Alexa has introduced a new category called Alexa Gadget which includes connected products and developer tools for the enhancement of voice interaction with compatible devices. New Alexa gadget SDK and Gadget Skill API will be empowering Alexa gadgets and these can be used to develop products that can transform a compatible echo device into a hub.
Let’s Have A Brief Look At This New Experiment Of Amazon Alexa
Alexa Gadgets SDK includes following APIs which can be used to build Alexa gadgets
For building an Alexa gadget that can react to the notification sent to the echo device.
Transfer inputs from the Alexa gadget through Echo device. This will help in taking actions within the skill and sending them back to the Alexa gadget
The actions of Alexa gadget from an echo device in real time
Manage your Alexa Gadget
How Alexa Gadgets SDK Is Being Used
Gemmy Industries have used an early preview of Alexa Gadgets SDK for making a new version of its iconic Big Mouth Billy Bass that moves lip syncs in reply to Amazon Music played by Alexa. Now the customers can have everything they like from original Big Mouth Billy Bass along with the new facility of delightful responding with Alexa actions.
Gadgets Skill API
How Gadgets Skill API Is Being Utilized
Several Game developers are implementing the preview of the Gadgets Skill API bringing number of new Echo Button-compatible skills, including Sounds Fun with Mike Epps, Trivial Pursuit from Hasbro, Fourth Down Football Trivia with Philip Rivers, Buzzer Beater Basketball Trivia with Karl-Anthony Towns, Beat the Intro from Musicplode, Full Count Baseball Trivia with Buster Posey from Ground Control.
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Alexa Gadgets SDK and Gadgets Skill API will be soon available for the developers who desire to build their own Alexa Gadgets or create skills for Echo Buttons.
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