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Amazon India, HackerEarth partner for Alexa hackathon

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

on Wednesday announced a partnership with Bengaluru-based for its first virtual (AI) for Alexa in the country.

This unique is aimed at building more engaging skills for Alexa, which is the Cloud-based voice assistant, including Echo.

"The AI with will showcase the potential of the developer community in to build voice skills for Alexa," Dilip RS, for Kit, Amazon, said in a statement.

The contest will encourage developers to think outside of the traditional application development approach and embrace a voice-first design approach.

The participants will be given access to the Kit (ASK) -- a set of free, self-service, public APIs that developers can utilise to easily create new experiences for Alexa.

The ASK is a useful tool for independent developers, designers and brands to create new ways to engage Alexa.

"It is a great honour to collaborate with for the AI Hackathon. This hackathon will provide a platform for eager participants to create amazing new skills for Indian users,"said Sachin Gupta, CEO and Cofounder,

The registration process for hackathon will conclude on April 1.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 15:00 IST
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