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September 11, 2019

Toshimi Hatanaka

何度でも使いたくなるような魅力あふれるAlexaスキル開発の場をご提供することを目的に開催されたAlexa Developer スキルアワード2019の受賞者を発表いたします。日本での開発者向けコンテストとして2回目の今回は、応募作品がスキルストアに公開されていることが条件となり、昨年と比べて応募のハードルが上がりましたが、5月9日~8月25日の応募期間内に100件を超えるご応募をいただきました。スキルを開発いただいた全ての開発者の皆様に、心から感謝いたします。

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September 10, 2019

Adam Foster

Alexa auto sdk 2.0

Today, Amazon announced version 2.0 of the Alexa Auto SDK, which now includes a full-suite of offline, in addition to online, functionality for accessing Alexa in the car, including: music and radio, search and navigation, calling and messaging, and car control.

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September 09, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

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What's new in the Alexa Skills Kit for August 2019? Read our release roundup blog to find out.

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September 05, 2019

Gagan Luthra

Amazon Alexa at IFA 2019

If you are at IFA in Berlin, we encourage you to stop by the Amazon Alexa exhibit (Stand 201 in Hall 26) where we will showcase new products and solutions for developers.

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August 30, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

SMAPI and CLI error responses are now more detailed and more actionable for failed operations performed in skill development.

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August 30, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

Newly added support for Express.js in the Node.js SDK and Jinja support in the Python SDK now make it easier to build and integrate skills. 

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August 27, 2019

Mohit Mittal

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Now you can use app-to-app account linking and the Alexa Skill Activation API to let customers link their Alexa account and enable your skill from within your mobile application.

 

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August 15, 2019

Karen Yue

Alexa Smart Toys

Today, we are excited to introduce new developer tools that enable you to connect gadgets, games, and smart toy products with immersive skill-based content—unlocking creative ways for customers to experience your product. This is made possible using Custom Interfaces.

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August 14, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

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What's new in the Alexa Skills Kit for July 2019? Read our release roundup blog to find out.

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August 05, 2019

James Ang

Alexa Skills Blueprints in ANZ

We are excited to announce that now anyone can create and publish an Alexa skill on the Australian Alexa Skills Store using Alexa Skill Blueprints for customers in Australia and New Zealand to discover and use.

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August 01, 2019

Matthew Cadman

During the last three months, more than 75 agencies and tool providers in 12 countries competed across the globe in the Alexa Cup. The challenge offered an opportunity to push the boundaries of what is possible with voice. We are excited to announce the winners.

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July 23, 2019

Mariel vanTatenhove

Innomedia BuddyTalk

Announcing the BuddyTalk series, a new family of white-box solutions from InnoMedia for residential, small business, and enterprise users. The product family consists of a voice-enabled intelligent speakerphone and smart speaker system with Alexa built-in.

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July 18, 2019

Arunjeet Singh

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このほど、Alexa Presentation Language(APL)の新しいバージョンが公開されました。今回のバージョンでは、アニメーションがサポートされ、ベクターグラフィックスが含まれています。また、ツールが改善されたほか、複数のViewportプロファイルを含むAPLスキルの開発時間を短縮できるデザインシステムが導入されています。APL 1.1は、すべてのロケールのAlexa開発者にご利用いただけます。

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July 17, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

このたび、Alexa Skills KitのSkill Connectionsが一般公開されました。現時点でAlexaが利用できる場所であれば、どこでも利用できます。Skill Connectionsとは、特定のタスクを別のスキルに実行させる機能のことです。スキルに大掛かりな変更を加えることなく機能を拡張し、さまざまなユーザーリクエストに応えられるようになります。

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July 15, 2019

Jeeta Das

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Today, we’re excited to announce that developers can now start building Alexa skills for customers in India using the new Hindi voice model of Alexa Skills Kit (ASK).

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