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Alexa voice service SDK

Posted on: 09/18/2017| Source: http://techcrunch.com

Long name, interesting tool. Amazon is now giving third party hardware developers access to build Alexa into their products. “The goal, simply, is to bring Alexa to as many devices as possible as something of a land grab in the nascent voice computing market.” More than fifty commercial device makers participated in an invite only developer preview period including Technicolor and Senic. “The SDK rounds out a suite of developer aids, which also includes hardware development kits, APIs, and documentation on how to create Alexa-enabled products.” How could technology like this work with products you use?

Amazon wants to make its virtual assistant Alexa available on more devices, instead of just its own hardware. To that end, the company today is broadly opening up access to developer tools that will allow commercial device makers to build products powered...[Read More]
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