Alternative products to Alexa Skill Kit

Alexa Skill Kit

Effortless Alexa Skill development with AWS Lambda

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BotTalk

Create Alexa skills and Google Assistant actions with Markup

BotTalk is platform to create Complex Alexa Skills and Google Assistant Actions

with simple markup language. No Programming. So Servers. No Headache. Write once - deploy everywhere.

Medium
Following best practices of Voice Interface Creation - to create complex Skills - we need to first start with a use case, then draft the mind map of the dialog flow. And only after that start writing the logic. Mixing this steps is a bad practice. And that's why BotTalk encourages the separation of these three distinct phases of skill creation.
Medium
BotTalk is not a minimalist drag-and-drop tool, it's a metropolis. One filled with all the major features needed to run engaging, interesting and beautiful Alexa Skills and Google Home Actions. This means there's a lot to learn! But it also means you can learn it piece by piece.
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Api to bot

Convert your API to Alexa skill or Google Home app in 5 mins

Convert your REST API to a voice application for Alexa or Google assistant in few minutes.

Check out this video were we create an Alexa skill for product hunt in 3 minutes.

Medium
In this tutorial we will create an Alexa skill to get weather information using the open weather map API. Currently, if you wanted to create an Alexa skill that talks to an API, you need to write a custom lambda function using one of the supported languages (NodeJS, Python, or Java).
7 Alternatives to Api to bot

Jovo

🗣 Build cross-platform apps for Alexa and Google Home

Jovo is an open-source framework for voice apps. Build one code base that works on both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Including analytics + database integrations, and more.

Voicebot
Jovo today announced the public availability of its open-source voice app development framework. Company founders Jan König and Alex Swetlow recognized that the rise of voice assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant would cause usability problems around enforcing a consistent, continuous and complementary user experience across devices.
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Alexa for Business

Using Amazon Alexa’s voice enabled devices for workplaces

Alexa for Business is a new service that enables businesses and organizations to bring Alexa into the workplace at scale.

The Verge
Amazon's business subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, has announced a new initiative to get companies using Alexa in the office. The company imagines that the virtual assistant will help employees launch conference calls, organize room bookings, and even wrangle with their expenses.
TechCrunch
The interface is evolving. What has long been dominated by screens of all shapes and sizes is now being encroached upon by the voice. And while many companies are building voice interfaces - Apple with Siri, Google with Assistant, and Microsoft with Cortana - none are quite as dominant as Amazon has been with Alexa.
10 Alternatives to Alexa for Business

Subcast

Podcasts as simple as radio.

Subcast is a platform for smart radio stations that stream on Alexa, iPhone, and Android. The Subcast Stations are curated by podcast fans, so they stream the best stuff on topics like "Learn Something", "Business Builders", "Science", and more. We also pay attention to what you like and don't like, so it gets better the more you listen.

13 Alternatives to Subcast

Chompers

Alexa skill for kids that makes tooth brushing fun

Chompers is an Alexa skill that makes it easy to get your kids to brush their teeth.

WSJ
Podcasting company Gimlet Media is launching its first show for Amazon Alexa, part of a broader push into content for voice assistants.
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PullString Converse

Design, prototype, publish voice apps for Alexa in minutes

PullString Converse is focused on empowering digital professionals, brand specialists, digital marketers, and agency folks of all kinds to dive in and create interactive dialog.

Pullstring
We are excited to announce PullString Converse today. In large part due to platforms like Alexa, Google Assistant, and others, it is now obvious that voice will power the next generational change in computing. PullString has built some of the highest quality computer conversation in market over the past several years with leading brands and creative agencies… See more
9 Alternatives to PullString Converse

The Engine eCommerce voice analytics tool is an Alexa Skill for store owners that want their daily store performance delivered as part of their routine. Simply enable the skill and then ask Alexa for your daily snapshot!

Use this information for your daily benchmarks and high level talks about your store. Lots more features are coming soon!

5 Alternatives to Engine eCommerce Voice Analytics Skill

Lovely Notes Alexa Skill

Daily note-writing prompts to make your friends smile.

Lovely Notes is an Alexa Skill that gives you daily prompts to make your partner, room mate, kiddo, or best friend smile!

BuzzFeed Community
I started leaving post-it notes for my girlfriend and daughter a couple years ago, and the benefits have been amazing. Not only does it bring a smile to their face, and a little bit of discovery to their morning, it also gave me an entirely new perspective and appreciation for them by forcing me to think of how wonderful they are first thing in the morning.
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ApiToBot Flash Briefing

Quickly create Alexa flash briefing skills without coding

Create an Alexa Flash Briefing Skill in minutes from any source: RSS feed, API or manual entry

View our demo video where we create skill for Product hunt in 2 mins

Create skills like ‘Top offers for the day’ using your API to update users about your product daily

Instantly create a flash briefing skill for your blog on Medium or WordPress

Medium
Flash briefing skills are the most common skills being created on the Alexa platform. Many major content creators already have their skills developed and published to keep their users engaged. ApiToBot is making it easy for anyone to create flash briefing skills.
9 Alternatives to ApiToBot Flash Briefing

Westworld: The Maze

Live out Westworld with your Amazon Echo

Are you sure this game is meant for you? To find out, become a host and move through Westworld on 60 possible paths to consciousness, built from show sound effects, storylines and over 2 hours of unique gameplay.

Adage
Working on a condensed, 15-week timeline, 360i and HBO created "Westworld: The Maze," an Amazon Alexa voice skill that lets players control the actions of a "host," an artificial humanoid in the show's Western theme park, on a quest for personhood. Here's how they built an all-audio feat of conversational AI.
Twitter
PullString powers the new WestWorld Alexa skill and enabled the 360i and HBO team to produce and release it in record time. https://t.co/n42fyACtFi See more
WIRED
This Amazon Echo doesn't seem to understand that all I want is a whiskey. I'm seated in the Tribeca offices of marketing firm 360i and the haunting voice coming out of its little speaker just says, "Never heard of it."
8 Alternatives to Westworld: The Maze

Effct

SAAS platform to help you publish audio content on Alexa

Effct is SAAS platform to publish your audio content on Alexa as either a flash briefing or white labeled podcast skill easily and quickly.

Social Media Examiner
Want a new way to deliver content to customers and prospects? Wondering how Amazon's Echo or Echo Dot can help? In this article, you'll discover how to set up an Amazon Alexa flash briefing to regularly deliver product updates, event information, and expert tips to an engaged audience.
emilybinder.com
This article explains 1) why smart speakers are a great marketing opportunity and 2) how to create your own brief for free with Effct.co (click here to skip to setup instructions). Most other guides out there don't tell you how to handle automatic scheduling once you have your RSS feed.
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