Amazon is launching a series of Alexa training


Amazon is expected control 70 percent of the voice-controlled speaker market this year.

Launching in partnership with Intel, “Alexa Dev Days” is Amazon’s new traveling event series that begins this month with sessions in Seattle, before heading out to other major U.S. It also includes Europe, including London, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Manchester, Dublin and more.

This will be followed by a focus on the design process itself, which will include time for attendees to brainstorm and share ideas with one another.

At Amazon, we believe that natural user interfaces, like those based on speech, represent the next major disruption in computing,” said Steve Rabuchin, Vice President of Alexa.

Amazon’s first big developer push, however, when it comes to getting Alexa skills built.

The Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processors now power two new Alexa devices from Amazon, the Echo Show and Echo Look. The company also introduced its Smart Home Hub at AWS.


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