Building Spoken Language Apps for Amazon Echo and Alexa

29th October 2015 in London at Business Design Centre

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The Amazon Echo is next generation hardware designed around your voice. This session will provide a first glimpse of the device up close, and show how easy it is to create apps for it as we live-code some examples. We’ll cover the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) and teach you everything you need to know to create voice-enabled apps for Amazon Echo, leveraging the cloud-based Alexa Voice Service to recognize and respond to voice commands.

Building Spoken Language Apps for Amazon Echo and Alexa

Peter Heinrich

Peter Heinrich is a Developer Evangelist with Amazon, specializing in mobile game development and web services. A frequent contributor to Amazon's developer blog, he also speaks regularly at technical conferences about best practices for creating games on mobile platforms. Peter addresses all aspects of game production, from design, architecture, and coding to marketing, analytics, and monetization.