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Amazon opens up the voice control technology behind Alexa - Engadget

Software and app developers can now use the technology that powers Amazon's Alexa assistant to add voice control to their creations. Amazon has opened up the service called "Lex" in what Reuters describes as a move to become the top player in voice ...and more »

Amazon opens up Alexa voice and text tech for developers to make new chatbots - Ars Technica

Amazon's Alexa has executed a surprise takeover of the smart home industry since the launch of the Echo a few years ago, but now the company is opening up Alexa's technology for other applications. According to a report from Reuters, Amazon is giving ...and more »

Amazon Lex, the technology behind Alexa, opens up to developers - TechCrunch

Amazon Lex, the technology powering Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, has exited preview, according to a report from Reuters this morning. The system, which involves natural language understanding technology combined with automatic speech recognition ...and more »

Amazon Lex, managed AI services behind Alexa, now open to all AWS customers - TechRepublic

On Wednesday, Amazon Web Services announced that it was opening up its AI system Amazon Lex to all customers. Here's what you need to know. By Alison DeNisco Rayome | April 20, 2017, 6:46 AM PST. 0. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg; Pinterest ...and more »

Amazon makes Alexa-like voice, AI technology available to cloud customers - The Seattle Times

David Limp, Amazon senior vice president of devices, speaks about the Alexa family of devices at a San Francisco event. Amazon is making the technology that underpins Alexa available to all its cloud computing customers through a service called Lex ...and more »

HERE Puts Eggs In AWS Basket To Expand Connected Car Services - Silicon UK

Maps and location services provider HERE technologies has named Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider. HERE has been a customer of AWS for several years but is now expanding its affiliation with the platform to grow ...and more »

AWS opens up Amazon Lex AI platform to its customers - ZDNet

AWS said it is opening up its Amazon Lex artificial intelligence service to all customers so they can build applications. Amazon Lex uses the same machine learning technology as Amazon Alexa. Amazon Lex features algorithms that enable applications that ...and more »

New goodies for AWS customers include database accelerators and the tech behind Alexa - GeekWire

AWS CEO Andy Jassy. Amazon Web Services trotted out a host of new features Wednesday for its industry-leading public cloud service, and couldn't resist taking a veiled shot at its legacy IT competitors. All in all, Amazon made 13 separate announcements ...and more »

AWS launches Redshift Spectrum, which lets users query data in S3 - VentureBeat

Above: Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels speaks at the AWS Summit in San Francisco on April 19, 2017. Image Credit: Screenshot. VB Recommendations. Speed up your iPhone battery replacement in 3 steps. Comcast is bringing home automation to ...and more »

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered tech - Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) chief technology officer is working toward a day when people can control almost any piece of software with their voice. FILE PHOTO -- An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck ...and more »