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May 16, 2019

Alison Atwell

In much the same way the layout, color, and animations on a screen can impact usability, wording can signal subtle meaning to users. Learn how to write skill dialog that's focused, natural, and simple.

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May 16, 2019

Ming Sun

Text normalization is the process of converting particular words of a sentence into a standard format so that software can handle them. Breaking inputs into component parts and factoring in syntactic information reduces the error rate of a neural text normalization system by 98%.

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May 14, 2019

Cami Williams

Get a recap of all the gaming sessions shared during Alexa Live and get inspired to build engaging voice-first games.

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May 13, 2019

Arianne Walker

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Members of Gen Y are particularly interested in voice technology in the vehicle. Learn more about what future generations of car owners expect from voice technology in their vehicles.

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May 13, 2019

Judith Gaspers

Cross-lingual transfer learning improves performance of named-entity recognizer by up to 7.4% versus a system trained from scratch in the new language.

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May 10, 2019

Carlos Ordonez

Este tutorial muestra como agregar soporte para Español de los Estados Unidos de América "Spanish (US)" a tus skills existentes. Adicionalmente, te muestra como usar el ASK (Alexa Skills Kit) para que Alexa responda en función a el modelo de lenguaje.

 

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May 09, 2019

Anna Van Brookhoven

We're excited to announce the publication of the new Alexa Design Guide for skill builders. Learn about the new guide and how you can apply situational design to your Alexa skills.

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May 07, 2019

Anna Khabibullina

Low latency is a key contributor to customer satisfaction with smart home camera skills. This blog describes 10 tips to help you optimize the AWS Lambda function and related services for your smart home camera skill.

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May 07, 2019

Jennifer King

With hundreds of thousands of monthly users, customers say Question of the Day is a skill that they “take the time to play every single day.” Learn how developer Joel Wilson is taking his voice game to the next level with in-skill purchasing.

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May 06, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

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

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