voice apps

Alexa Shop Assistant directs you to the right aisle, answers product questions

Can Alexa help shoppers in large, retail stores where store associates are spread out and often hard to find? That’s the premise behind the hack, “Alexa Shop Assist,” presented today

StatMuse lets you ask a sports question and hear a response from an NFL star

StatMuse, the sports statistics database that can be queried using natural language inquiries, just announced that it’s become the second startup accepted into the NFL Players Association’

Amazon Alexa now responds to certain questions with skills that can help you when Alexa can’t

Amazon is making it easier for Echo and Alexa-powered device owners to find voice apps that extend the functionality of its virtual assistant. The company recently launched a new feature that has Alex

Amazon expands program that pays Alexa developers for top-performing voice apps

Amazon today announced a new program that gives developers a way to earn money for their Alexa skills – the voice apps that run on smart speakers like the Echo, and other Alexa-powered devices.

Life Bot’s new Alexa app can text you reminders, help with daily activities

A new voice app from Life Bot wants to make it easier to use Amazon Alexa as a digital assistant, by aiding with your daily routines and learning your personal preferences. At launch, Life Bot's Alexa

Silent Echo lets you chat with Alexa over Slack

Want to chat with Alexa via Slack? A new bot called Silent Echo now makes that possible. The idea is that there are times when you want to interact with Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, but yo

Sayspring raises $1.5M for software that lets designers prototype and test voice apps without coding

Sayspring, a startup that enables designers to create voice-enabled apps without code ahead of handing over projects to development, has just raised $1.5 million in funding for its efforts, the compan