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June 18, 2018

Sebastien Stormacq

Today, we announced that Amazon Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices are coming to Spain later this year. Starting today, you can use the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) to build skills for customers in Spain using the new Spanish language model.

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June 18, 2018

Sebastien Stormacq

Today, we announced that Amazon Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices are coming to Italy later this year. Starting today, you can use the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) to build skills for customers in Italy using the new Italian language model.

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June 18, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Learn why it's a good best practice for all of your skill responses to be crisp and how you can ensure your skill passes the “one breath test.”

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June 15, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we updated the Alexa Developer Console with new tools to help you catch common errors before you submit your skill for certification.

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June 15, 2018

Brian Crum

We’ve vetted hundreds of submissions designed to make everyday tasks faster, easier, and more delightful. We tracked new habits. We kept to a budget (finally!). We enjoyed moments of mindfulness. And after much deliberation, we’ve narrowed down the 10 finalists.

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June 15, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Beim Kochen braucht man meist beide Hände – und oft sind sie gerade nicht sauber genug, um den Touchscreen des Smartphones oder Tablets zu bedienen. Die Lösung: ein Alexa Skill von Chefkoch.de, dem größten Rezeptportal in Deutschland.

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June 13, 2018

Leu Teck Chung

Learn how to add touch control support for your audio skills on Echo Show and Echo Spot.

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June 12, 2018

Suhem Parack

To help you start building skills for Echo devices with screens, we developed a new sample fact skill called Airplane Facts. In this post, we will walk you through the sample skill and provide a deep dive on building voice-first skills.

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June 11, 2018

Billie Heath

When Amazon Echo and Alexa launched in the UK, Ocado saw the opportunity to reach their customers in new ways. After months of rigorous user testing, the developers at Ocado Technology have created a skill that creates a seamless shopping experience via voice.

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June 08, 2018

Nate Schulz

Don't Cut That Wire Teardown

Learn what makes Echo Buttons skills engaging for Alexa players in this skill teardown.

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June 08, 2018

Jennifer King

Jess Williams and Oscar Merry designed their first Alexa skill for Echo Show and won the $7,500 cash prize for Best Skill Designed for Echo Show in the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids.

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June 07, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

The final post in our series covers another key voice design principle, which is to make your interactions relatable to your customers.

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June 05, 2018

Noemie Cornu

Amazon today announced that Alexa, the brain that powers the Echo family of devices, is coming to France, along with three Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Spot.

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June 04, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Sometimes an Alexa skill needs to present the customer with choices. When you’re building this response into your skill, it’s important to think about what you are asking your customer for, and how they might respond.

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June 02, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

In order to enable conversational, freeform voice-first interactions, it's important to present all available options at the top level. Learn how to design your voice user interface in a way that reduces cognitive load on your customers.

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