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