Alexa Voice Service

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

Integrate Alexa Into Your Product

Use the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) to add intelligent voice control to any connected product that has a microphone and speaker. Your customers will be able to ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, get news and local information, control smart home products, and more on their voice-enabled products.

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AVS is now available for India, Japan, the UK, Germany, and Austria. Learn how to build and launch products with Alexa for these regions on the AVS for International page »

How AVS Works
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. Learn more about AVS localization »

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. Build a prototype with Raspberry Pi »

Intel announces the Speech Enabling Dev Kit for the Alexa Voice Service

A complete audio front end solution by Intel, designed to quickly bring new far-field Alexa-enabled products to market. The dev kit is the first audio front end solution that combines far-field voice processing and "Alexa" wake word detection on a single chip.

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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. Submit for review »

Learn more about launching with AVS »

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 below, and shop available products on the Alexa-Enabled Storefront.

ecobee4

The smart thermostat with built-in Alexa Voice Service and far-field voice control. Learn more »

HTC U11

The world's first smartphone with hands-free Amazon Alexa. Learn more »

The Eufy Genie

Add far-field Alexa voice control to every room in the home with this speaker from Anker. Learn more »

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