These new additions to the Smart Home Skill API are available today in the US, with support for other countries coming soon.
Facebook Portal is the social media network’s 1st hardware product, & will be initially available in the US.
This means that users can communicate with their acquaintances from their Echo devices by “simply using voice”, the company said in a blog post.
The Alexa Presentation Language (APL) enables developers to build interactive voice experiences that include graphics, images, slideshows, and video, & to customize them for different device types.
In an attempt to infuse more fun & creativity to power its virtual assistant Alexa, Amazon has announced the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit to help you build your very own Alexa gadgets.
The fellowship for this year is tailored to directly support 2 distinct groups of students with the Alexa Graduate Fellowship & the Alexa Innovation Fellowship.