When will you support more channels?
The Bot Service team is always evaluating new channels and usage telemetry. You can provide suggestions for new Bot Service channels here and within GitHub repositories.
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Related questions and answers
To convert an existing V4 bot a skill, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/bot-service/skill-implement-skill?view=azure-bot-service-4.0&tabs=cs
Yes, bots support speech through a Direct Line Speech channel.
To link accounts to a Virtual Assistant, please check out: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/howto/virtual-assistant/linkedaccounts/
To use the Virtual Assistant Android Client, please check out: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/howto/samples/vaclient_android/
You can see the comprehensive feature set for the Virtual Assistant Android Client here: https://microsoft.github.io/botframework-solutions/reference/samples/vaclient_android/
Examples of Power BI dashboards are provided in the Power BI Analytics sample, highlighting how to gain insights on your bot's performance and quality.
Azure services are pay-as-you-go: for example, per hour of compute or per a message sent. This way, you only pay for the resources you use and can cancel anytime.