The top-level .BOT domain was launched by Amazon in 2018, and has quickly become a success story. The domain is designed to accompany Amazon’s strategy for community-led AI development. Learn more about Amazon’s impact on the TLD industry.
It does this by allowing the developers of bots to publish their creations on a searchable domain. Bots are small, AI-driven pieces of software that allow users to interact with their devices in new and intuitive ways. Some of the most popular bots have been those developed for Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant, which add functionality to the base AI that Amazon provides.
Amazon has announced a discovery tool for Alexa skills using HOME.BOT.
The .BOT domain extension is part of Amazon’s strategy for the artificial intelligence market. Eligibility is currently limited to owners of published software bots. Amazon intends to utilize .BOT as a discovery tool for artificial intelligence applications. The HOME.BOT tool enables consumers to discover new and interesting Alexa skills that help them complete a task or solve a problem and serves as a new way for customers to discover skills, providing them the ability to browse skills through a rotating selection of Amazon-curated tasks and skills collections. For more information, go to https://www.encirca.com/bot.
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