Alexa Skill is like an application but built on Alexa that can perform a set of functions based on the user utterances. Businesses can add skills to Alexa to allow their consumers to perform a set of tasks directly from Alexa.
Alexa skills are being added to enable users to interact with businesses directly through their smart devices and increase their discoverability. For eg: "Alexa, Play Music by [Artist Name]" would play a song created by that particular artist. Amazon boasts to have over 100,000 alexa skills but most of them are rarely used.
We're frequently asked by our customers, "How does Slang Retail Assistant compare to Google Voice Search?" so we ran a benchmarking test where we compared their performances. Read this blog post for a quick summary!
How to mitigate challenges in designing software at an early-stage startup
Slang Labs becomes one of the first players in the In-App Voice Assistant space globally to be backed by Google