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December 03, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

会話型スキルの開発方法をお届けする3回シリーズの2回目です。今回はダイアログモデルを使用してユーザーにスロットの値を確認する方法、及びそのスロットの値に応じてAlexaの次の応答を動的に変化させる方法を学びます。

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December 02, 2018

Takeshi Kobayashi

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Alexaスキルから実際の商品やサービスを販売したいと考えている販売事業者向けに、新しいチャネルができました。このほど、Alexaスキル向けAmazon Payが、日本にお住まいの販売事業者および開発者に一般公開されました。

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December 01, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

このほど、Alexa Skills Kit(ASK)コマンドラインインターフェース(CLI)とASK Toolkit for Visual Studio (VS) Codeを使って、Pythonベースのスキルを作成し、デプロイできるようになりました。これにより、新しいスキルを作成する際に、ASK CLIとASK Toolkit for VS CodeからPythonテンプレートにアクセスし、使用するランタイムを選択できるようになるため、簡単にPython Alexaスキル開発を始められます。

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November 29, 2018

Jennifer King

Using the Alexa Presentation Language, Steven Arkonovich has created a more engaging voice-first experience and optimized his skill for tens of millions Alexa-enabled devices with screens. Get inspired by his story and learn more about the Alexa Presentation Language.

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November 29, 2018

Jedidiah Esposito

Designing for context requires thinking through what your users may expect Alexa to remember or notice based on conversational context, and then compensating for those things in your design.

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November 29, 2018

Jedidiah Esposito

If you’re new to voice design and looking to get started with Alexa skills, here are our top resources from 2018 to help you on your way.

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November 28, 2018

Jaime Radwan

Now with the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), you can build multimodal skills that provide customers with visual queues as they navigate through a voice experience. Follow these design tips as you get started with APL.

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November 27, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

ダイアログモデルを使用すると、マルチターンの会話スキルを簡単に開発できます。1つ以上のインテントのスロットで、このインテントを完了させるためこのスロットは必須ですか?を選択すると、Alexa音声サービスはダイアログの状態と収集する必要がある必須スロットを常に追跡します。バックエンドがDialog.Delegateディレクティブを返すと、Alexa音声サービスは自動的に次のスロットを入力するよう促します。次の候補を上書きする場合は、Dialog.ElicitSlotディレクティブを使用します。

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November 27, 2018

Dilek Hakkani-Tur

Yesterday, Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist, Alexa AI, announced the winner of the 2018 Alexa Prize, a competition for university students dedicated to advancing the field of conversational artificial intelligence (AI).

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November 27, 2018

Jennifer King

After adding in-skill purchasing to his popular sleep sounds skills, Nick Schwab says the customer response has been overwhelmingly positive—up to 30% of customers who are offered his free trial subscription sign up, and more than 90% of free trials convert to paid subscriptions.

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November 26, 2018

June Lee

We’re thrilled to announce the Alexa Skills Challenge: Multimodal with Devpost, an opportunity for you to build an Alexa multimodal skill using the Alexa Presentation Language (APL) and compete for cash prizes and Amazon devices.

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November 23, 2018

Jennifer King

With zero coding experience, John Gillilan never expected to find life-changing success building Alexa skills. Learn more about this avid Alexa user became an Alexa Champion and learned to build award-winning Alexa skills.

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November 21, 2018

Memo Doring

If you’re unable to attend AWS re:Invent in person, you can join us from your home or office to watch Alexa livestreams from the event. Learn more and check out our full Twitch schedule.

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November 21, 2018

Rafael Miranda

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Ab heute können auch EntwicklerInnen in Deutschland und Österreich den FallbackIntent nutzen. Der AMAZON.FallbackIntent ist Teil der Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Standardfunktionen und hilft dabei auf unerwarteten Anfragen geschickt zu antworten.

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November 20, 2018

Leo Ohannesian

Starting today, developers can start creating and deploying Python-based skills using the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface and the ASK Toolkit for Visual Studio Code.

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