Alexa Skill Blueprints - Create your own Family Trivia Game

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Amazon's Alexa Skill Blueprints appears to be a quick for one of the more frequent complaints associated with voice activated questions and responses: getting the right kind of answer the user wants.

Amazon has announced that Alexa users in the United States can now create their own custom Alexa Skills using Alexa Skills Blueprints.

You could also create a skill that includes helpful information for the babysitter, which could be triggered by the command, "Alexa, open My Sitter", Amazon suggests.

"Echo Spot combines the popular small design of Echo Dot with the added benefit of a display, and the features you love about Alexa into a stylish and compact device", Alexa Australia and New Zealand country manager Sylvia Ding said.

The company launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, a series of fill-in-the-blanks templates, that allow anyone to create a custom Alexa Skill in a few minutes. Because we can. Amazon emphasized that there's no limit to the numbers of skills you can create. Users can create skills for games, learning, connected home, and storytelling, according to the website. Basically I'm going to need to make Harvey. Click "Make Your Own" to then write your own trivia questions, possible answers, and choose which answer is correct for each question. Alexa Skill Blueprints will allow average household owners to customize a wide range of questions with questions and answers.

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The Echo Spot is a tiny device but packs quite the punch in terms of the amount of tech it houses.

A week after showcasing Alexa to over 10 thousand local industry members, Amazon has moved to further expand its voice capabilities in Australia, making its latest Echo product available for pre-order.

But families aren't the only ones would could take advantage of Alexa Blueprints. Skill or some other trivia Skill available.

The closest offering that Alexa rival Google Assistant has to Blueprints are "routines", which started to become available to Google Home users last month. You'll also be able to enable, disable and delete your skills.

Alexa Blueprints are available today in the USA only.

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