Alexa Developer Office Hours – July 12, 2022

Join Jeff Blankenburg and the Alexa Shopping Actions team as they answer your questions about voice design, ambient computing, and selling products in your Alexa skills!

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Alexa Office Hours – November 16, 2021

Join Alexa technical experts Jeff Blankenburg and Ryan Lowe for Alexa Office Hours at 9:00am PST on November 16, 2021.

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The rising popularity of voice assistants for the home and beyond
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Rising Popularity of Voice Assistants for the Home and Beyond

Voice assistants were first integrated into smartphones several years ago, and consumers have become increasingly reliant on voice technology to simplify and automate the tasks in their daily lives like booking an appointment or making an online purchase. Dr. Ryan Chen, general manager of the Computing and Artificial Intelligence Technology Group at MediaTek discussed with […]

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How Do Voice Assistants Work?

In this episode of Data Driven, Frank and Andy explore voice assistants and the behind the scenes technology that makes them tick.Transcript coming soon. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at

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Enterprise Conversational User Experiences with Virtual Assistants

This session from Ignite 2019 walks you through how to use Microsoft Bot Framework and Virtual Assistant to create truly unique experiences for enterprise users through numerous channels. See how to leverage each of these tools and be able to understand how to put the concepts into reality.

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Designing for Speech

Here’s a great talk from Build 2019 about the importance of design in creating Voice and chat virtual assistants. Designing a natural language interface can be difficult, is the interface supposed to be able to interpret every single nuance of speech? and how about slang? Or should we aim more towards forced language and make […]

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Realwear Headset Plus Microsoft LUIS Equals Hands Free Productivity for Factory Workers

Here’s an interesting demo from Plex Systems showing off the use of wearable devices powered by LUIS.

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The Future of Voice Assistants

BBC Click is at Amazon HQ in Seattle this week to check out the state of voice technology and where it may one day lead us. Hint: it can go a lot further than home automation or reading the news.

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Bring the Power of Speech Recognition and Speech Synthesis to Your Apps with Microsoft Speech APIs

Watch Panos Periorelles, PM on Cognitive Services team, to learn about the latest advancements in using speech recognition and speech synthesis including how to create your own custom model.

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