Walter Quesada says he has been “obsessed with building for voice” ever since the Amazon Echo was first released.
“Ever since Amazon Echo came out, I’ve been learning about ways it can fit into different scenarios, both in my professional life and in my free time,” says Quesada.[Read More]
We're excited to highlight the first broadly available dev kit for AVS with a production-ready SoC, voice input processor, and a device application built with the AVS Device SDK: The Synaptics AudioSmart 2-Mic Development Kit for AVS with NXP SoC.[Read More]
October 13, 2017Rupa Patel
Apps that don’t have a target audience can fall into the trap of trying to be everything to everyone. This often creates a product that has a tough time standing out or appealing to any particular subset of users. That can mean missed opportunities for downloads.[Read More]
Many Alexa skill builders use AWS Lambda to build the backend for their custom Alexa skills. If you have wondered why Lambda is such as great match for custom skills, let me tell you four benefits of using AWS Lambda.[Read More]
We expanded Music Service Provider support in our AVS Device SDK v1.1 update to include TuneIn, Pandora, SiriusXM, and Amazon Music. The SDK update also added support for Audible, Kindle Books, new capability agents to control playback, parse playlists, and manage alerts.[Read More]
Starting today, customers in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan will begin receiving the new Fire HD 10 with Alexa Hands-Free, available for order on Amazon.com, starting at $149.99.[Read More]