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May 20, 2019

Cami Williams

We recently spoke with Tim McElreath, director of technology for mobile and emerging platforms at Discovery, to learn how Discovery is leveraging voice, explore his team’s process for building multimodal skills, and dive deep into their Food Network Alexa skill.

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May 14, 2019

Cami Williams

Get a recap of all the gaming sessions shared during Alexa Live and get inspired to build engaging voice-first games.

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March 22, 2019

Cami Williams

Get a recap of our live-streaming sessions from the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019.

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March 21, 2019

Cami Williams

Get a recap of our live-streaming sessions from the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019.

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March 19, 2019

Cami Williams

Get a recap of our GDC panel with games experts from Amazon, Earplay, and X2 Games. We discussed the future of voice games and best practices for building voice-first gaming experiences.

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March 12, 2019

Cami Williams

Developers are exploring how voice can enhance their games. As this facet of the gaming industry is beginning to take off, it is worthwhile to understand why. In this blog post, I will explore how I see voice as part of the future of gaming, and what you can do to jump on board.

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January 04, 2019

Cami Williams

If you have already built multimodal Alexa skills using the Display Directive interface, you can still use the Alexa Presentation Language (APL) to create similar displays of those templates. Here's a quick overview of how you can migrate your display templates over to APL.

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December 20, 2018

Cami Williams

Check out today's roundup of our top articles and resources from the year on how to make your Alexa skills visually rich.

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November 09, 2018

Cami Williams

Learn how to use the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), Amazon’s new voice-first design language, to create rich, interactive displays for Alexa skills and tailor the experience for tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices.

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August 08, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are some core principles that we have uncovered in conversational voice design along with some advanced design skill-building tips to create natural voice experiences.

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July 18, 2018

Cami Williams

Here I’ll walk you through some tips for building an Alexa skill for Fire TV Cube, using core best practices for creating voice-first experiences for devices with screens.

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April 27, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are a few books, articles, and podcasts I’ve been into lately to stay up-to-speed on voice user interface (VUI) design, conversational AI, and the latest skill-building techniques. 

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April 11, 2018

Cami Williams

Aftering building with the new Gadgets Skill API (beta), I've gathered several key learnings for Alexa game skill developers. Here are some best practices to jump-start your own interactive games for Echo Buttons.

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April 03, 2018

Cami Williams

Today we are excited to announce the Gadgets Skill API (Beta) for developers to build game skills for Echo Buttons – the first Alexa Gadget in a new category of connected products and developer tools that are focused on fun and playful experiences with Alexa.

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March 21, 2018

Cami Williams

Gamers and developers of all backgrounds and expertise have come together for the week to play, learn, and be inspired at GDC. Here's what's happening on day 1.

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