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December 13, 2018

Brian Crum

We are excited to announce the Security Panel Controller API, enabling your customers to control their security systems via Alexa-enabled devices.

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November 20, 2018

Brian Crum

We are excited to announce the new Works with Alexa (WWA) console (beta), which provides a streamlined experience to help you achieve WWA certification for your smart devices.

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November 16, 2018

Brian Crum

We’re excited to introduce the Wake-on-LAN Controller, which enables customers to use Alexa to power on smart devices that have gone into a low power mode and cannot be woken up via the cloud.

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October 11, 2018

Brian Crum

Today, we are happy to announce new doorbell APIs for smart home cameras and doorbells, unlocking new customer scenarios in home automation and monitoring.

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August 28, 2018

Brian Crum

We’re excited to announce that contact and motion sensors can now be connected to Alexa, and that updates from sensors can now activate Alexa Routines, unlocking new customer scenarios in home automation, monitoring, and control.

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August 16, 2018

Brian Crum

Today, we are excited to announce the addition of the Cameras Recap API to the Smart Home Skill API so that your smart home camera skill can enable customers to view recorded smart home camera video feeds on Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, and Fire Tablets.

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July 30, 2018

Brian Crum

We are excited to announce proactive discovery and endpoint management, an addition to the Alexa Discovery APIs that allows customers to seamlessly update and maintain their devices and scenes with less direct interaction.

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July 19, 2018

Brian Crum

If you build lights, locks, or in-wall switches with Zigbee and certify with the Zigbee Alliance, you can easily add voice control with Alexa, and reach and delight more customers.

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June 29, 2018

Brian Crum

With a grand prize of $20,000, five bonus prizes of $5,000 each, a $5,000 prize for each of the 10 finalists, and an Echo Dot for each of the hundreds of eligible participants – thousands of developers registered for the Alexa Skills Challenge: Life Hacks with their eyes on the prize. 

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