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January 09, 2018

Mike Maas

Our next installment of the resource roundup series features top tutorials and documentation we released last year for smart home skills. Reference these resources as you start building new smart home experiences for your customers.

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January 08, 2018

Rachel Bennett

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Today, we the launch the first single system-on-chip (SoC) development kits for the Alexa Voice Service (AVS). These new System Development Kits for AVS are ideal for OEMs and ODMs looking for a complete system SoC solution, including the audio front end (AFE) to build Alexa-enabled products.

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January 08, 2018

Jennifer King

When Amazon added the flash briefing skill API to the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), CNN created a flash briefing skill of its own to deliver CNN’s top new stories of the day.

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January 05, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

Last year we released more than 100 products, programs, features, and tools in the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)—from new additions to the Echo family of devices, to new monetization opportunities, to new and improved developer tools. Here are the highlights. 

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January 05, 2018

Gagan Luthra

We’re excited to announce the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit, a new way to bring Alexa to portable, on-the-go devices such as hearables, headphones, smart watches, fitness devices, and more. The kit enables OEMs to add Alexa to their Bluetooth-capable devices with minimal integration effort.

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January 05, 2018

Rachel Bennett

Zircon_Blog.pngToday, we launch the Amazon Alexa Premium Far-Field Voice Development Kit, a new Amazon-developed reference solution for AVS that makes it easier for OEMs to build Alexa-enabled products with premium far-field performance. 

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January 04, 2018

Mike Maas

Now you can build skills to enable customers to control their microwave ovens using Alexa and voice commands.

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January 04, 2018

Mike Maas

Today we released updates to the Smart Home Skill API to enable you to design skills that target cloud-connected cooking devices. Here is an overview of how to connect your microwave to Alexa.

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January 03, 2018

Jen Cotton

We're excited to introduce a new series of guides to help you build a voice-forward product that customers will love. These new resources can help you navigate some areas where developers have asked for more help.

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January 02, 2018

Jennifer King

After receiving an Amazon Echo as a gift, Akilah Bolden-Monifa, who’d never before learned or tried to code, decided she would learn to build for voice.

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December 28, 2017

Bertrand Vacherot

Inspired to leverage voice technology to drive student engagement, OU embarked on a pilot project to develop Alexa skills with Echo devices. OU’s first skills were a proof of concept to help the university understand how to provide meaningful information with voice.

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December 27, 2017

Justin Jeffress

For developers who are ready to tackle advanced design techniques and build more sophisticated Alexa skills, check out our latest roundup of resources.

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December 26, 2017

Cami Williams

Similar to Echo Show, you can use Echo Spot to extend your VUI by showing more information relevant to your dialogue with the additional visual and touch components.

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December 26, 2017

Toshimi Hatanaka

日本のAlexaのためのスキルを開発する皆様に向けた6回にわたるトレーニングシリーズの番外編です。Alexaからのレスポンスで話す音声をSSMLを使って調整する方法と、スキルが正常に動作するかを確認するためのスキルのテスト方法をご紹介します。

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December 22, 2017

Basit Hussain

As customers give and receive new Alexa-enabled devices around the holidays, you may experience an increase in skill usage during the holidays. It’s important to scale your backend to prepare such traffic spikes.

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