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October 30, 2018

June Lee

Today we’re excited to announce the public beta of the Alexa Presentation Language (APL). This new design language allows you to build interactive, multimodal Alexa skills and customize them for different Alexa-enabled devices.

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October 30, 2018

Kazushige Yoshida

本日、Alexa Presentation Language (APL)のパブリックベータ版が公開されました。この新しいデザイン言語を使えば、インタラクティブでマルチモーダルなAlexaスキルを開発でき、さまざまなタイプのデバイスに合わせた独自のユーザー体験を実現することができます。APLは日本を含めAlexaをサポートしているすべての国・地域で利用可能で、Alexa開発者コンソールでオーサリングやシミュレーターを使ったテストもできます。

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October 29, 2018

Mariel vanTatenhove

Calix Gemtek New ODMs

Original Design Manufacturers Calix and Gemtek, two smart home connectivity solutions with Alexa built-in, have recently been added to our qualified white-box designs for AVS. This enables device makers to leverage complete designs that are pre-integrated with technologies needed to enable Alexa.

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October 25, 2018

Mohit Mittal

Today, we added skill activation metrics to the Analytics tab on the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Developer Console.

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October 24, 2018

Sanjay Ramaswamy

We’re excited to announce that device makers building with the Alexa Voice Service can create fully integrated solutions, so their products can be registered with Alexa for Business and managed as shared devices in organizations. 

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October 23, 2018

Christian Lippl

We’re excited to share that we’re launching updates to the Alexa Voice Service that make it possible for device makers to bring localized Alexa experiences to customers in Italy and Spain. 

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October 23, 2018

Arianna Aondio

Amazon today announced that Alexa, the brain that powers the Echo family of devices, is coming to Italy, along with Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Sub and Echo Spot, and Amazon Smart Plug.

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October 23, 2018

German Viscuso

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Amazon today announced that Alexa, the brain that powers the Echo family of devices, is coming to amazon.es, along with Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Sub and Echo Spot, and Amazon Smart Plug.

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October 23, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

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Now you can use 27 different Amazon Polly voices in your Alexa skills.

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October 15, 2018

Bertrand Vacherot

In July, we announced the Alexa Skills Challenge: Tech for Good. The challenge invited developers to build Alexa skills that could have a positive impact on the environment, local communities, and the world. We’ve finally narrowed down the 10 finalists and we’re excited to share them with you.

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October 10, 2018

Marion Desmazieres

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Today, we’re excited to announce that developers can start building voice experiences, called “skills,” for French Canadian customers using the Alexa Skills Kit with the Canadian French voice model.

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October 04, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce skill connections (preview) for all current Alexa locales. You can use skill connections (preview) to do more for your customers – including printing and scheduling taxis and restaurants – using functionality provided by other skills.

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October 04, 2018

Masaki Asami

私たちは本日、スキル間の連携をサポートする、「Skill Connections」の開発者プレビューを、Alexaがサポートする全ての国・地域を対象に開始することを発表しました。Skill Connectionsを有効にすることで、他のスキルが提供する機能が使えるようになり、単体では実現できなかった一貫したサービスをカスタマーに提供できるようになります。

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October 04, 2018

Rachel Bennett

HiSilicon Set-Top Box Push-to-Talk Development Kit

The HiSilicon STB Push-to-Talk Development Kit for Amazon AVS enables STB device makers and TV operators to create new device designs with Alexa built-in and retrofit deployed STBs to support Alexa.

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October 03, 2018

Sung-Yul Koo

Alexa Multi-Room Music Japan

お客様はAlexaを通じてデバイスで音楽を聞くことを好みます。多くの場合、お客様は話しかけたデバイスと同一デバイスで音楽が再生されるようにAlexaに話しかけます。また、お客様は別の場所、もしくは同じ空間内にある別のデバイスで同時に音楽を再生させたいとも考えています。

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