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August 19, 2019

Emma Martensson

How to Reduce Cognitive Load for Voice Design

Voice User Interfaces (VUIs) take up more mental resources than Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs), because information is auditory and presented serially, whereas in a GUI information is visual and presented at once.

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August 14, 2019

Takuya Goshima

みなさまが開発されたAlexaスキルはスキルストアへの公開に当たり、Alexa審査チームが規定された要件をもとに認定審査をさせていただき、 スキルがよいユーザー体験をお届けできるよう必要に応じてフィードバックをさせていただいています。このブログではスキルを申請いただいた際に、特に改善の指摘を受けている項目について紹介します。今回は「スキル内課金」についてです。

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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 14, 2019

Emma Martensson

Voice Agency 'Say It Now' CEO Discusses Reaping Big Rewards from the Voice Industry

Charlie Cadbury, CEO of Say It Now, has adapted alongside technology since 1999 when he sold his first website. Today, Say It Now is a group of enterprise natural language processing (NLP) experts building out conversational strategies and products alongside Fortune 500 companies.

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August 13, 2019

Rebecca Evanhoe

Great Alexa skills depend on written prompts. This post covers five benchmarks your Alexa skill’s dialog should meet, and specific techniques for how you can get there.

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August 09, 2019

Pan Wangperawong

In this tutorial, we will go over how to integrate the Reminders API into your skill to actively extend its utility without requiring customers to launch your skill.

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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 31, 2019

Douglas De Araujo

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In April, we announced new helpers in the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python that allow you to locally run, test, and debug your Alexa skill faster. This tutorial shows you how to set up a local Flask Server with a local DynamoDB instance for persistent storage and connect a debugger.

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July 23, 2019

Chris Morrow

We are excited to introduce Skill Flow Builder (SFB), a new tool that enables you to build story-based game skills faster, including interactive fiction, branching narratives, and role-playing games.

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