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Colorado Inno: Hey Alexa, Get Me a Beer: Inside Handoff’s Voice Tech Alcohol Delivery

What do you do next? Leave the party and run to the store to grab another 12-pack of beer or a couple bottles of wine? Do you just turn out the lights and send everyone home?

Tommy Riley and his friends became all too familiar with this reality last summer. They’d draw straws to determine who would make the run out to the liquor store.

During their workdays, the team was building and exploring the applications of voice skills. Combining their unfortunate party experiences with this technical ability, they began to develop a voice skill that would allow users to order alcohol from their Alexa or Google Home.

In April, Riley and the Handoff Tech team launched its solution in Denver to provide alcohol delivery that could be ordered with a sentence or two.

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