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January 24, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

You can now select Alexa-hosted for your skill’s back-end services when creating a new skill, a new skill-hosting option that automatically provisions and manages a set of AWS cloud services for your skill’s back-end.

 

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January 22, 2019

Metty Fisseha

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Building a monetized Alexa skill just got easier. You can now add in-skill purchasing (ISP) directly from the Alexa Developer Console.

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January 21, 2019

Sung-Yul Koo

Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit

Alexaは日を増すごとに私達の生活の一部となってきています。この音声サービスにより、ユーザの暮らしはより便利に、生産的で、楽しいものへと変化してきています。Alexaの搭載がスピーカー、家電製品、 またテレビや他のスマートデバイスなどから始まったため、これらの生活の変化は、特に家庭内において当てはまります。しかしながら私達は、Alexa体験を家庭内にとどまらず移動中のユーザにも届けたいと思っております。このために私達はデバイスメーカー様がこの移動中のAlexa体験を容易にデバイスに搭載可能とするために、Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit を公開いたしました。

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January 17, 2019

Adam Vavrek

CES 2019 Recap: Amazon Alexa

CES is officially a wrap for 2019. More than 100 Alexa products were announced at the four-day event, where new voice experiences spanned a variety of categories, including smart home devices, TVs, tablets, and even cars with Alexa built-in.

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January 07, 2019

Adam Vavrek

The Consumer Electronics Show starts tomorrow, January 8, in Las Vegas. More than 180,000 people from over 155 countries will be in attendance showcasing the latest in consumer technologies.

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December 26, 2018

Adam Vavrek

CES 2019 Amazon Alexa

In less than two weeks, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will kick-off in Las Vegas! Amazon Alexa will have a presence at several locations where we will showcase a wide range of technologies that showcase how Alexa makes life easier when you’re at home, at work, and on-the-go.

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December 22, 2018

Karen Yue

Echo Buttons Game Skills Contest

In September, we announced the Echo Buttons Game Skills Contest, an Alexa Gaming challenge for developers in the US with Hackster.io. Today, we are excited to announce the winners.

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December 14, 2018

Pey Silvester

Starting today, developers can test live Alexa skills with the same toolset used to test skills during development.

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December 14, 2018

Drew Meyer

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Today, six new built in slot types along with the new AMAZON.NavigateHomeIntent are available in most Alexa locales. These can help you improve dialog models and the customer experience on devices with screens.

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December 12, 2018

June Lee

We are excited to announce the availability of the ProactiveEvents API. With the API, you can enable your Alexa skills to send notifications to customers who have granted permissions.

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December 11, 2018

Drew Meyer

We're excited to announce two new capabilities for Alexa Skill developers that help you quickly improve the performance of your interaction model and build more accurate and engaging skills.

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December 07, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Alexa developers from the UK, Germany, Austria, and Ireland have worked for two months to build the most engaging and entertaining game skills for Alexa. Today, we are happy to announce the grand prize and bonus prize winners.

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December 02, 2018

Takeshi Kobayashi

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Alexaスキルから実際の商品やサービスを販売したいと考えている販売事業者向けに、新しいチャネルができました。このほど、Alexaスキル向けAmazon Payが、日本にお住まいの販売事業者および開発者に一般公開されました。

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November 21, 2018

Rafael Miranda

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Ab heute können auch EntwicklerInnen in Deutschland und Österreich den FallbackIntent nutzen. Der AMAZON.FallbackIntent ist Teil der Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Standardfunktionen und hilft dabei auf unerwarteten Anfragen geschickt zu antworten.

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November 20, 2018

Leo Ohannesian

Starting today, developers can start creating and deploying Python-based skills using the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface and the ASK Toolkit for Visual Studio Code.

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