Alexa is the Amazon’s popular Virtual Assistant; the Alexa became popular in the past six months. It now has more than 1000 skills than earlier. Earlier Alexa was having only 100 skills when it was arrived now the third party skills are updated in the Alexa. The information regarding this update was mentioned by the Amazon on Friday.
With this skill, it will become the best cloud-based virtual assistant than earlier. Some of the features that included are Dominoes, Uber, Capital One, Fitbit, KAYAK, Smart Things, Haiku Home, Genady Okrain and Ken Westphalia.
The developers community is working hard for increasing the user experience. For example, if you want to order a pizza you can just say “Order the Pizza”, If you want to get a taxi all you have to say is “Call an Uber” with these easy and convenient process Amazon is looking forward to increasing the performance and user experience with the Alexa.
“Less than a year ago we released the Alexa Skills Kit, making it possible for any developer to create voice experiences for Alexa,” said Rob Pulciani, Director of Amazon Alexa
Amazon has included the update in the recent press release. Developers can also download and develop the skills that can work on that Alexa enabled devices. Amazon smart home API included with the Alexa Skill kit.
The capabilities of the Alexa has increased over time as it is gaining the popularity. This week that Alexa could end up becoming the fourth pillar of Amazon’s business, adding to Amazon Prime, its cloud business AWS, and its retail marketplace, said by the Amazon CEO and founder Jeff.
Jeff Bezos also said that more than 1,000 people were working on Alexa’s technology. But soon Amazon has to face the fierce competition from Google. Google will debut their Alexa and echo competitor which is Google Home in the month of May. Apple is also looking forward and working on the similar technology which works within the streaming devices like Apple TV, etc.