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January 21, 2019

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。今回加わったのはエアコンなど、温度をコントロールすることができるデバイスのための機能です。これによりスマートホームスキルからデバイスの温度のコントロール、モードの切り替え、室温の確認などができるようになりました。

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January 17, 2019

Karen Yue

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Today, we are excited to announce a new addition to the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit (Beta) – the MusicData Interface which enables you to build Bluetooth-connected gadgets that respond to Amazon Music playing on an Echo device.

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January 17, 2019

Jaime Radwan

Now, with the Alexa Presentation Language, you can enhance voice-first experiences using imagery, typography, and text within a skill. Follow these best practices for using graphics and text within your multimodal skill.

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January 17, 2019

Adam Vavrek

CES 2019 Recap: Amazon Alexa

CES is officially a wrap for 2019. More than 100 Alexa products were announced at the four-day event, where new voice experiences spanned a variety of categories, including smart home devices, TVs, tablets, and even cars with Alexa built-in.

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January 15, 2019

Anish Acharya

By compressing the huge lookup tables that list "embeddings", or vector representations of individual words, a new system can shrink neural-network models by up to 90%, with minimal effect on accuracy.

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January 14, 2019

Andrea Muttoni

Many people have asked us where to start with designing an Alexa skill, and we think we’ve found a great method that anyone can use to design a voice experience, from ideation to validation.

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January 11, 2019

Jon Mongan

Get a deep dive on our new multimodal sample skill called Space Explorer. We’ll walk you through how we built the interaction model using the Alexa Presentation Language.

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January 09, 2019

Jaime Radwan

As Alexa expands to more countries and languages, you have more opportunities to make your skills available to a growing audience around the world. If you're ready to take your skill global, you'll first want to consider the best way to localize, or internationalize, the experience.

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January 07, 2019

Adam Vavrek

The Consumer Electronics Show starts tomorrow, January 8, in Las Vegas. More than 180,000 people from over 155 countries will be in attendance showcasing the latest in consumer technologies.

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January 07, 2019

German Viscuso

La mayoría de las skills de Alexa enviadas para certificación se topan con una serie de problemas comunes donde las frases de ejemplo incorrectas son la razón más frecuente. Para ayudarte a evitar este problema hacemos un repaso de los requisitos y mejores prácticas para crear las frases de ejemplo.

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