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September 01, 2018

Ted Karczewski

At IFA 2018 in Berlin, we saw even more global device makers building with Alexa technology, enabling hands-free voice control for smart home appliances, PCs, headphones, soundbars, and more.

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June 05, 2018

Ted Karczewski

We're excited to share that we're updating the Alexa Voice Service to bring French-language Alexa experiences to customers in France. Device makers can soon access the French language models in the cloud using the AVS Device SDK and APIs.

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May 23, 2018

Ted Karczewski

You have asked for more guidance on how to promote and increase the visibility of your Alexa-enabled product on Amazon.com. Inside we provide an overview of self-service solutions, their benefits, and how to quickly get started.

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January 31, 2018

Ted Karczewski

We are excited to accelerate Alexa momentum today by opening up the Alexa Voice Service to all third-party device makers building products for customers in Australia and New Zealand. This launch follows up on the November 2017 release of the Alexa Skills Kit for these regions.

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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 18, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Earlier this year, GE announced its new Alexa-enabled lamp, the Sol, with built-in Alexa Voice Service. Recently, we spoke with Tom Stimac, GE Lighting's chief technical manager, to learn how voice and Alexa have impacted GE's product roadmap.

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November 07, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Today, we’re excited to announce that several device makers integrating the Alexa Voice Service into their connected products have opened them up for invite-only access in Japan.

私達は本日、日本で実施される招待制プログラムを通じて、Alexa Voice Serviceをコネクテッド製品に搭載した製品が複数のデバイスメーカー様から発表された事に対しとても嬉しく思います。

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October 24, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Earlier this month, Sonos announced that its newest speaker will come integrated with Amazon Alexa, and if you are one of the many across the US, UK, and Germany who preordered the Sonos One, yours should arrive by mail soon.

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September 28, 2017

Ted Karczewski

We're excited to announce that the Alexa Voice Service API now comes with support for the new Notifications functionality. The feature allows Alexa to proactively indicate that there is new content from core features, such as Shopping updates, and Alexa skills for the user to retrieve.

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September 14, 2017

Ted Karczewski

We recently updated the Developer Portal to better serve the AVS community’s growing and diverse needs by making new self-service content publicly available, simplifying product capability management, adding new Analytics tools, and refreshing our overall look and feel.

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