So far, users can choose from more than 20 different blueprints, including games and quizzes, instructions for house guests and babysitters and the ability to create audio stories.
Any blueprint-made skills you make will show up on the "Skills You've Made" section of the blueprints website.
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.
The new smart speaker comes in a smaller design compared to Amazon's other voice controlled devices, and includes a circular display screen to complement Alexa, the smart assistant that powers Echo devices.
On Thursday Amazon announced a new feature designed for its line of smart speakers. Alexa Skill Blueprints will allow average household owners to customize a wide range of questions with questions and answers. Amazon hasn't set a limit on how many skills can be created by users, but it has set a limit on where the feature is available as it's now only live for users in the US with no word on when it will expand to other regions.
When you're ready to build, simply click the "Make Your Own" button toward the top of the blueprint page. Clicking on a blueprint takes users to an overview page.
How do you find your custom Alexa skills?The first thing you'll need to do is fill in the content for the skill.
With compatible smart home devices, Echo Spot can integrate all of the smart home capabilities that customers love about Alexa-turn on the lights, view your live camera feed from the nursery, set up Routines, control the temperature and more. When you're finished, the skill will be available on all Alexa-enabled devices with your account; they won't be available to the general public. Where IFTTT connects with all manner of apps and services, Alexa Blueprints is mostly still kept to itself.
For now, Alexa Blueprints are only available to customers in the United States.