Alexa, watch my heart –

In the world, up to 7 million people die from cardiac arrest each year. A new application of artificial intelligence could save lives. She works with smart speakers.

Will Amazon Alexa save lives soon? That's what American researchers are hoping for.


Nearly 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest. For German medical societies, name 65,000 cases in the same period. Every third of those affected are under the age of 65 and often, no risk factor was known before the event. Since many cardiac arrests occur outside hospitals, medical first responders lack resuscitation.