You can now play with SpongeBob and Elmo on Amazon’s Alexa

You can now play with SpongeBob and Elmo on Amazon’s Alexa

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa now supports skills aimed for kids ages 13 and under, as spotted by TechCrunch.

 
 
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This provides developers with a simpler way to create voice apps for children, in a space where some may have been hesitant to do so because of strict child privacy protection laws.

Amazon says hundreds of developers have already expressed interest in developing skills for this age group, and rolled this feature out first to users in the US.Alexa skills are actions that users can add to their Alexa account and use via voice commands.

Parents can enable the new feature after verifying their identity through an SMS code, or by entering the security code of the credit card saved on their Amazon account.Some skills……

 
 

 

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