Enabling Voice-driven Smart Home Experiences with Amazon Alexa
Alexa, the voice service that powers Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap and Amazon Fire TV, provides a set of built-in abilities, or skills, that enable customers to interact with smart home devices in a more intuitive way using voice. Examples of these skills include the ability to control thermostats, dim lights, play music, answer general questions, set an alarm or timer and more. Customers can then access these new skills simply by asking Alexa a question or making a command. This session will be walk through the latest Alexa platform offerings, Smart Home Skill API, and showcase what is possible today.