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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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  • Halloween Box First Edition
    What’s Inside the Box? Our latest box of chocolates is all about Halloween. Savor the candies as you hear our chocolatiers talk about what happened in their chocolate shops over the Halloween season. Amber’s Halloween turned out to be more stressful than expected. Brandon was forced to confront some inner demons. Opal and Archie had several interesting customer encounters that you won’t want to miss. […]
  • What’s a Conversational Story?
    In this post we’ll describe the new art form of “conversational stories”, which are enabled by speech recognition technologies powering the latest generation of voice assistants. Our Definition of a Conversational Story We call ourselves a publisher of conversational stories. What do mean by conversational stories? Conversational Storytelling is made possible by platforms such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The underlying technology allows a […]

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.