Amazon Alexa Skills Development, Presented by Amazon

Dec 13, 2016 · Torrance, United States of America

In this workshop intended for anyone interested in voice control, home automation, and personal assistant technology.
Robert McCauley, Alexa Solutions Architect at Amazon.com, will walk attendees through the development of a new Alexa skill and incorporate it into a consumer-facing device. 

Alexa is the speech and personal assistant technology behind Amazon Echo. Alexa offers a full-featured set of APIs and SDKs that you can use to teach her new skills and add her into devices and applications of your own. 
Easy to follow hands-on labs will teach you how to build cool skills for Alexa. Participants who successfully complete 3 Alexa skills will receive a FREE Amazon Alexa device!

Pre-requisites
Be sure to bring your laptop!  
1.Get a developer account:
developer.amazon.com (free)
2. Get an aws account:
aws.amazon.com (free - but CC required for signup)
3. Download sample templates to your desktop
github.com/amzn/alexa-skills-kit-js Note:  To be eligible for a free device, participants must complete and publish 3 skills. Details will be given during workshop. 


Robert McCauley Alexa Solutions Architect at Amazon.com                                 Greater Boston Area

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