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September 16, 2015

David Isbitski

Experiences designed around the human voice will fundamentally improve the way people use technology. The Alexa Fund—named for Alexa, the cloud-based voice service that powers Amazon Echo—provides up to $100 million in investments to fuel voice technology innovation from developers, manufacturers, and start-ups of all sizes.

Today we announced that Petnet is the latest recipient of funding from the Alexa Fund. Petnet is the creator of the SmartFeeder, an app-enabled intelligent feeding appliance, which allows pet owners to manage and tailor feeding times and portions to ensure overall health and well-being. The SmartFeeder integrates with pet food vendors to automate replenishment and intelligently helps pet owners stay aware of their pet’s feeding habits. The smart appliance keeps owners informed of proper feeding portions and delivers insights to them about compatible ingredients specific to their pet’s age, weight and level of activity.

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September 13, 2015

David Isbitski

AWS re:Invent 2015 is a learning conference with breakout sessions covering a broad range of topics and technical depth. All sessions will be delivered by subject matter experts, engineers, or expert customers who can share their real world experiences and lessons learned.  



This year’s conference will feature three tracks of content to help mobile app and game developers build apps, engage customers and monetize more effectively. We will also feature Amazon Alexa in the new #IoT track showcasing what partners like Capital One and BMW have built as well as a two-hour hand-on workshop where you can learn how to build Skills for Alexa on real devices.

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September 09, 2015

David Isbitski

 
What is it?
 
A free event that will provide an introduction to using Amazon Web Services with the Alexa Skills Kit to build voice driven experiences on Amazon Echo and other devices. The day will also include an open hackathon providing you time to get your hands on building a new Alexa Skill.
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