Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Home Entertainment Amazon Alexa can read your Wordpress blog posts aloud

Amazon Alexa can read your WordPress blog posts aloud

Last April, Amazon released a tool called Alexa Skill Blueprints, which allows anyone to create a language skill from a variety of templates. The idea was that users could create their own quizzes, chore charts and custom greetings without knowing any code.

Now, Amazon will allow users to share these blueprints with other echo users or publish them to the Alexa Skills Store, where they will live alongside Alexa's existing 80,000 language skills. This could allow educators to publish their own flashcards or trivia freaks to distribute their own tests.

Amazon also adds some new types of blueprints: WordPress users can read Alexa posts from an RSS feed, while universities or spiritual groups can share recorded audio. (It sounds like the latter is being tested before being released by Amazon.) Alexa's Flash Briefing skill also opens to local news agencies and community groups so they can upload recorded audio.

Blueprints were a bit unpredictable in the last year, but posting dynamic sources of content (such as blog posts) could make them much more interesting.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Must Read

Mercato: no offer from PSG for Milinkovic-Savic according to Lazio Rome

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is one of Europe's most highly regarded midfielders. The 24-year-old international Serbian player (12 caps) is playing at Lazio Rome and his...

A neo-Nazi confesses the murder of the German politician Walter Lübcke

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer reported today that the neonazi Stephan Ernst has confessed the murder of the German local politician Walter Lübcke,...

The most vulnerable receive a minimum income that is up to 400 euros depending on where they reside

To guarantee a basic income, the benefits that most resemble those of other countries are the minimum income of the autonomous communities. On said...

Megan Rapinoe, the face of Trump's resistance in the Women's World Cup

Megan Rapinoe has become one of the main focuses of attention of the France Women's World Cup 2019, not only for its performances inside...

Iran: In case of war, Trump assures he does not need to send ground troops

In the run-up to the G20 weekend in Japan, the US president said he would discuss tensions with Iran on the sidelines of the...