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October 10, 2018

Sebastien Stormacq

This tutorial will show you how you can add support for the French (Canada) model for your existing skills. It will also show you how you can use ASK to enable Alexa to respond based on locales.

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October 10, 2018

Andrea Muttoni

The more customers you reach, the more likely they are to discover and engage with your skill. Therefore, we always suggest developers localize and publish skills in as many languages as possible. Follow these steps to localize your Alexa skill.

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October 09, 2018

Justin Jeffress

Enhancements to the Alexa Skills Kit provide more accurate ways to capture slots than relying on AMAZON.LITERAL.

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October 08, 2018

Takuji Kawata

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日本語環境のスマートホームスキルAPI に新たな機能が加わりました。今回加わったのはテレビやオーディオ機器などエンターテイメントデバイスをコントロールするための機能です。これによりスマートホームスキルからデバイスのボリュームコントロール、チャンネルの切り替えなどが可能になりました。

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October 05, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Discover three ways you can add in-skill purchasing to your Alexa skills using the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface, and two great skill-building tools from Storyline and Voice Apps.

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October 04, 2018

Jedidiah Esposito

We're so excited for the possibility of voice, that we've launched a new and free self-paced course called Designing for Conversation to help you get started building natural interactions.

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October 04, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce skill connections (preview) for all current Alexa locales. You can use skill connections (preview) to do more for your customers – including printing and scheduling taxis and restaurants – using functionality provided by other skills.

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October 04, 2018

Masaki Asami

私たちは本日、スキル間の連携をサポートする、「Skill Connections」の開発者プレビューを、Alexaがサポートする全ての国・地域を対象に開始することを発表しました。Skill Connectionsを有効にすることで、他のスキルが提供する機能が使えるようになり、単体では実現できなかった一貫したサービスをカスタマーに提供できるようになります。

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October 04, 2018

Jun Yang

Using an Echo's microphone array to perform sound-source localization could provide Alexa with useful information about a customer's physical context and enable the use of claps, taps, or snaps as control signals.

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October 04, 2018

Rachel Bennett

HiSilicon Set-Top Box Push-to-Talk Development Kit

The HiSilicon STB Push-to-Talk Development Kit for Amazon AVS enables STB device makers and TV operators to create new device designs with Alexa built-in and retrofit deployed STBs to support Alexa.

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