Is There an Echo in Here? Building Alexa Skills

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Is There an Echo in Here? Building Alexa Skills


Morgan Gerber


Tom Hudson


Marc Vandehey


Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Registrants who sign up online must check-in 15 minutes before the session start time to guarantee their spot. Walk-ups accepted on a first come, first served basis, and will begin 10 minutes before the start of each session.

*Laptop required.* This hands-on workshop invites non-developers and developers alike to learn about and build their own custom voice application. We will discuss best practices for designing Voice User Interfaces (VUI), and each attendee will leave the workshop having built a working Alexa Skill for the Echo voice platform.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Presentation
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner