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July 10, 2019

Jennifer King

With a steady addition of voice capabilities to their smart home robots, iRobot has seen an increase in how much customers interact with their devices. Learn how iRobot is shaping the future of robotics in the smart home.

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June 25, 2019

Jennifer King

For decades, viewers of top-rated TV quiz show Jeopardy! have shouted answers to trivia questions from their couches. Now Sony Pictures Television is leveraging voice as a valuable channel to enhance the customer experience and further grow their brand.

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June 06, 2019

Jennifer King

John Kelvie—co-founder and CEO of Bespoken—shares some best practices for testing Alexa skills to ensure you deliver a high-quality voice experience.

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May 30, 2019

Jennifer King

A solutions developer, Stuart Pocklington never imagined he would find a career in voice. Now with a skill that won the grand prize in the Alexa Skills Challenge: Multimodal, he's leaning into his passion for voice development and building a voice business.

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May 29, 2019

Jennifer King

John Gillilan, Alexa Champion and founder of bondad.fm, shares some best practices for personalizing your Alexa skill experience by applying memory and variety. He also shares insights for localizing your Alexa skill.

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May 07, 2019

Jennifer King

With hundreds of thousands of monthly users, customers say Question of the Day is a skill that they “take the time to play every single day.” Learn how developer Joel Wilson is taking his voice game to the next level with in-skill purchasing.

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May 02, 2019

Jennifer King

Today, we congratulate those Alexa developers whose skills won them a coveted Webby award and recognition from their peers and the industry.

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April 18, 2019

Jennifer King

Learn how the Beat the Intro game skill is helping media and entertainment marketing company Musicplode reach more customers, build brand awareness, and generate revenue with in-skill purchasing (ISP).

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April 13, 2019

Jennifer King

We’re excited the 23rd Annual Webby Awards now includes a suite of ten new categories, just for voice. Meet the Alexa skills nominated and vote.

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April 01, 2019

Jennifer King

After hypnotherapy helped Mauri Niininen get some much-needed rest over 20 years ago, he had a business idea about delivering audio therapy benefits to a broader audience. Today, the Hypno Therapist skill for Alexa provides therapy to tens of thousands of customers.

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March 19, 2019

Jennifer King

After working in the games industry for years, Jeferson Valadares and Chris Barnes were quick to recognize voice technology as the next major shift—and opportunity—in the world of gaming.

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March 06, 2019

Jennifer King

Learn how Nidhi Agarwal uses in-skill purchasing (ISP) in her voice game skill Would You Rather for Family to enrich her skill experience by selling premium content to customers. With ISP, she can deliver richer gaming experiences and build a business around her voice games.

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February 26, 2019

Jennifer King

Today we welcome Alexa Champion Adva Levin to offer some best practices for building multimodal skills. She shares how she redesigned her Kids Court skill into a multimodal experience using the Alexa Presentation Language.

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February 22, 2019

Jennifer King

Integrating Alexa with Jenkins to launch your pipelines and obtain results about your deployments through voice is easier than you think. Learn how Alexa Champion, Kesha Williams’, latest side project teaches Alexa to deploy code to the cloud.

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January 21, 2019

Jennifer King

Today we welcome a community expert—Gal Shenar, founder of Stoked Skills and creator of popular skills like Escape the Room and Wordplay—to share his best practices for building premium content with in-skill purchasing.

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