Revolutionizing Consumer Electronics with Voice

sponsored by Amazon Alexa

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Alexa enables customers to interact with devices using voice - the most natural user interface. Join sessions and workshops to learn how developers and device makers are building the next generation of voice-powered devices, games, smart homes and automobiles with the Alexa Skills Kit, Alexa Voice Service, and Alexa Gadgets.

Top Three Topics:

  • Integrating Alexa into your product with the Alexa Voice Service (AVS)
  • Add voice to your big idea and reach more customers with the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)
  • Building the next generation of voice-powered game experiences with Alexa

Revolutionizing Consumer Electronics with Voice Logo

9-10 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

Amazon envisions a world where Alexa will be everywhere – at home, work, on the go. Learn about opportunities to build Alexa-enabled products, services and experiences. We'll cover Alexa's advances in spoken language understanding, customer feedback, and building next-generation user experiences.

Speaker
David Isbitski
Chief Evangelist,
Amazon Alexa

10:15-11:15 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

Customers already use their voice and Alexa to control smart devices in their homes millions of times each day. Learn how Alexa enables device makers to easily add voice control to their products to reach and delight more customers.

Speaker
Mike Maas
Senior Evangelist, Alexa,
Amazon

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

We’ll discuss the new challenges that the quickly evolving auto industry is facing across in-cabin entertainment and the move to autonomous vehicles. Learn how the use of Amazon Alexa is transforming the value of the driving experience of the future.

1-2 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

We’re moving quickly into a world of smart homes, connected cars and ambient computing where the most natural interactions will be through spoken language. Learn how to build engaging and conversational interactions using the Alexa Skills Kit.

Speaker
Cami Williams
Evangelist, Alexa Skills Kit,
Amazon

2:15-3:15 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

Learn how to use the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to build cloud-based conversational AI into your product. Leverage the AVS Device SDK, choose a hardware development kit, and develop your product faster with an Alexa solution provider.

Speaker
Donn Morrill
Solutions Architect, Alexa Voice Service,
Amazon

3:30-4:30 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N262

In this session, you will learn about Alexa Gadgets – a new category of connected products and tools that enable creation of Alexa-connected products, and the future of voice first play. Hear from the GM of Alexa Gadgets, and how to utilize the Alexa Gadgets SDK to build immersive new products.

Speaker
Nathan Grice
Sr. Solutions Architect, Alexa Gadgets,
Amazon

9-11 AM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N262

Bring your laptop! You’ll build an Alexa skill using advanced Alexa Skills Kit features like Dialog Management, Entity Resolution, state management, session persistence, and maintaining context. While not required, you’ll get the most value if you’ve completed a tutorial: https://alexa.design/tutorials.

Speaker
Cami Williams
Evangelist, Alexa Skills Kit,
Amazon

11:30 AM-1:30 PM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N262

Get an early peek at the Alexa Gadgets Development Kit that will help you quickly develop Alexa-connected products! We will demonstrate how you can harness the power of the Alexa Gadgets SDK and Dev Kit to create interactive experiences with voice-controlled lights and motors.

Speaker
Zoe Adams
Principal Software Engineer, Alexa Gadgets,
Amazon

Speaker
Sanjay Voleti
Sr. Manager, Alexa Voice Service,
Amazon

2-4 PM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N262

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll use the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) and Intel’s Speech Enabling Dev Kit to build a voice-enabled prototype. Learn to design far-field speech recognition hardware, and leverage the AVS Device SDK to build robust client-side software.

Speaker
Fletcher Nelson
Sr. Technical Evangelist, Alexa Voice Service,
Amazon



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