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Amazon is fostering its voice assistant Alexa to discover skills for users based on their requirements. Yesterday, Amazon quietly introduced a beta version of a new feature called “CanFulfillIntentRequest” to Alexa Skill Store. The announcement comes few days after Google Home dethroned Amazon Echo in 2018 first quarter shipments. The interesting point here is that Amazon’s Alexa will suggest voice apps even if the user is unable to remember the precise app title. Basically, the new feature will enable Alexa to respond on the basis o...
It seems that Amazon has planned to collaborate with SmartThings to power different home automation specifications with the Amazon Echo, a personal assistant device that is voice-powered. According to a Google website of the SmartThings, Amazon Echo will very soon be able to power SmartThings suited devices in the home via simple shout-out. This involves non-SmartThings varieties that are plugged into a Power Outlet of SmartThings, as well as lights and switches from the company. Recently a software development kit (SDK) has bee...
Apple’s Siri may have kicked-off the voice-enabled personal assistant trend, but it’s Amazon’s Alexa that is winning the game. A week ago, Amazon announced it was releasing the Alexa Appkit, in hopes that hobbyist and legit developers will integrate the chatty voice technology behind the Echo into their own software and devices. The world’s largest e-tailer has opened up its technology out for free. "By adding Alexa to your device, your users can request and receive information in the same way they would from an Amazon Echo," re...