Alexa Smart Screen SDK

Create Delightful Screen-Based Devices with Alexa

Alexa Smart Screen SDK

Alexa Voice Service enables device makes to build screen-based products that compliment Alexa voice responses with rich visuals. The new Alexa Smart Screen and TV Device SDK enables you to bring feature-rich and differentiated products to market with flexible customer experience options for a variety of devices including ambient screens, smart displays, tablets, televisions, and more. The Alexa Smart Screen and TV Device SDK is available for Android and Linux platforms.



Simple Integration

Available for Android and Linux platforms - leverage the precompiled Android PacKage (APK) or use the C++ based Linux SDK to create screen-based Alexa built-in products with minimal software development effort.

Flexible Customer Experience

Flexible integration options so you can choose the best customer experience for your specific device type. Use embedded mic arrays, Bluetooth audio docks, or work with companion Alexa devices.

Rich Interactive Visuals

Bring rich interactive visual experiences to your devices with support for Alexa Presentation Language (APL) skills and leverage multiple screen modalities including 'Show Mode' for tablets and optimized layouts for TVs.

Rich Interactive Visuals



Lenovo Smart Tab

Lenovo used the Alexa Smart Screen and TV Device SDK for Android to build the Lenovo Smart Tab, a new line of voice-activated tablet solutions that feature Alexa built-in and 'Show Mode' for a more visual, immersivie Alexa experience. The Smart Tabs will enhance the way customers interact with their music, control smart home devices, and more.

LG TVs with Alexa Built-in

Alexa Smart Screen SDK powers LG’s award winning OLED, NanoCell and UHD Alexa built-in TVs, enabling TV customers to see a live feed of their smart camera, look up weather, and get access to more than 100,000 skills. Support for interactive Alexa visuals using Alexa Presentation Language (APL) means customers get more out of their TV; LG Alexa built-in TV customers can listen to their favorite music (“Alexa, play music from the 90s”), control their smart home (“Alexa, dim the living room lights”), play games (“Alexa, play Song Quiz”), and more.

See the entire line of LG AI TVs with Alexa built-in »



Prototype with the Alexa Smart Screen Development Kit:

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Work with qualified systems integratos ARRIS, Cisco IVP, DiscVision, and Technicolor: 

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Integrate the Amazon Alexa brand and increase product exposure:

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