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What is Alexa?

It is a cloud-based voice service and the brain behind tens of millions of devices including the Echo family of devices, FireTV, Fire Tablet, and third-party devices. You can build voice experiences, or skills, that make everyday tasks faster, easier, and more delightful for customers.
Alexa is a tool in the Voice and SMS category of a tech stack.

Who uses Alexa?

3 companies reportedly use Alexa in their tech stacks, including Feather Direct, LLC, Crit Cola, and Quillie.

28 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Alexa.

Why developers like Alexa?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Alexa
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Alexa Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Alexa?
Twilio offers developers a powerful API for phone services to make and receive phone calls, and send and receive text messages. Their product allows programmers to more easily integrate various communication methods into their software and programs.
Nexmo connects your apps directly to carriers around the world. Integrate SMS and Voice messages using one simple API. Use Nexmo Verity to register users, verify transactions, and implement two factor authentication.
Plivo provides basic building block APIs in the form of Plivo XML and HTTP API, to create telephony apps, so developers can completely do away with learning the nitty-gritty of the telephony plumbing.
Postscript lets you easily create and manage SMS marketing campaigns with detailed analytics designed to increase sales and revenue, not just clicks.
It adds the clarity and emotion of face-to-face communication to your brand whether you're developing for the web, iOS, or Android. We make the integration of high-quality live video a breeze so that you can focus on building a great product.
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Alexa's Followers
28 developers follow Alexa to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Klaus Pittig
John Alton
Gordan Trevis
Tauhid Ahmed
Yogesh Darji
Vikram Dutt
Pravin Kumar