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Alexa Skills Kit Feature Updates

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Date Name Summary Locale Availability Links Release Type Category

3/2/2020

Fallback Intent Available in hi-IN and pt-BR

The Amazon.FallbackIntent expands to Hindi and Portugese

IN, BR

Documentation

Generally Available

Request APIs

Custom Skills

2/26/2020

Automated Locale Distribution (Console)

Give Alexa permission to publish qualified live skills to all locales of the same language

All

Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

Development Tools

2/13/2020

Shared Slots

You can now share custom slot types between your skills

All

Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

Request APIs

Custom Skills

2/3/2020

ChangeReport Accuracy Rate

New Smart Home Analytic Metric: ChangeReport Accuracy Rate

All

Documentation

Generally Available

Analytics

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