Creating sophisticated, intelligent applications that listen and respond in natural language is getting easier. Amazon’s Lex and Polly pack the power of Alexa’s voice recognition, AI, and speech synthesis into a robust set of APIs, allowing developers to create specialized virtual assistants.
Greg Bulmash walks you through building a cross-platform application that works on both mobile and desktop clients, using Lex and Polly to perform a number of useful tasks—and a few entertaining ones.
Greg Bulmash is a technical evangelist at Amazon. Greg’s experience ranges from emceeing at a major comedy club to running the homepage of one of the most popular sites in the world to managing a volunteer organization providing free weekly computer programming education to local children. He holds a degree in storytelling and multiple certifications in programming.
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