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September 20, 2018

Gagan Luthra

Introducing the Alexa Smart Screen and TV Device SDK and dev kit. The solutions enable device makers to create voice-forward, screen-based products with rich visual experiences.

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September 20, 2018

Sanjay Ramaswamy

When we announced Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) for Echo devices last year, we introduced a developer preview for third-party device makers to enable them to create similar Alexa MRM experiences for their products. Today, we make the development tools generally available to all device makers.

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September 20, 2018

David Frerichs

Learn how to get up and running with Alexa Multi-Room Music by understanding the right integration path for your use case. This blog explores two options for building whole-home audio experiences with Alexa.

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September 13, 2018

Bob Mars

In this blog post, we provide examples of existing AVS device solutions that can be used as a guide for sizing up CPU, memory, and storage for a headless voice-forward device with microphone(s) and speaker(s).

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September 13, 2018

Rachel Bennett

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Today, we are introducing qualified solutions for set-top boxes (STBs) with Alexa built-in from AVS Systems Integrators (SIs) ARRIS, Cisco Infinite Video Platform, DiscVision, and Technicolor. 

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September 01, 2018

Ted Karczewski

At IFA 2018 in Berlin, we saw even more global device makers building with Alexa technology, enabling hands-free voice control for smart home appliances, PCs, headphones, soundbars, and more.

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August 30, 2018

Rachel Bennett

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Introducing eight new System Integrators and ODM Solutions for device makers looking to create devices with Alexa built-in.

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August 29, 2018

Dylan Miller

Introducing the InteractionModel interface of the Alexa Voice Service, which enables device makers to support the Alexa Routines feature in their products with Alexa built-in.

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August 17, 2018

Amit Agrawal

With the introduction of new voice-forward products, device makers need to consider how to secure their cloud-connected devices. In this blog post, we highlight best practices that device makers must implement to improve the security of their products.

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July 25, 2018

Brendon Wilson

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Echo Spatial Perception (ESP) has moved to the cloud, introducing several benefits to developers. With Cloud ESP, all existing and new Alexa-enabled devices get the ESP feature with no requirement for device-side software changes.

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July 23, 2018

Mike Maas

Today we are excited to announce equalizer (EQ) and sound mode controls for smart home entertainment devices, available today for customers in the US across the Amazon Echo family of devices, and on select Alexa-enabled devices built using the Alexa Voice Service (AVS).

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July 18, 2018

Fletcher Nelson

We’ve launched new introductory-to-advanced hands-on tutorials that help you get started with our software and hardware development tools. There are five tutorials to get you started, and we'll be adding new content throughout the year.

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July 17, 2018

Dave Berol

Testing your Alexa-enabled product in a variety of scenarios will help ensure that you bring a delightful hands-free Alexa experience to your customers. In this blog post, we’ll cover the minimum requirements for a self-test room that you can construct at your workplace.

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July 16, 2018

Dylan Miller

Today we’re excited to announce Alerts interface version 1.3, which allows Alexa-enabled products to support several new features, including the deletion of multiple alerts, volume control using the Amazon Alexa App, and the selection of custom alert tones using the Amazon Alexa App.

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