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

Developers now have a new way to bring conversational capabilities to their apps: Amazon Lex, the artificial intelligence (AI) service used to create applications that can interact with users via voice and text, is now available to all Amazon Web ...and more »

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

At the AWS Summit in San Francisco today, public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of Redshift Spectrum, an extension of AWS' Redshift managed data warehousing service that enables querying on data that ...and more »

Amazon opens Alexa voice control software to developers - The INQUIRER

AMAZON HAS released the technology behind its all-conquering Alexa voice assistant, allowing developers to use it in their own creations. The service, called "Lex", could be used for a whole variety of purposes, but having Amazon at the heart will put ...and more »

This quote perfectly sums up why Oracle should be terrified of Amazon - Business Insider

Oracle founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison has always liked to talk smack about his rivals and lately the rival getting the brunt of his attention is Amazon. Every chance he gets, Ellison will claim running a database on Amazon's cloud is much ...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 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 ...and more »

You can now buy the brains behind Amazon's Alexa - Quartz

The deep neural networks that power Amazon's popular voice assistant are up for sale. Developers will now be able to build their own virtual personal assistants for platforms like Facebook Messenger and Slack with a tool called Amazon Lex, the company ...and more »

AWS Makes Amazon Lex Available to all Customers - Business Wire (press release)

American Heart Association, Capital One, Freshdesk, Hubspot, Liberty Mutual, NASA, Ohio Health, and Vonage among customers using Amazon Lex. April 19, 2017 02:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon Web Services, Inc.and more »

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

This device is unable to play the requested video. 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 ...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 »