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March 09, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Der Alexa Skill der Deutschen Bahn informiert die Nutzer über wichtige Reiseinformationen. Das Entwicklerteam hat sich dabei besonders auf das Interaction Model konzentriert und den Skill auch für Echo Show optimiert.

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March 08, 2018

Jennifer King

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re excited to share stories from some of the inspiring women who have been pillars of innovative voice design in the developer community.

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March 07, 2018

Jennifer King

When Karen Wickert started their career as a mechanical engineer, they never imagined they’d end up building devices with cutting-edge voice technology like Alexa.

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March 05, 2018

Jennifer King

When Anna Perelman started stellé, she dreamed of bringing her sense of style and fashion to a world of otherwise dull, drab audio speakers. Today, her latest line is a unique marriage of design, sound, and the latest in voice technology.

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February 27, 2018

Jennifer King

Andrea Bianco is an Alexa Champion with a thriving smart home consulting business in southern Arizona, helping homeowners get the best experience possible from smart home devices.

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February 23, 2018

Jennifer King

When Tom Hewitson began tinkering with the Alexa Skills Kit, he never imagined his skills would make enough money for him to build a six-person studio in just six months. 

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February 22, 2018

Jennifer King

Heather Luna's strong mindset for IT and coding inspires her to innovate with technology, including Alexa. Today she is a renowned Alexa skill builder and the creator of Happy Days, a 4.2-star Alexa skill that was featured in PC Magazine and Entrepreneur.com.

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February 22, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Wer ständig unter Strom steht, tut seinem Körper keinen Gefallen – der Alexa Skill TK Smart Relax der Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) hilft mit smarten Meditationsübungen zu entspannen. In der Developer Story teilt die TK ihre Best Practices bei der Skill-Entwicklung. 

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February 15, 2018

Jennifer King

With a degree in computer science and mathematics, Kesha Williams is no stranger to coding. But even after 23 years of working in IT, the software engineer discovered a new passion and one she wants to inspire other women to pursue—voice.

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February 12, 2018

Jennifer King

From the moment she discovered Alexa in her employer’s innovations lab, Jess Williams says she knew voice design would be her future.

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January 24, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Die Deutsche Tele Medien GmbH entwickelte mit das „Das Örtliche“ und „Gelbe Seiten Kino“ zwei der ersten deutschsprachigen Alexa Skills. Nun wurden beide Skills für die grafische Nutzeroberfläche des Echo Show und Echo Spot optimiert.

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January 22, 2018

Jennifer King

Teen developer Austin Wilson from Rocky River, Ohio, likes to dive deep and learn how things work. While searching the web last year for information on Raspberry Pi, he was inspired to build a voice-powered car using the Alexa Skills Kit.

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January 10, 2018

Jennifer King

It took just a weekend for Jon Myers and his team to build a prototype skill using Earplay’s library of stories. Since then, the team has refined its voice user interface, turning Alexa into a truly interactive storyteller.

 

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January 08, 2018

Jennifer King

When Amazon added the flash briefing skill API to the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), CNN created a flash briefing skill of its own to deliver CNN’s top new stories of the day.

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January 02, 2018

Jennifer King

After receiving an Amazon Echo as a gift, Akilah Bolden-Monifa, who’d never before learned or tried to code, decided she would learn to build for voice.

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