Creating Esme & Roy Alexa Skill: HBO’s First Voice Experience for Kids

By Jenna Cheng

Voice assistants have moved beyond everyday commands and are becoming one of the most engaging platforms for entertainment. Conversational interface-based devices now offer an entirely new medium for entertainment brands to bring stories and characters to life, distribute content through voice, provide searchable news, and activate fans through engaging experiences.

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Success Story: Enabling Fans to Vote with Voice Apps

By The PullString Customer Success Team

A common request from voice assistant users is to ask for their favorite station, artist, or song. Others will ask for games like Jeopardy, Akinator, or Rock Paper Scissors. And if you enjoy shows like The Voice and X Factor, then you would have enjoyed the latest iHeartRadio Rising Star Alexa skill that was powered by the PullString Converse voice technology platform and tested for optimal user experience by Pulse Labs

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Is it Better to Build or Buy a Voice App Solution? Ask Yourself 3 Key Questions

By Patrick Ku

The incredible adoption of voice activated devices is driving brands to rapidly embark on a journey towards building engaging voice applications. In addition to identifying a voice-first use case to build, brands must also decide which tools and techniques their team should use to achieve this vision. In our evolution over the past seven years of building conversational experiences, we’ve seen it all, and want to share our key learnings and considerations when beginning your journey with voice.

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PullString Converse 1.3: Monetize Premium Content To Enrich Your Alexa Skill Experience

By Guillaume Privat

PullString Conversation Cloud’s incredible pace of innovation continues. Today, we are happy to announce our latest release of PullString Converse which enables our customers and partners to monetize Alexa Skills with premium content. In addition, you can create Alexa skills for the Italian and Spanish markets and develop skills with confidence that your work is safe and securely backed up with a new project snapshot functionality.

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Behind the Scenes: Creating the Westworld Skill on Amazon Alexa

By Jenna Cheng

 

Since our company was founded in 2011 by former Pixar executives, we have aspired to bring characters to life through computer conversation. With more than seven years of experience in the computer conversation space, predating the introduction of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, we’ve been at the forefront of innovation, building software and domain expertise to deliver incredible voice experiences.

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40+ Voice-First Use Cases for Enterprise Orgs

By Michael Fitzpatrick

 

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PullString Converse 1.1: A Revolutionary Approach to VUI Creation

By Guillaume Privat

Today, we are happy to announce the release of PullString Converse 1.1!

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Designing VUI with a Unified Approach

By Martin Reddy

 

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The Year Ahead for Voice Apps on Amazon Alexa

By Jessica Kitchens

There are some exciting new Amazon developer features currently in beta. Keep ahead of the pack by considering how these initiatives could impact future skill designs. Here’s a rundown of what we anticipate 2018 has in store!

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"Alexa, this is your holiday season!"

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Amazon announced that the Amazon Echo Dot was the number one selling product globally, from any manufacturer, in any category, over the past weekend!

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Announcing Amazon Alexa development integration and launch of The Grand Tour skill

By Lucas Ives

  Owners of devices with Alexa, including the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, have been trying out a new Alexa skill with audio recordings of the stars from the new Amazon video series “The Grand Tour.”D evelopers and non-technical writers can build their own Amazon Alexa skills on the PullString Platform .
 
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