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October 24, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Earlier this month, Sonos announced that its newest speaker will come integrated with Amazon Alexa, and if you are one of the many across the US, UK, and Germany who preordered the Sonos One, yours should arrive by mail soon.

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October 23, 2017

Fletcher Nelson

The Alexa Voice Service (AVS) team will be hosting several sessions at this year’s event, giving you an opportunity to learn more about how to integrate Alexa directly into your connected products.

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October 19, 2017

Gagan Luthra

We’re excited to share that Intel has announced the Intel® Speech Enabling Developer Kit, designed for device makers to quickly bring new Alexa-enabled products to market. This is the first solution that combines far-field voice processing and "Alexa" wake word detection on a single chip.

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October 13, 2017

Rachel Bennett

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We're excited to highlight the first broadly available dev kit for AVS with a production-ready SoC, voice input processor, and a device application built with the AVS Device SDK: The Synaptics AudioSmart 2-Mic Development Kit for AVS with NXP SoC.

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October 12, 2017

Satish Iyer

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We expanded Music Service Provider support in our AVS Device SDK v1.1 update to include TuneIn, Pandora, SiriusXM, and Amazon Music. The SDK update also added support for Audible, Kindle Books, new capability agents to control playback, parse playlists, and manage alerts.

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October 09, 2017

Martha Kang

Sam Machin is a self-taught developer who started tinkering with voice in the early days of the Alexa Voice Service (AVS), which enables developers to integrate Alexa directly into their connected products.

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October 06, 2017

Eric Kelly

We recently launched Notifications for Alexa support through the AVS API. Here's a guide that walks you through everything you need to know to implement notifications on your Alexa-enabled product.

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October 05, 2017

Rachel Bennett

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Today we introduce the XMOS VocalFusion 4-Mic Dev Kits for Amazon AVS, the first reference solution for AVS with a linear mic array qualified for far-field voice capture and compatibility with the AVS Device SDK.

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October 04, 2017

Amit Jotwani

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain that powers Amazon Echo, is coming to India, along with three Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot.

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October 01, 2017

David Isbitski

Alexa and Amazon Echo Coming to Japan Later this Year. 「Alexa」と「Amazon Echo」が年内に日本に登場

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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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