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December 14, 2017

Kristin Fritsche

For customers of Wetter.com in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, checking the weather forecast is as simple as asking Alexa. Wetter.com, Germany’s leading website for weather, developed an Alexa skill that makes it fast and easy for customers to get their daily and weekly forecasts.

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December 13, 2017

Kristin Fritsche

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Kunden von Wetter.com in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz können jetzt Alexa fragen, um die Wetterprognose zu erhalten.

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December 11, 2017

Jennifer King

Since 2013, August Home’s mission has been to build smart devices that help customers live safely and securely in their homes. To reach that goal, the company has created a variety of innovative door locks, doorbell cameras, keypads, and bridges.

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December 07, 2017

Jennifer King

We introduced Alexa pioneers who are creating magical voice experiences that make Alexa smarter. These developers are reaching and delighting customers through tens of millions of devices with Alexa. And they’re helping redefine the way customers interact with technology.

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December 04, 2017

Jennifer King

Honeywell built two Alexa skills using the original Smart Home Skill API—one for its Total Connect Comfort app that is used to remotely control its thermostats, and one for the newer Lyric line of smart home devices. These skills gave users voice control over basic thermostat operations.

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December 01, 2017

Rita Auta

We have just completed the final Amazon Developer Spotlight competition of the year. With hundreds of submissions received across UK, US, and Germany, our Amazon Appstore experts had a tough job selecting the winners...

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October 25, 2017

Martha Kang

Tellables has created three popular kid skills for Alexa. In fact, Tellables' Tricky Genie skill for Alexa has been so successful that the company earned money for building a top-performing skill.

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October 16, 2017

Martha Kang

Walter Quesada says he has been “obsessed with building for voice” ever since the Amazon Echo was first released.

“Ever since Amazon Echo came out, I’ve been learning about ways it can fit into different scenarios, both in my professional life and in my free time,” says Quesada.

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October 09, 2017

Rita Auta

 

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Martin King, technical lead at Casual Arts, explains how life has changed for the team since their winning the UK Developer Spotlight (an indie featuring initiative on Amazon Appstore). Casual Arts specialise in hidden object games.

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October 09, 2017

Martha Kang

Sam Machin is a self-taught developer who started tinkering with voice in the early days of the Alexa Voice Service (AVS), which enables developers to integrate Alexa directly into their connected products.

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