Building an Alexa Skill With Xenioo (Part 2)

In our previous post, we’ve explored the very basic concepts behind the creation of a fully functional Alexa skill with Xenioo. In this second part, we’re going to delve deeper in other parts of advanced skill creation approaching topics like streaming, state management, and live publishing. Playing audio Sending audio to an Alexa device can be done in two ways: you either send a small sample, like a sound effect, or you send a longer and more complex streaming source. …

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Creating A Top-Notch Google Assistant Action With Xenioo

A little less than a couple of months ago, we released a brand new Xenioo channel enabling Alexa publishing. Today we’re thrilled to update our channel offer with yet another voice platform: Google Assistant! In this post we’re going to explore how the multi-channel approach of Xenioo works and how you can publish your chatbot as a Google Assistant Action. First things first What you need to start testing your Assistant Action is, of course, a Xenioo account and a …

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Building an Alexa Skill With Xenioo (Part 1)

The natural evolution of pure conversational chatbots is probably being transformed into fully functional voice assistants. Alexa, Google Assistant, Duplex and other emerging technologies will seamlessly integrate into our devices and offer conversational interactions that (hopefully) mimic real human interactions. Many have been asking us to make available this kind of integration inside Xenioo and our team have been working around the clock to make it happen. Right now you can design, build and deploy a marketplace ready Alexa skill by …

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Using NLP to Fuel Your Chatbot AI

Chatbots are quickly evolving and moving from the typical buttons-clicking experiences to a real, meaningful conversational experience. Multiple real world applications demand a deeper user relation and a better general usage experience. While probably not yet passing a touring test, your chatbot can already be of great help in multiple applications like first level support, customer inquiry and first contact management (to name a few). One of the latest Xenioo updates introduced a number of enhancements to the NLP sections …

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