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February 01, 2018

Shiraz Datta

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Alexa Skill Management API (SMAPI) and Alexa Skills Kit Command Line Interface (ASK CLI) are now generally available with new capabilities to programmatically create, update, test, and submit your Alexa skills.

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February 01, 2018

Ashwin Ram

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I’m pleased today to announce the 2018 teams selected to compete for the Alexa Prize, a $3.5 million university challenge to advance conversational AI.

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February 01, 2018

Rodrigo Prudencio

We are pleased today to announce our follow-on investment in Pulse Labs, a scalable testing and analytical service that makes it easier for Alexa skill developers to vet their creations with users around the world.

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January 31, 2018

Robyn Fisher

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Announcing the 20 finalist skills for the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids, and the judges who will determine their destiny in round 2. 

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January 29, 2018

Motoko Onitsuka

今回は、Alexaスキル内の広告に関するAmazonのポリシーについてご説明いたします。

ユーザーが求めるのは快適な体験です。それはAmazonにとっても最優先事項です。開発者の方々には、ユニークで魅力ある音声体験を開発し、常にイノベーションを追求し続けていただきたいと考えています。このことを念頭に、どういった広告であれば審査で認定されるのかをご説明させていただきます。

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January 29, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

If you are creating skills specific to your business or on behalf of an organization, you can choose to publish skills privately to an Alexa for Business account.

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January 25, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain behind Amazon Echo and other third-party Alexa-enabled devices, is coming to Ireland. Starting today, Irish customers can purchase Amazon Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot from Amazon.co.uk.

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January 24, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Die Deutsche Tele Medien GmbH entwickelte mit das „Das Örtliche“ und „Gelbe Seiten Kino“ zwei der ersten deutschsprachigen Alexa Skills. Nun wurden beide Skills für die grafische Nutzeroberfläche des Echo Show und Echo Spot optimiert.

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January 24, 2018

Sascha Wolter

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Mit Echo Spot erhalten Nutzer ein kompaktes Gerät, dass Sprache mit einem interaktiven Touch-Bildschirm kombiniert. Dies verschafft Entwicklern ganz neue Möglichkeiten, um multimodale Inhalte zu erstellen, die zusätzlich zur Sprache auch durch grafische Inhalte begeistern.

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January 24, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Today we are delighted to announce that Echo Spot is now shipping to customers in the UK, Germany and Austria. Echo Spot brings customers everything they love about Alexa and Echo in an all-new compact design, combining the power of voice with a visual display.

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January 23, 2018

Justin Jeffress

As you create more skills, you can add advanced features to deliver a more conversational experience to your users. We recently updated the decision tree sample skill to use dialog management and entity resolution.

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January 22, 2018

Jennifer King

Teen developer Austin Wilson from Rocky River, Ohio, likes to dive deep and learn how things work. While searching the web last year for information on Raspberry Pi, he was inspired to build a voice-powered car using the Alexa Skills Kit.

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January 19, 2018

David Isbitski

At CES 2018, we saw your hard work come to life, bringing Alexa to new categories and enabling voice control on additional products. Innovators shared plans to add Alexa to PCs, cars, headphones, and more. Check out the recap to get inspired, then start building your voice-first creation.

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January 16, 2018

Justin Jeffress

When building conversational user interfaces, it’s important to think about continued engagement and high-quality interactions. In this 2-part blog series, we tear down a skill called Pet Match to show you the ins and outs of dialog management and entity resolution.

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January 15, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Our final post in the resource roundup series features top tips and tutorials for building multimodal skills for Echo Show and Echo Spot. 

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