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Amazon Alexa

What is Amazon Alexa?

Amazon Alexa is a voice-activated virtual assistant that powers the Amazon Echo, an internet-connected speaker. Users can interact with Alexa using their voice or by using the buttons on certain Echo models. For example, users can ask Alexa to play music, answer factual questions, set reminders and alarms, read the news and weather reports, create shopping lists, etc.

Amazon Alexa related topics include guides to setting up an Amazon Echo, creating new skills for the Amazon Echo, and new feature announcements. Other related articles include new tools and services available for Amazon Alexa developers, tips and best practices for working with Amazon's voice assistant, and tutorials on using the Skills Kit SDK.