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Alexa Voice Service is Expanding to Include Hindi Language Support in India

We’re excited to announce that we will soon be launching Hindi language experience for customers in India. Developers and commercial hardware manufacturers who want to develop products with Alexa built-in for Indian customers in Hindi language or would like to add additional Hindi language support to existing Alexa built-in product can request early access to the invite-only Alexa Voice Service developer preview.

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AVS Webinar Series:
Amazon-Qualified Dev Kits on August 28

Join our live webinar on August 28, 2019, to learn more about the key criteria and metrics of Amazon-qualified development kits, why they’re important, and how to use them to select the right dev kit for you.

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Build On-the-go Alexa Experiences with Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit

With expanded AMA features and solutions, it is now even easier for device makers to bring delightful Alexa experiences to headphones, earbuds, headsets, and other Bluetooth devices. New features include location-aware responses, and access to more music services. New solutions include a new development kit from Knowles, and two new turnkey headphone and earbud solutions from My Music Group.

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Announcements

Date Announcement
8/6/2019 Two new ODMs added to the Alexa for Headphones category: Horn and Tatung
7/23/2019 Introducing BuddyTalk from InnoMedia: An Intelligent Speakerphone with Alexa Built-in
7/15/2019 Alexa Voice Service is Expanding to Include Hindi Language Support in India
7/11/2019 New resource to compare Amazon-qualified dev kits for AVS
7/9/2019 AVS Device SDK v1.14.0 released
6/28/2019 AddOn released the Apollo Voice personal smart speaker with Alexa built-in
6/27/2019 Announcing new features and solutions for the Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit
6/27/2019 My Music Group launched two new push-to-talk turnkey solutions that implement the Alexa Mobile Accessory protocol to connect with the Amazon Alexa App on iOS and Android smartphones
6/26/2019 Introducing Role Based Access Control for the AVS Developer Portal
6/11/2019 Knowles released the AISonic SmartMic Headset Development Kit for Amazon AVS
5/29/2019 Two new ODMs added to the Alexa for PCs category: Emdoor and Huaqin
5/24/2019 Introducing Announcements on Alexa Built-in Devices
5/22/2019 AVS base URLs updated – Clients must adopt the new URLs, legacy URLs will remain supported
5/22/2019 AVS Device SDK v1.13.0 released
5/10/2019 New UX design guidance for the Attention System – Calling, Messaging, and Announcements
5/7/2019 Alexa on your PC is now hands-free
4/29/2019 Alexa Voice Service is Expanding to include Spanish language support in the United States
4/16/2019 Logitech launches Harmony Express Universal Voice Remote with Alexa Built-in
4/16/2019 New UX design guidance for buttons and interrupt behavior
4/11/2019 Experience Amazon Alexa on your Set Top Box (STB) with “MyBox’s Alexa Kit”
4/11/2019 JUNLAM Releases Soundbar with Alexa Built-in
4/10/2019 Alexa Voice Service is Expanding to Brazil with Portuguese language
4/2/2019 AVS Device SDK v1.12.1 released
3/21/2019 AVS Expands to Canadian French, with Sonos, Bose, Harman Kardon, Logitech, Jabra, and First Alert
3/13/2019 Introducing Product Access Control for the AVS Developer Portal
2/27/2019 NXP i.MX RT MCU-based AVS Solution
2/25/2019 AVS Device SDK v1.12.0 released
2/20/2019 Mesh Wi-Fi Systems with Alexa Built-in: Redefining How Users Interact with their Wireless Network

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Events + Webinars

Date Category Announcement
9/6/2019 Event [Upcoming Event] IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited in Berlin
8/28/2019 Webinar [Upcoming Webinar] Amazon-Qualified Dev Kits
7/25/2019 Webinar Watch the "Alexa Mobile Accessory" webinar recording
6/26/2019 Webinar Watch the "Alexa Announcements" webinar recording
4/19/2019 Event See new Amazon Alexa products featured at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair Spring Edition 2019
4/17/2019 Webinar Watch the "Alexa Multi-Room Music" webinar recording
3/4/2019 Webinar Watch the "Give Your Product a Voice with Alexa" webinar recording
3/4/2019 Video Watch the AVS Development Kit Unboxing Video
1/17/2019 Event What's New with Amazon Alexa from CES 2019

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