The Great Ad Contest

The Super Bowl is the number one television advertising event of the year, and many viewers are more interested in the awesome new ads they'll see than in the game itself! This excitement has led to the creation of some of the most famous, funny, and familiar ads of all time.…

2/3/19

On Friday, January 25th Amazon released a series of teaser clips about a top secret beta testing program for new Alexa technologies. No information about the results of this program have been announced, except for a cryptic and tantalizing invitation to turn into the "big game" on 2/3/19.…

Alexa Education Skills for Kids

Pulse Labs has published a report on the state of Alexa education skills for kids. The report provides an overview of the landscape for these skills, and then does a deep dive into usability testing results for five skills.…

Pulse Labs at re:Invent

Pulse Labs had the opportunity and the honor of attending re:Invent this year and co-presenting a talk with Alexa evangelist Paul Cutsinger on "Alexa Skill Developer Tools: Build Better Skills Faster"…

Pulse Labs Founders on the VUX World Podcast!

The Pulse Labs cofounders Abhishek Suthan and Dylan Zwick were guests on the VUX World podcast, and their interview is now available! You can check it out here - https://vux.world/vui-design-best-practice/…

Alexa Champion throws strikes with Pulse Labs

Baseball and summer are a 150-year-old tradition, and still going strong. The Seventh Inning Stretch skill from Terren Peterson, an Alexa Champion, celebrates that history by inviting you to play ball. Last year, Peterson published a useful and prescient article about the difficulty of testing voice applications. So this year,…

Alexa Skill Developer Finds Just The Right Words with Pulse Labs

When Kesha Williams was working on her latest Alexa game skill—Word Jumble—she wanted to continue the success she has had so far. She knew the key to that was delivering a compelling customer experience. She reached out to our team here at Pulse Labs to help make sure…