine learning, Halo Rise accurately senses your breathing and movement patterns to calculate your sleep stages and provide a detailed sleep summary when you wake up.
This includes graphs showing how much time was spent in each sleep stage, such as REM, light and deep sleep, as well as sleep scores and information about your sleep environment.
Built-in environmental sensors measure room temperature, humidity, and light levels throughout the night and integrate with the Amazon Halo app to provide science-backed recommendations on how to optimize your room’s sleeping environment. increase.
In the morning, the wake-up light simulates the colors of the sunrise and the gradual brightening, working in conjunction with a smart alarm that monitors your sleep cycle and wakes you up at your ideal time, creating a natural and gentle waking experience. increase. A day of rest and awakening.
“Quality sleep is a critical component of our overall health and well-being,” said Melissa Cha, vice president of smart home and health at Amazon.
“In today’s busy world, getting more and better sleep is one of the areas our customers ask us the most about. That’s why we take sleep head-on.
“Halo Rise is designed to work intelligently in the background, giving you a whole new and easy way to manage your sleep and achieve harmony between sleep and life.”
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Adhering to the theme of productivity, the Freewrite Alpha is a smart typewriter that does exactly what it says on the label: writing.
If you need to draft new listing presentations, event speeches, or ad copy that doesn’t include all the “sounds” from apps and other notifications, this is perfect for you.
There’s also no social media to distract, and people at Astrohaus say users can often write twice as much in a much shorter amount of time.
But the best part is that it syncs to the cloud. Once the draft is complete, your work is saved and you can retrieve it in Google Drive, Evernote, and Dropbox for later editing or sending it wherever you want. go.
Last year, Amazon released Astro, a home robot that can bring you drinks, check if you’ve left the stove on, and detect if strangers are in your home.
But now Astro is even smarter and can be used as a “watchdog” for small businesses, including real estate companies.
And while this high-tech gadget isn’t going to boost your productivity, we’re sure you’ll agree that office security is important too.
Amazon has linked Astro to the Ring video doorbell and Ring’s Virtual Security Guard (VSG), so if your agency’s Ring alarm goes off while you’re away, Astro will move proactively and autonomously, See what’s going on. .
You can also use Astro’s camera to see what’s happening in real time.
“If something went wrong, the (VSG) agent could take appropriate action, such as calling dispatch to dispatch to the appropriate authorities, or alerting the intruder through a two-way conversation. ,” said Amazon.
Astro’s watchdog service is currently being tested with a small group of companies in the United States before being rolled out more broadly.