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A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE STORIES

Voice assistants like Amazon Alexa are equipped with powerful speech recognition and language understanding. We leverage these technologies to help authors and storytellers engage audiences in new and exciting ways.

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MY BOX OF CHOCOLATES

Our voice app for Amazon Alexa pairs delicious virtual chocolates with bite-sized stories. Grab a chocolate. Enjoy the story alone or with a friend. Get inspired to tell your own story.

“ALEXA, OPEN TRICKY GENIE”

Try to outsmart the Tricky Genie and find the best solution in one of three sacks. Practice critical thinking skills and share a laugh with family and friends.

“ALEXA, LAUNCH TRICKY TEACHER”

Learn about science and history while trying to outwit the Tricky Teacher. Play with family and friends. Great for children ages 7 – 10.

“ALEXA, OPEN FAKE HISTORY”

Learn about science and history while trying to outwit the Tricky Teacher. Play with family and friends. Great for children ages 7 – 10.

WHAT’S HUTCH UP TO TODAY?

Who’s Hutch? Hutch is a kid in the 5th grade who has an adventure nearly every day. Some of Hutch’s adventures are just everyday experiences. Others are a bit more out of this world. On your Alexa-enabled device, say “Alexa, ask Hutch for a story” to hear a new adventure. Afterwards, try to answer a few questions to sharpen your listening comprehension skills.

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

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    Still Early Days, But Not for Long We’ve been talking a lot about the opportunities for authors in the world of voice first devices. It’s still early days. Lots of people own and use voice assistants, but most aren’t using them yet to hear stories. Still, it seems inevitable that we’ll be talking more and more to smart virtual personalities, like Amazon Alexa and Google […]

THE MINDS BEHIND TELLABLES

AMY STAPLETON

Retired from NASA, specializes in natural language and conversation, designs interactive story experiences and games for talking voice assistants and conversational robots.

COREY BASWELL

Senior web and voice user interface (VUI) architect and developer, specializes in enterprise, mobile, and voice applications.