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September 28, 2017

Ted Karczewski

We're excited to announce that the Alexa Voice Service API now comes with support for the new Notifications functionality. The feature allows Alexa to proactively indicate that there is new content from core features, such as Shopping updates, and Alexa skills for the user to retrieve.

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September 20, 2017

Dave Berol

This post covers best practices for selecting the right microphones for your product’s mic array and explains the core differences between standard capacitive microphones and piezoelectric MEMS microphones, a new breed of technology pioneered by Vesper Technologies, an Alexa Fund portfolio company.

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September 18, 2017

Wes Kaminski

We’re starting a new tech series where we cover the ins and outs of AVS. For our first post, we’ll define some common products and terms you’ll see as you invest time in building with Alexa, and give you a high-level overview of the AVS interaction model.

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September 14, 2017

Ted Karczewski

We recently updated the Developer Portal to better serve the AVS community’s growing and diverse needs by making new self-service content publicly available, simplifying product capability management, adding new Analytics tools, and refreshing our overall look and feel.

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August 29, 2017

Gagan Luthra

We’re excited to announce two new developer tools that bring enhanced music experiences to wireless and connected speakers. Devices makers can leverage these toolkits to offer customers rich voice-forward music experiences.

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August 17, 2017

Satish Iyer

Introducing the AVS Device SDK, an easy-to-use SDK that provides C++-based libraries to add intelligent voice-control to connected products by including components to process audio inputs and triggers, establish persistent connections with AVS, and handle all Alexa-driven interactions.

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August 16, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Amazon Alexa is breaking out of the home. With the Alexa app on the HTC U11, you can bring the same voice control features you love at home on the road. By simply saying, “Alexa, turn on my air conditioning,” your home will be nice and cool by the time you get home from work this summer. 

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August 16, 2017

Ted Karczewski

The Eufy Genie, a new far-field Alexa-enabled smart home device from Anker, hopes to be the key for customers who want to add hands-free voice control and cloud-based intelligence to every room in their home, connecting their favorite devices and services.

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August 04, 2017

Satish Iyer

In this blog, we take a closer look at the API that brings Display Cards for AVS, a new capability that allows your Alexa-enabled product to show visuals to complement Alexa voice responses. We will also walk through the design considerations and resources to help you with multi-modal voice designs.

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July 26, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Today we introduce the Smart Life Roadshow, a traveling smart home that showcases the latest advances in intelligent voice technology. The roadshow features a 30-foot trailer outfitted with products integrated with the Alexa Voice Service, Intel supporting technology, and much more.

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July 06, 2017

Rachel Bennett

We’re excited to announce that Cirrus Logic has released its Voice Capture Development Kit for the Alexa Voice Service (AVS), designed for the development of Alexa-enabled smart speakers, portable speakers, and compact audio devices.

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June 21, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Today we’re excited to announce Display Cards for AVS, a new capability for your AVS product that uses visuals to complement Alexa voice responses for music, weather, calendar, and more. We have also updated our prototyping project for Raspberry Pi on GitHub to help you quickly get started.

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June 20, 2017

Ted Karczewski

We’re excited to announce that device makers building with the Alexa Voice Service can now offer their customers over 150 channels of SiriusXM programming—including commercial-free music, plus sports, news, comedy, entertainment, and more.

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May 31, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Alexa and ecobee are at the forefront of voice user interface (VUI) design. We spoke with Tarun Tuli, director of embedded systems at ecobee, to learn how he and his team are approaching product development with voice control as the primary user interface.

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May 30, 2017

Rachel Bennett

We're excited to announce that Microsemi has released a 2-mic hands-free audio front end solution as part of the expanding Development Kits for AVS offering. The Microsemi AcuEdge™ dev kit enables you to design high-quality voice recognition interfaces while reducing engineering time and cost.

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