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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 08, 2018

Rachel Bennett

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Today, we the launch the first single system-on-chip (SoC) development kits for the Alexa Voice Service (AVS). These new System Development Kits for AVS are ideal for OEMs and ODMs looking for a complete system SoC solution, including the audio front end (AFE) to build Alexa-enabled products.

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January 05, 2018

Gagan Luthra

We’re excited to announce the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit, a new way to bring Alexa to portable, on-the-go devices such as hearables, headphones, smart watches, fitness devices, and more. The kit enables OEMs to add Alexa to their Bluetooth-capable devices with minimal integration effort.

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January 05, 2018

Rachel Bennett

Zircon_Blog.pngToday, we launch the Amazon Alexa Premium Far-Field Voice Development Kit, a new Amazon-developed reference solution for AVS that makes it easier for OEMs to build Alexa-enabled products with premium far-field performance. 

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January 04, 2018

Mike Maas

Now you can build skills to enable customers to control their microwave ovens using Alexa and voice commands.

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December 19, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

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Echo Spot is now shipping to customers in the US. Create engaging experiences using the interactive touch display on Echo Spot.

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December 19, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Come meet the Amazon Alexa team at CES 2018. We have planned several panel and workshop sessions, as well as offline activations just outside the LVCC. All of this in addition to exciting new announcements from brands building magical voice experiences with Alexa technology.

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December 14, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

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We are happy to announce the next evolution of our testing tools for Alexa skill developers. Now you can use the Test Simulator (Beta) to test your Alexa skill without owning a device.

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November 29, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

You now have more ways to earn money with your Alexa skills through in-skill purchasing and Amazon Pay. These features are currently available in developer preview, and will be available broadly in 2018.

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November 29, 2017

David Isbitski

Today, we’re excited to announce Amazon Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices are coming to Australia and New Zealand in early 2018.

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November 29, 2017

David Isbitski

Today, we announced that Amazon Alexa and Amazon EchoAlexa-enabled devices are coming to Australia and New Zealand in early next year2018. Starting today, you can use the Alexa Skills Kit to build skills for customers in these countries using the new English (Australia) language model.

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November 29, 2017

Gagan Luthra

Introducing Alexa Voice Service Solution Providers – Systems Integrators and Original Design Manufacturers that enable device makers to leverage complete designs that are pre-integrated with the technologies needed for a hands-free Alexa experience.

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November 29, 2017

Scott Van Vliet

At AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas today, we showcased the rapid evolution of games for Alexa. From games with gadgets to video games, Alexa is bringing new ways to play.

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November 28, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

Alexa Skills Kit developers can apply to participate in a developer preview of notifications, allowing them to alert customers about new information that’s important to them.

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November 16, 2017

Satish Iyer

We are excited to announce Code-Based Linking, a new authorization method that allows customers to easily link their Amazon account with an Alexa-enabled product.

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