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October 04, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce skill connections (preview) for all current Alexa locales. You can use skill connections (preview) to do more for your customers – including printing and scheduling taxis and restaurants – using functionality provided by other skills.

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October 04, 2018

Masaki Asami

私たちは本日、スキル間の連携をサポートする、「Skill Connections」の開発者プレビューを、Alexaがサポートする全ての国・地域を対象に開始することを発表しました。Skill Connectionsを有効にすることで、他のスキルが提供する機能が使えるようになり、単体では実現できなかった一貫したサービスをカスタマーに提供できるようになります。

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October 03, 2018

Sohan Maheshwar

We recently shared a post about how to get started with the new quick-start templates. In addition to helping you build a fact, quiz game, or high-low game skill quickly, you can use the templates to test and hone your voice user interface (VUI).

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October 02, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

You can use now use seven new built-in slots in all Alexa locales to save time in your development and improve the experience for your customers.

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October 02, 2018

Sohan Maheshwar

If you're new to skill building, quick-start templates are a great way to learn how a skill works as you build your first voice experience.

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October 01, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce additions to the ASK Skill Management API (SMAPI) and the ASK Command Line Interface (CLI) that provide programmatic access to the full set of skill beta testing functions available in the ASK developer console.

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September 29, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

 

Alexaスキルアワード2018のファイナルステージ(決勝審査会)が9月29日、東京・目黒のアマゾンジャパン本社で開かれました。Alexaスキルアワードは、日本で初めてのAlexaスキルコンテストで、6月13日から8月27日の応募期間に365もの作品をご応募いただきました。受賞者として選ばれた方々のスキルをご紹介します。

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September 28, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

When adding consumables to my Alexa skill, I learned a few lessons about persistence, user experience, and certification that could be useful to any skill builder looking to do the same. These learnings should definitely save you some time when you build your first skill with consumables.

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September 26, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Alexa offers a new sales channel for brands and merchants who want to sell their products and services through their Alexa skills. Today, we are excited to announce Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills is now generally available to the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and France based merchants and developers.

 

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September 26, 2018

Udai Mody

Through Alexa Labs, you can get a sneak peek into what we’re creating and gain beta access to new projects. Learn about one of the latest projects we're cooking up for the Alexa Skills Kit to help make the skill-building process faster and easier.

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September 25, 2018

Metty Fisseha

We are excited to announce the release of consumables. Consumables are in-skill product that customers can purchase, use, and then purchase again.

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September 24, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

There are many ways Alexa technologies help people find engaging skills. Check out this post for a deeper look at those technologies and how you can leverage them to make your skills more discoverable.

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September 20, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

Today we’re excited to announce a preview of a new design language and tools that make it easy to create visually rich Alexa skills for tens of millions of Alexa devices with screens.

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September 20, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

With the ASK Music Skill API, coming soon, you can enable your customers to access your entire music catalog via voice on tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon and other manufacturers.

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September 20, 2018

Kazushige Yoshida

Amazonは本日、音声ファースト・マルチモーダルなスキルの開発を支援する、新デザイン言語 Alexa Presentation Language (APL)と関連ツールの開発者プレビューを発表しました。音声ファースト・マルチモーダルとは、音声を主体としながらも、必要に応じて画面表示やタッチ操作など多様な方法でのユーザー対話を自在に組み合わせたインターフェースのことを意味します。音声ファースト・マルチモーダルなスキルは、幅広いユーザーやユースケースに対して、自然で使いやすく魅力的な体験を提供することができます。

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