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December 19, 2017Ted Karczewski
Come meet the Amazon Alexa team at CES 2018. Held annually in Las Vegas, CES is the leading event for the global consumer electronics market segment. Over the past two years we have supported dozens of organizations in announcing their plans to integrate Alexa directly into their products and build skills that enable new Alexa capabilities.
At CES 2018, we have planned several panel and workshop sessions, as well as smart home and offline activations just outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center. All of this in addition to exciting new announcements from brands building magical voice experiences with Alexa technology.
Below is an overview of where you can go at CES to learn about Alexa, experience the growing number of third-party Alexa-enabled products, and hear from Amazon executives on where Alexa will go next.
At CES, we will be hosting a full Alexa track with the goal of educating attendees about integrating their products with our cloud-based voice service. Our teams will deliver deep learning sessions, presentations, hands-on workshops, keynotes, and more. Sign up for the sessions below on the CES website. Below is a list of sessions across the two days:
January 10, 2018: Alexa Presentations
Amazon’s Quest for Alexa to Be Everywhere
9:00 a.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
Building a Smarter Home with Alexa
10:15 a.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
Enabling the Future of Automotive with Alexa
11:30 a.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
The Art and Science of Alexa Conversation
1:00 p.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
Integrate Alexa Voice Technology into Your Product
2:15 p.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
Bringing Voice Play Experiences to Alexa-Connected Products
3:30 p.m. PST at the LVCC, North Hall, N262-N624
January 11, 2018: Alexa Workshops
Advanced Alexa Skill Building: Conversation and Memory
9:00 a.m. PST at the LVCC, North Hall, N262-N264
How to Build an Alexa Gadget!
11:30 a.m. PST at the LVCC, North Hall, N262-N264
Build a Far-Field Alexa-Enabled Product with Intel
2:00 p.m. PST at LVCC, North Hall, N262-N264
You’ll also have the opportunity to hear Amazon executives discuss industry trends in a series of panel sessions:
The Appeal of Smart Speakers: What’s Driving Sales?
11:30-12:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at LVCC, North Hall, N254
CNET Smart Home Panel
2:00 p.m. PST on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at LVCC, CNET Stage in South Hall
The magic of the connected home is something that needs to be experienced firsthand, and that’s why Amazon and Intel have hit the road with a traveling smart home to show off the latest products integrated with Alexa. It’s called the Smart Life Roadshow, and it will be in the Central Plaza parking lot of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The roadshow will provide experiential tours demonstrating the latest Alexa-enabled products, Echo Family of Devices, and Works with Amazon Alexa devices plus Smart Home Skills.
Amazon’s Treasure Truck will be setup next to the Smart Life Roadshow, showcasing new and upcoming products and hosting entertainment like games and presentations. Stop by to get swag, win prizes, and learn about exciting new consumer products, from smart home and computing to consumables and more.
If you're exhibiting at CES, take Alexa with you to bring engaging interactions to your booth. No device? No problem. We'll give you an Echo so you can demo your Alexa skills at the show. Learn more.
We’ll be onsite at CES this year capturing all the magical voice-forward announcements and moments. You can keep up-to-date with the latest Alexa news at CES by following our social media accounts: @AlexaDevs and @AmazonEcho.