Today we are happy to announce that the Alexa Smart Home Skill API entertainment device controls are available in the UK.[Read More]
Happy National STEM day! Have you ever wanted to get into coding but did not know where and when to start? This is your time! Complete the Alexa fact skill tutorial for Hour of Code and start building for voice, the next big thing in computing.[Read More]
Today, we’re excited to announce that several device makers integrating the Alexa Voice Service into their connected products have opened them up for invite-only access in Japan.
私達は本日、日本で実施される招待制プログラムを通じて、Alexa Voice Serviceをコネクテッド製品に搭載した製品が複数のデバイスメーカー様から発表された事に対しとても嬉しく思います。[Read More]
All customers in the US, UK, and Germany now have access to the new smart home experiences announced last month - including Routines, Alexa-enabled groups, and device viewing and control in the Alexa App.[Read More]
Earlier this month, we announced that Amazon Echo and Alexa were coming to India. Customers and developers in India who purchased Amazon Echo devices through the invite-only program will now start receiving their devices from November, 2017.[Read More]
We are excited to introduce the new Dev Tips skill for Alexa, your companion for the skill-building journey. This skill is designed to connect you with the news, tips, and resources you need to build your best skill—all via voice.[Read More]
The nine companies in the inaugural class of the Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars, capped off their 13-week program with final presentations to investors and the public on October 17 during Demo Day and Demo Night events.[Read More]
Earlier this month, Sonos announced that its newest speaker will come integrated with Amazon Alexa, and if you are one of the many across the US, UK, and Germany who preordered the Sonos One, yours should arrive by mail soon.[Read More]
We’re excited to share that Intel has announced the Intel® Speech Enabling Developer Kit, designed for device makers to quickly bring new Alexa-enabled products to market. This is the first solution that combines far-field voice processing and "Alexa" wake word detection on a single chip.[Read More]
University students, it’s game time! Would you like to add voice to your favorite game? Do you have an idea for an all-new game? We invite you to put your creative energy to work and build a gaming skill for the Alexa gaming challenge.
The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 and an Amazon Echo. And the top two finalists will receive $300 each.[Read More]
We're excited to highlight the first broadly available dev kit for AVS with a production-ready SoC, voice input processor, and a device application built with the AVS Device SDK: The Synaptics AudioSmart 2-Mic Development Kit for AVS with NXP SoC.[Read More]
We expanded Music Service Provider support in our AVS Device SDK v1.1 update to include TuneIn, Pandora, SiriusXM, and Amazon Music. The SDK update also added support for Audible, Kindle Books, new capability agents to control playback, parse playlists, and manage alerts.[Read More]