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Vocera goodies...

  1. 0 When I first got a Vocera, people immediately showed me what happens when you tell it "Beam me up"

    Yesterday, a co-worker accidently hit the button on her unit. Instead of saying "cancel" she said "goodbye"... Try it if you have a Vocera at work!

    Darn Trekkie nerds...

    Anyone discovered any other goodies?
  2. Visit  brewerpaul profile page

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    From 'Clifton Park, NY,USA'; Joined Mar '06; Posts: 235; Likes: 66.

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  3. Visit  traumaRUs profile page
    Okay - I gotta ask: what's a "vocera?"
  4. Visit  linda2097 profile page
    Quote from traumaRUs
    Okay - I gotta ask: what's a "vocera?"
    Looks like a workplace walkie talkie....
  5. Visit  brewerpaul profile page
    When it works, it's a cool device. You register your spoken name when you log on. Then, anyone just has to press one button on their unit, which prompts them for a name or desk. They say the name, and they get connected. Unfortunately, the voice recognition is not perfect. It'll take outside phone calls too.

    It was apparently developed by a Star Trek fan. If you tell it "Beam me up", it plays a Trek style transporter sound. If you tell it "Goodbye" it responds with a Spock-like voice saying "Live long and prosper".
    I've used those as a great icebreaker with nervous patients in the OR.
    Libitina likes this.
  6. Visit  psychonaut profile page
    Swear at it, that's good for a laugh...
  7. Visit  CIRQL8 profile page
    Say "turn on funny Geenie" when you're tired of it, say "turn off funny Geenie."
  8. Visit  brewerpaul profile page
    Quote from CIRQL8
    Say "turn on funny Geenie" when you're tired of it, say "turn off funny Geenie."
    That didn't work for me. I tried it repeatedly at all speeds and volumes. Might our OR administrators have removed that Easter Egg?
    Supposedly, saying "Beam me down" will bring on a reverse of the "Beam me up" sound, with a crash at the end, but that didn't work for me either.