Alexa is Amazon’s voice service and the brain behind tens of millions of devices like the Echo family of devices including Echo Show and Echo Spot. Alexa provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to create a more personalized experience. There are now tens of thousands of skills from companies like Starbucks, Uber, and Capital One as well as other innovative designers and developers.
The Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples that makes it fast and easy for you to add skills to Alexa. ASK enables designers, developers, and brands to build engaging skills and reach customers through tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices. With ASK, you can leverage Amazon’s knowledge and pioneering work in the field of voice design.
Reach customers where they are through tens of millions of devices with Alexa. Engage with customers through the Echo family of devices, Fire TV, Fire Tablet, Alexa-enabled third-party devices such as Sonos One speakers and ecobee smart thermostats, and more.
Get to know the Alexa Skills Kit and learn how you can add voice to your big idea.
Learn how to design for voice and start sketching out your skill's interaction.
Build your skill in the cloud with our toolkit, no coding knowledge required.
Build and submit your best life hack skill for a chance to win your share of $250,000 in cash and prizes.
Dissect the data from your JSON requests to uncover information you can use to enhance your skills.
Our two new features, in-skill purchasing and Amazon Pay, are available in developer preview.