Alexa Voice Service

Bring Alexa to your connected products with Amazon's intelligent cloud-based voice service
How AVS Works

As an AVS developer, you can build products with access to Alexa’s growing list of capabilities through our regular API updates, feature launches, and from the thousands of Alexa skills contributed by our active developer community. Best of all, AVS is free to use.

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Natural Voice Control

Alexa has finely tuned automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU) engines that recognize and respond to voice requests instantly. See more AVS features »

Always Getting Smarter

Alexa is always getting smarter with new capabilities and services through machine learning, regular API updates, feature launches, and custom skills from the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK).

Free, Easy Integration

The AVS API is a programming language agnostic service that makes it easy to integrate Alexa into your devices, services, and applications. Best of all, it’s free. Get started »

Conexant's Development Kit for Amazon Alexa

Announcing Conexant’s Development Kit for Amazon Alexa, a reference solution for building commercial-grade products with AVS. This kit is a cost-effective, hands-free solution that streamlines the design and implementation of audio front end systems, making it easier to build and launch products with Alexa.

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Design Voice Experiences

Whether you’re building a hand-held device like a TV remote or developing a hands-free experience for a connected speaker, AVS provides flexibility to design the best voice experience for your product.

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Build Alexa Directly into Your Device

AVS provides hardware and software development tools to help you easily build products with Alexa.

Whether you're building a hand-held device like a TV remote or smart watch or developing a hands-free experience for a connected speaker or home intercom system, we provide you with the development tools to create the best user experience for your Alexa-enabled product.

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Launch New Products with Alexa

Our Marketing and Brand Guidelines will provide you with an Amazon Alexa brand and messaging overview for how to integrate Alexa into your marketing, including packaging, promotional materials, and advertising. It also includes an overview of marketing recommendations and opportunities.

Your product will also need to go through certification for access to Amazon Music, Audible, and/or third-party media services.

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See What Others Have Built With Alexa

The Alexa family of devices gets bigger every day. Learn how these companies voice-enabled their products in our Developer Spotlight series.


The smart home intercom that's always getting smarter with Amazon Alexa. Learn more »


A new smart portable speaker with the Alexa Voice Service. Learn more »

JAM Voice

Portable Wi-Fi speakers with Alexa that you can pair together to play music in the home. Learn more »

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