VentureBeat’s Khari Johnson made a pretty strong argument in late December that Amazon and Microsoft were the winners of the 2016 chat wars. However, I think he is using the wrong lens for evaluation.
Voicebot recently caught up with Travis L. Teague, a pioneer in the Amazon Alexa development community, to get his take on the current state of voice application development on the Alexa, Google Home and Mycroft platforms.
Healthtap’s Doctor A.I. app is now an Alexa skill. Users can give Alexa their symptoms and the Doctor A.I. app will tell them the necessary actions to take or if they should go see their doctor.
Logitech introduced its new ZeroTouch app-and-dock system which brings Amazon Alexa control to your car.
Today Amazon launched a new page featuring 27 Alexa Skill developers and tech tool providers on its Amazon Developer website.
Starbucks nows lets you place an order for your favorite coffee drink through Amazon Alexa.