Catch up on Alexa news and sessions from AWS re:Invent 2017, the largest gathering of the global Amazon developer community. Check out our keynotes to see what’s ahead in voice in get inspired. And watch our breakout sessions to learn to build engaging voice experiences using the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, and Amazon Web Services.
Voice experiences have transformed the way that customers interact with the world around them. Hear Alexa SVP Tom Taylor outline the state of the Alexa business, describe some early challenges, and share how we are approaching emerging trends.
The way that humans interact with machines is at an inflection point, and conversational artificial intelligence (AI) is at the center of the transformation. Alexa VP and Head Scientist Rohit Prasad explains how Amazon is using machine learning and cloud computing to help fuel innovation in AI.
Watch the sessions below to learn to add voice to your vision. You can also find the slide decks for each session on SlideShare.
Learn the technology behind Alexa Gadgets, a new category of connected products and developer tools that enable you to create your own Alexa-connected product or game skill that work with Echo Buttons.
Get familiar with Alexa’s reach into smart devices integration, both inside and outside the home. Learn how your product can become part of the Alexa smart devices family.
Alexa for Business makes it possible for businesses to create Alexa skills designed specifically for employees or customers.
In this advanced session, learn how to build Alexa-enabled devices that combine voice and visual responses in a meaningful way for customers.
Alexa developers are able to use advanced natural language understanding capabilities like built-in slot and intent training, entity resolution, and dialog management.
Gain a complete picture of all the tools and techniques required to build complex, production-quality Alexa skills.
Scientists from the Alexa team explore and discuss some of the AI challenges behind the Alexa Prize.
Learn how institutions are adopting Alexa on campus and in their curriculum to serve students.
Learn how to create engaging narrative and compelling, organic conversational interactions using the imprecise tools of speech recognition and intent resolution.
Capital One shares lessons learned through customer feedback and new enhancements to the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) such as the skills beta testing tool and the Alexa skill builder.
Your Alexa skill could become the voice of your company to customers. Learn how to make sure that it conveys rich information, delivered with your brand's personality.
Catch up on the news we shared at AWS re:Invent below. And check out the latest news on the Alexa Developer Blog.
Our two new features, in-skill purchasing and Amazon Pay, are available in developer preview.
You can now build skills that help organizations and employees use Alexa to get more done in less time.
Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo are coming soon to Australia and New Zealand.