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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 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 05, 2018

Ted Karczewski

We're excited to share that we're updating the Alexa Voice Service to bring French-language Alexa experiences to customers in France. Device makers can soon access the French language models in the cloud using the AVS Device SDK and APIs.

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June 05, 2018

Mariel vanTatenhove

Alexa for PCs, announced earlier this year, brings the cloud-based voice service to Windows 10 computers. Today, we introduce Alexa for PC solutions from Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs).

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June 01, 2018

Memo Doring

Today, we are thrilled to announce the Amazon Alexa Twitch channel for Alexa skill builders. Every week the Alexa team streams unique content on Twitch to share voice design best practices, build skills from start to finish, and interact with the skill-building community.

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May 30, 2018

Shiraz Datta

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You can make your US English skills more discoverable when customers do not use your invocation name by adding support for the CanFulfillIntentRequest (beta) interface.

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May 30, 2018

Andrea Muttoni

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We are delighted to announce that kid skills published in the UK and Germany are now eligible to earn Alexa Developer Rewards. Earlier this month, we announced that Alexa supports kid skills in the UK and Germany.

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May 24, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Today, we’re excited to announce a new advanced training series on using dialog management to make your skills more engaging and conversational. Take this new course for free with Codecademy.

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May 23, 2018

Motoko Onitsuka

本日より、日本でも子ども向けAlexaスキルを開発いただくことができます。ゲームや教育関連など、子どもが楽しく使えるような音声体験をぜひ開発してみてください。

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May 16, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Apply today for a developer preview that lets you easily use voices from Amazon Polly in your Alexa skills to deliver more engaging experiences.

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May 03, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Today we’re excited to announce general availability of in-skill purchasing for Alexa skills in the US. Now, you can make money by selling premium digital content to enrich your Alexa skill experience.

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May 03, 2018

Kris Zanuldin

Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills is now generally available to US-based merchants and developers. With Amazon Pay for Alexa Skills, you can use Amazon’s simple voice purchasing flow to sell physical goods and services.

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May 02, 2018

Max Amordeluso

We are delighted to announce that, as of today, Alexa now supports kid skills in  the UK and Germany. Developers can now create fun and educational experiences for kids under the age of 16 using the UK and German Alexa Skills Kits.

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April 27, 2018

Shiraz Datta

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Announcing the addition of Echo Spot display on the Test page of the Alexa Skills Kit developer console. Now you can test how your Alexa skill will display on Echo Spot in addition to Echo Show.

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April 24, 2018

Tom George

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Today we are delighted to announce that Echo Spot is now shipping to customers in India. 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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