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November 13, 2017

David Isbitski

We are thrilled to announce that starting today, Alexa skill developers can now send content to users in stages, using Progressive Response.  This new capability helps you to keep your users engaged while a full response to a skill request is being processed.

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November 10, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

We’re excited to announce that one of our newest devices, Echo Show, has been named the Silver Award winner at the 2017 UX Awards, which showcases the best in future-oriented user experiences and design.

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November 10, 2017

Max Amordeluso

Today we are happy to announce that the Alexa Smart Home Skill API entertainment device controls are available in the UK.

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November 09, 2017

Motoko Onitsuka

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日本のAlexaのためのスキルを開発する皆様に向けた6回にわたるトレーニングシリーズです。Alexaスキルの基礎、仕組み、スキルの開発と認証まで、幅広い内容を解説します。第2回の今回は、Alexaカスタムスキルの基本的な仕組みである対話モデルと、スキル開発に利用するAlexa SDKについて学習します。

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November 08, 2017

Marion Desmazieres

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Happy National STEM day! Have you ever wanted to get into coding but did not know where and when to start? This is your time! Complete the Alexa fact skill tutorial for Hour of Code and start building for voice, the next big thing in computing.

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November 07, 2017

Toshimi Hatanaka

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain behind the Amazon Echo, is coming to Japan, along with several Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot. 

AmazonはAmazon Echoを支える頭脳であるAlexaが、Amazon Echo、Echo Plus、Echo Dot というAlexaの使えるデバイスとともに、日本に展開すると発表しました。

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November 07, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Today, we’re excited to announce that several device makers integrating the Alexa Voice Service into their connected products have opened them up for invite-only access in Japan.

私達は本日、日本で実施される招待制プログラムを通じて、Alexa Voice Serviceをコネクテッド製品に搭載した製品が複数のデバイスメーカー様から発表された事に対しとても嬉しく思います。

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November 07, 2017

Toshimi Hatanaka

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日本のAlexaのためのスキルを開発する皆様に向けた6回にわたるトレーニングシリーズです。Alexaスキルの基礎、仕組み、スキルの開発と認証まで、幅広い内容を解説します。第1回の今回は、AlexaとAlexa Skills Kitの概要を理解し、Alexaスキル作成の実習を通してスキル作成手法を習得します。

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November 06, 2017

Aaron Tang

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Alexa Skills Kit announced support for Kid Skills in August. To help ensure a smooth certification process, please follow the certification tips and best practices we’ve outlined in this blog. These recommendations are based on common issues we've see developers face when building kid skills.

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November 03, 2017

Marion Desmazieres

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We’re excited to introduce a new Alexa skill-building course for Ruby developers in collaboration with Makers Academy, a leading web developer bootcamp based in the UK. This course is offered for free online.

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November 02, 2017

Mike Maas

All customers in the US, UK, and Germany now have access to the new smart home experiences announced last month - including Routines, Alexa-enabled groups, and device viewing and control in the Alexa App.

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November 01, 2017

Andrea Muttoni

We are happy to announce that lock control and query capabilities, previously launched in the US and UK, are now also available to developers in Germany and Austria.

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October 31, 2017

Amit Jotwani

Last month, we announced that Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Alexa were coming to India. Today we’re excited to announce that the web-based simulator Echosim.io is now available for developers building skills using the English (IN) language model.

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October 31, 2017

Tom George

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Earlier this month, we announced that Amazon Echo and Alexa were coming to India. Customers and developers in India who purchased Amazon Echo devices through the invite-only program will now start receiving their devices from November, 2017.

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October 30, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

We are excited to introduce the new Dev Tips skill for Alexa, your companion for the skill-building journey. This skill is designed to connect you with the news, tips, and resources you need to build your best skill—all via voice.

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