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Alexa for Cameras

By connecting your cameras devices to Alexa, you can enable your customers to ask Alexa to view live video feeds from your WiFi and wired smart home cameras on Echo Show, Echo Spot, and FireTV, as well as add support for 2-way communication and more.

Connecting Your Camera to Alexa
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Why Build with Alexa?

Here are just a few of the reasons customers love using Alexa connected cameras and other devices.

Live View

Enable your customers to view live streams from their smart home cameras on Alexa devices with screens.

2-Way Communication

Allow your customers to communicate via their cameras.

Recording Playback

Enable Customers to Access Recorded Video Feeds with Alexa via the Cameras Recap API

Watch How Arlo Voice-Enabled its Smart Cameras

Learn how Arlo used the Smart Home Skill API to connect their smart security cameras to Alexa to help customers protect what matters most. These cameras deliver live feeds that customers can access on their computer, tablet, smartphone, and, now, Echo Show devices.

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Example Devices

Featured Alexa Connected Cameras

You can build smart home products that customers can control from millions of Alexa devices. 

Wyze Cam

Wyze Labs
Technology: Smart Home Skill API
Certifications: Works With Alexa

Arlo Add-on Camera

Arlo
Technology: Smart Home Skill API
Certifications: Works With Alexa

YI Smart Home Camera

Yi
Technology: Smart Home Skill API
Certifications: Works With Alexa

Featured Alexa Built-in Products

You can optionally add a microphone and speaker to enable voice control in rooms that don’t have a separate device with Alexa Built-in.

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Additional Resources

Smart Home Security APIs
Smart Home Skill Device Template for Cameras
Best Practices for Building Alexa Smart Home Camera Skills

Next Step: Start Building

Use the Smart Home Skill API to connect your cloud-enabled camera to Alexa.