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Majority of Alexa Now Running on Faster, More Cost-Effective Amazon EC2 Inf1 Instances

Today, we are announcing that the Amazon Alexa team has migrated the vast majority of their GPU-based machine learning inference workloads to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Inf1 instances, powered by AWS Inferentia. This resulted in…
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Registration for Amazon re:MARS 2020 is OPEN 🎉

Can you believe it? It’s almost time for re:MARS 2020 🎉!It’ll be from June 16-19 in Las Vegas, NV, with standard pricing at $1999. This year we have an all-new Amazon re:MARS Developer Day for engineers and…
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Chat with the Alexa Prize Finalists Today

The Alexa Prize is an annual competition designed to spur academic research and development in the field of conversational artificial intelligence. This year, students are working to build socialbots that can engage in a fun, high-quality…
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Davis just got superpowers! Announcing push notifications for Alexa and Slack

Imagine a device on your desktop that notifies you whenever there’s a problem with the applications you’re responsible for. No more logging into websites, watching dashboards, or distracting context switches. This is exactly what…
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Announcing Alexa for Business: Using Amazon Alexa’s Voice Enabled Devices for Workplaces

There are only a few things more integrated into my day-to-day life than Alexa. I use my Echo device and the enabled Alexa Skills for turning on lights in my home, checking video from my Echo Show to see who is ringing my doorbell, keeping track…