Today, we announced that Amazon Alexa and Alexa-enabled devices are coming to Mexico later this year. Starting today, you can use the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) to build skills for customers in Mexico using the new Spanish (MX) language model.[Read More]
Amazon AI researchers have publicly released a new dataset with transliterations of 400,000 names, to aid the development of systems that can search for data across languages that use different scripts.[Read More]
Here are some core principles that we have uncovered in conversational voice design along with some advanced design skill-building tips to create natural voice experiences.[Read More]
I’ve created dozens of card game prototypes and am working on numerous card-based projects I plan to release in the future. From working on these projects, I’ve noted some common elements that tend to make or break a digital card game’s design.
Regular skill testing can help you deliver consistently great and reliable voice experiences to customers.Check out this post to learn how to create unit tests to validate a skill’s output against predefined assertions.[Read More]
Gal Shenar, founder of Stoked Skills and creator of popular skills like Escape the Room and Wordplay, shares best practices for building highly engaging Alexa skills.[Read More]
I recently chatted with Oren Jacob, co-founder and CEO of Pullstring, and was delighted to learn that he shares my view on the importance of conversational design. Here are a few points from our chat that have stayed with me.[Read More]
Florian Hollandt ist begeisterter Entwickler mit einem besonderen Interesse an Voice Games, also sprachgesteuerten Spielen. Da war es nur logisch, dass er selbst sich auch an die Entwicklung eines Voice Games wagt. So entstand die Idee für Mau-Mau, ein Game Skill für Alexa.[Read More]