Company Name : Open Source India

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:50PM IST (8:20AM GMT)
Amazon Alexa Supports Open Source India
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Amazon Alexa has come on board as a sponsor for the Open Source India event to be held in Bangalore from 11th to 12th October.
 
“Voice is going to be a big part of the future – we believe that voice will fundamentally improve the way people interact with technology. In the last one year, users in India have given us positive feedback on the natural and convenient user interface of Alexa. This experience was made possible not only because of Alexa's speech recognition and natural language understanding, but also because of a variety of localized skills by Indian developers”, said Dilip R.S., Country Manager for Alexa Skills, Amazon India. “By participating in OSI, we wish to reach out to a larger base of active developers and industry influencers to think about voice-enabling their ideas for Indian customers.
 
India is a hub of software developers and professionals with a base of over 3.7MM, second only to the US (4MM) in the world. Voice-tech is the next disruption in the Indian consumer’s journey and we want developers to be future ready with this technology. Building Alexa skills is fun and very easy with our free and publicly available Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples. With ASK, open source developers can leverage Amazon’s knowledge in voice design to build quickly and easily. 
 
“We are excited to have Alexa Skills partner with us for Open Source India 2018. Voice is indeed the next big thing in technology and we hope to see the developers and technology decision-makers at OSI gain valuable insights on this aspect and align their development plans with making products voice-enabled”, said Rahul Chopra, Editorial Director, EFY Group, the organizers of Open Source India.
 
As an open source developer, you can build capabilities, or voice-based skills, that make Alexa smarter and make everyday tasks faster, easier, and more delightful for customers. Thousands of Indian developers have already built skills using the Alexa Skills Kit during the last year. These localised Alexa skills range from accessing information to availing services, interactive experiences, playing games, educational content and so on.
About Open Source India

Open Source India (OSI) is an attempt by the team at Open Source For You magazine in partnership with India’s Open Source community and industry—to bring various stake-holders under one roof. The mission of OSI is simple—to accelerate development and deployment of Open Source in India, and beyond. For more details, visit www.OpenSourceIndia.in
Source: BUSINESS WIRE INDIA

Click here for Media Contact Details

Sudeshna Das,ComConnect Consulting,+91-9999337990 ,Info@comconnect.in


More News from Open Source India

Open Source India 2017 Breaks Past Records

30/10/2017 10:38AM

The EFY Group, India's leading tech-media group and organiser of Open Source India 2017 event, today announced that the 14th edition of the event, which happened on 13th & 14th of October, 2017 at NIMHANS Convention ...

Kerala Government's ICFOSS Supports Open Source India

27/06/2018 11:30AM

It is rare to see Government agencies partner with Open Source events. Especially, it is hard to find such initiatives by a State Government. However, Kerala as a state has always been a pathbreaker. International ...

OSI Days 2011: The Power of Open Source

23/11/2011 5:15PM

Free and open source software is the future of the technology world. FOSS is not just about opening the software but is also about opening the mindset. Open Source India 2011 concluded on this positive note, only to ...


Similar News

Western Union Teams Up with Thunes to Expand Payout Capabilities to Mobile Wallets

19/03/2019 1:05PM

Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, has teamed up with Thunes, a cross-border payments network for emerging markets, to enable Western Union customers to send funds ...

Kohler Celebrates the Details of Design at Milan Design Week 2019

19/03/2019 1:00PM

Kohler, a global lifestyle brand, returns to Milan Design Week to host an enticing sensory experience inside the historic Palazzo Del Senato (via Senato, 10, 20121 Milan, Italy). The large-scale immersive exhibit ...