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 the UK and Germany. Learn how to build and launch products with Alexa for these regions on the AVS for the UK and Germany page »

How AVS Works

As an AVS developer, you can build products with access to Alexa’s growing list of capabilities and international availability through our regular API updates, feature launches, and from 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. 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 »

Cirrus Logic Launches New Audio Front End Solution for AVS

We’re excited to introduce the Voice Capture Dev Kit for AVS from Cirrus Logic, a leader in audio processing solutions. This hands-free audio front end solution is geared toward consumer audio OEMs and ODMs. It features the embedded CS47L24 Codec and dual-core DSP that integrates a high-performance DAC with a mono amp; digital MEMS microphones; and algorithms optimized for voice control, noise suppression, echo cancellation, and barge-in processing.

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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 »

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

Huawei Mate 9

The first Android smartphone featuring hands-free Amazon Alexa capabilities. Learn more »

Logitech ZeroTouch

A car phone holder with Amazon Alexa that brings hands-free voice control to any car. Learn more »

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