Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

December 11, 2018

Chengwei Su

A new technique that lets different natural-language-understanding modules independently calibrate their judgments about whether they should handle a given utterance helps improvements reach Alexa customers more efficiently.

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December 11, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Die Idee für den ersten Skill kam unserem neuen Alexa Champion Ralf Eggert gleich ein paar Stunden, nachdem sein erstes Echo-Gerät zuhause in der Wohnung stand.

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December 10, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

In today’s resource roundup, I share our top articles from the year on how you can make it easier for customers to find and engage with your Alexa skills. 

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December 07, 2018

Ruhi Sarikaya

In an invited talk at the second NeurIPS workshop on Conversational AI today, Alexa scientist Ruhi Sarikaya will focus on the role of context in redefining human-computer interaction through natural language.

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December 07, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Alexa developers from the UK, Germany, Austria, and Ireland have worked for two months to build the most engaging and entertaining game skills for Alexa. Today, we are happy to announce the grand prize and bonus prize winners.

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December 05, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

会話型スキルの開発方法をお届けする3回シリーズの最後の回です。今回はダイアログモデルに新しく追加されたスロット検証機能について解説します。ユーザーが提供するスロットの値が有効かどうかを検証し、有効でなかったらもう一度ユーザーに聞き返す処理をAlexaが自動で行うようにする方法です。

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December 05, 2018

Jedidiah Esposito

In the new Designing for Conversation course, we explain how you can create frictionless voice experiences.

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December 04, 2018

Takuji Kawata

スマートロックを Alexaから開錠する、英語環境ではすでにサポートされていた機能が、ついに日本語環境でも可能になりました。 Alexaアプリからの開錠操作に加え、声による開錠もできます。声による開錠ではあらかじめ設定した確認コードを Alexa に伝えます。

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December 04, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Developers are using in-skill purchasing to deepen engagement with customers and build their voice businesses. Check out our top resources and developer stories for making money with in-skill purchasing.

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