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Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 19, 2018— (NASDAQ:AMZN)–Amazon today introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, a new way to create your own personalized skills and responses for Alexa. Using a set of easy-to-use templates anyone can create customized experiences for Alexa within minutes just by ...

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Kia Motors America Introduces UVO Skill For Amazon Alexa To Enable Voice Controls

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Owners of certain Kias can now control a number of vehicle functions —such as start and stop the engine and heat or cool their cars, depending on model and model year—using simple voice commands from ...

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Red Roof® Introduces Innovative Alexa Skills Technology

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Capitalizing on continued evolution in the consumer-facing technology space, Red Roof is paving the way for hoteliers to connect directly with consumers at home through Amazon’s Alexa Skills platform. Setting the industry standard, a dynamic Red ...

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The Knot Launches Alexa Skills To Help Couples Plan Their Weddings Anytime, Anywhere

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Knot—the leading digital wedding brand—announced today that in addition to its number one wedding planning website and app on iOS and Android, couples can now plan their weddings without even picking up their mobile device. The ...

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Nanit, the First Smart Baby Monitor to Use Computer Vision to Measure Sleep Just Got Smarter with the Release of Personalized Sleep Tips™ and Alexa Skills Integration

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nanit, the first smart baby monitor to use computer vision technology to measure sleep and parental visits, today announced the debut of Sleep Tips™, a first-of-its-kind capability that provides parents with personalized, scientifically-backed coaching tips on how ...

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JAM Audio: JAM Voice

The first non-Amazon speaker to utilize Alexa Voice Services Wifi and Bluetooth speaker uses Alexa Voice Service technology to answer a myriad of questions and everyday tasks Users can teach “skills” to the speaker such as asking Uber for a ...

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Track Santa with the KAYAK skill for Amazon Alexa

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — KAYAK is turning the tables on Santa by giving its users the ability to track his whereabouts with live updates as he makes his way around the world with the help of Amazon Alexa. Using your KAYAK ...

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Amazon Alexa and Amazon Dash Replenishment Enable Petcube Users to Play and Treat their Pets Hands-Free

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Petcube, the leader in the connected pet category, today unveiled software updates that unlock Amazon Alexa voice control for Petcube Bites and Petcube Play camera owners, and enable Petcube Bites to reorder treats using Amazon Dash ...

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Alexa and Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot Now Available in Japan

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 8, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)–Amazon today announced that Alexa and Echo are now available by invitation in Japan. Additionally, developers can now use the Alexa Skills Kit to create Japanese Alexa experiences, and will soon be able to use the ...

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Alexa, You Can Now Open MySmartBlinds

PROVO, Utah, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Home automation company MySmartBlinds, who released their smartphone-controlled, solar-powered window blinds in 2016, have set their sights high and are headed for the cloud. The MySmartBlinds hub, which launched on Kickstarter on November 1, will give new ...

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