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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

BJ Haberkorn

With the ASK Music Skill API, coming soon, you can enable your customers to access your entire music catalog via voice on tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon and other manufacturers.

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September 20, 2018

Mike Maas

Today we announced two important updates to the Smart Home Skill API, available today in preview to developers in the US, which let you extend voice control to any device—from the simplest wall plug to the most complex appliance—and to any feature of your device.

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September 20, 2018

Ben McInnis

Today, we are excited to announce the Alexa Connect Kit (Preview), or ACK. ACK is a new way for device makers to connect devices to Alexa without worrying about managing cloud services, writing an Alexa skill, or developing complex networking and security firmware.

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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

Kazushige Yoshida

Amazonは本日、音声ファースト・マルチモーダルなスキルの開発を支援する、新デザイン言語 Alexa Presentation Language (APL)と関連ツールの開発者プレビューを発表しました。音声ファースト・マルチモーダルとは、音声を主体としながらも、必要に応じて画面表示やタッチ操作など多様な方法でのユーザー対話を自在に組み合わせたインターフェースのことを意味します。音声ファースト・マルチモーダルなスキルは、幅広いユーザーやユースケースに対して、自然で使いやすく魅力的な体験を提供することができます。

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September 20, 2018

Kiyonori Kitasako

Echo Showにて、Amazonは最適な音声体験とビジュアルディスプレイを組み合わせた新しい製品カテゴリーを紹介してきました。また、Echo SpotやFire Tabletなど、より多くのAlexaを搭載したスクリーン付き製品も提供してきました。そして本日、10インチスクリーンとさらに強化されたビジュアル機能を持つ最新のEcho Showを発表しました。この発表とともに、各社デバイスメーカーのスクリーン付き製品にもAlexaを搭載できる新しいツールをリリースいたします。本ツールはデベロッパープレビューとして提供されます。

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September 18, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Use the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python to simplify development of the backend cloud service for your Alexa skill.

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September 18, 2018

Caroline Pan

Alexa Gadgets Toolkit

We’re excited to announce the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit (Beta), allowing you to build your very own Alexa Gadgets — fun and delightful accessories that pair to compatible Echo devices via Bluetooth.

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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 12, 2018

Mohit Mittal

We are excited to announce optional account linking, which allows customers to enable and use your Alexa skill without first linking their accounts.

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September 05, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

amazon polly

このたびAlexaで2種類の日本語音声を含む、Alexaがサポートするすべての国・地域で合計27種類ものAmazon Pollyの音声が使えるようになりました。Amazon Pollyを使うと、スキルのエクスペリエンスが向上し、ユーザーのエンゲージメントもさらに上がることが期待されます。

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September 04, 2018

Noemie Cornu

We’re thrilled to announce the Alexa Skills Challenge with BeMyApp for developers in France. This is an opportunity for you to create entertaining, engaging, and educational skills for Alexa.

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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 30, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

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You can use new Quick Start Templates in the ASK Developer Console to accelerate skill development for popular skill samples.

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