Services required to work with Amazon alexa..

  1. AWS Lambda
  2. Registered on Amazon Alexa Developer Console .

How It Works:

Alexa is a cloud service. Activating Alexa works differently based on the type of Alexa-enabled product. For far-field Alexa-enabled devices like the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, say the wake word to activate Alexa. For devices like Amazon Tap, activate Alexa by pressing the Talk or microphone button.

  1. The Alexa Skills Kit lets you teach Alexa new skills. Customers can access these new abilities by asking Alexa questions or making requests. You can build skills that provide users with many different types of abilities
  • Alexa Voice Service (AVS) : Use the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to add intelligent voice control to any connected product that has a microphone and speaker. AVS is now available for the UK and Germany.
  1. Create a personal AWS account
  2. Sign In To The Console of your AWS account.
  3. Click on the region drop-down next to your name on the top-right corner and select “US East (N. Virginia)” if you live in the US or “EU (Ireland)” if you live in the UK. These are the only two regions that support Alexa.
  4. Now click on Services on the top-left corner and go to Lambda under the Compute section



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