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August 22, 2018

Azi Farjad

We’re excited to announce a new video training series from A Cloud Guru on Alexa skill development. The free training series walks new developers and non-developers through how to build Alexa skills from start to finish.

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August 22, 2018

Kevin Crews

Today we announce an expansion of the Amazon Alexa Fellowship from 4 universities in 2017 to 18 universities in 2018, fueling the future of conversational AI research, education, and entrepreneurship. 

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August 21, 2018

Metty Fisseha

We are excited to announce the worldwide release of Alexa Settings API, which you can use to build skills that reference a customer’s preferred time zone and units of measure for distance and temperature.

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August 20, 2018

Amit Jotwani

We recently released version two of the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Node.js. This deep dive will teach you how to leverage display directives to enhance your skill when invoked on devices with screens

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August 19, 2018

Larry Hardesty

Two months after Amazon released a dataset containing assertions of fact and Wikipedia data that either substantiate or refute them, preliminary results of a competition to use the dataset to train fact verification systems indicate a 134% improvement over baseline.

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August 17, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

When you create an in-skill product, you generate a JSON file that represents your product. Here we unpack each of the fields in that file to help you make full use of your ISPs.

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August 17, 2018

Amit Agrawal

With the introduction of new voice-forward products, device makers need to consider how to secure their cloud-connected devices. In this blog post, we highlight best practices that device makers must implement to improve the security of their products.

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August 16, 2018

Mike Maas

Today we are excited to announce live debugging for smart home devices (beta). With this new functionality, you can now view device change reports sent to Alexa and examine their content for errors and reliability.

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August 16, 2018

Brian Crum

Today, we are excited to announce the addition of the Cameras Recap API to the Smart Home Skill API so that your smart home camera skill can enable customers to view recorded smart home camera video feeds on Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, and Fire Tablets.

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August 15, 2018

Jennifer King

Adva Levin, founder of Pretzel Labs and winner of the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids, shares tips for building an engaging persona for your voice-first experience.

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August 14, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Immer mehr Geräte, die wir täglich zuhause benutzen, können mittlerweile intelligent gesteuert werden. Der Alexa Skill von EWE hilft dabei das smarte Zuhause zu steuern.

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August 13, 2018

Grant Strimel

How a new algorithm for "perfect hashing" enables Amazon scientists to shrink the memory footprint of machine learning models by 94%.

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August 13, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Help is often overlooked in a skill. But when done well, it is an invaluable part of the customer experience. Learn why it's important for every skill to include contextual help to guide customers throughout the voice experience.

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August 09, 2018

Adam Foster

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Today, we are announcing the Alexa Auto SDK to help simplify the integration of Alexa into in-vehicle infotainment systems, so that our customers can take Alexa on the road.

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August 09, 2018

Koji Kamimura

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本日、私たちは車のインフォテイメントシステムにAlexaを容易に搭載できるようサポートする、Alexa Auto SDKの一般公開を発表しました。これによりお客様は車の中でもAlexaを利用する事ができます。

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