With Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) you can quickly and easily build products your customers will love, all at a fixed per-device cost. For your customers, products built with ACK include Alexa control through voice and mobile applications, Amazon’s Wi-Fi Simple Setup, and Amazon Dash Replenishment Service (optional). For developers, ACK enables you to connect your devices to Alexa without worrying about managing cloud services, writing an Alexa Skill, or developing complex networking and security firmware.
You can make any device a smart device. Your customers get Alexa control by voice and by touch, simple setup, and automatic reordering of consumables.
You don’t need to create or manage a cloud service, write an Alexa smart home skill, or develop complex networking and security firmware.
You prototype using the ACK development kit, integrate into your device using the ACK module and device SDK, and move to volume manufacturing when you’re ready.
You pay a low per-device fee that covers both the hardware module and ongoing use of the ACK cloud service.
Set up your device manufacturing process, conduct customer testing, and continue to develop your device’s firmware. If you’re a commercial manufacturer, contact us when you’re ready to move forward.
Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) is a managed service that makes it easy to integrate Alexa into your smart products. With ACK, you don't need to write an Alexa skill, manage a cloud service, or develop complex network and security firmware to connect your product to Alexa. Instead, you integrate the ACK module into your product and pay a one-time fixed cost. ACK provides the managed services, software, and tools you can use to develop and manage your Alexa-connected smart products on an ongoing basis. With an ACK-based smart product, your users benefit from Alexa device control and other features, such as Amazon's Wi-Fi simple setup. You can learn about Alexa Connect Kit features here, including:
Start by prototyping your product using ACK SDK and design your hardware module with an Amazon-qualified SoC for mass manufacturing. You can choose the level of customization for your device, and implement simple applications with just a few managed callbacks and APIs.
The ACK device SDK provides source code for your device-specific logic, including handling Alexa commands, generating device logs and metrics, and managing new device firmware.
The ACK module is an Amazon-managed system-on-module that you integrate you’re your device. It runs firmware the provides connection and communication between your device and ACK managed services.
The ACK development kits include a development board with an integrated ACK module and a sample host microcontroller. You can use the development kits and the ACK device SDK to build device prototypes.
The Eaton Wifi smart dimmer enables customers to control their lights using their voice or the Alexa app, and enable smart home automation with routines, groups, and more, no hub required. It also supports Frustration-Free Setup, making device setup as easy as plugging it in.
Control this 12 cup connected coffee maker with the Alexa® app or your Amazon® smart speaker for voice-enabled brewing or automatic brewing. Just say “Turn on the Coffee Maker.”
The Toshiba Smart WiFi Air Purifier can be controlled through the Alexa App or any Echo devices, making it easier to purify the air in your home from anywhere with just one-command. Plus it’s Certified for Humans, making setup with Alexa simple.
Artificial Christmas tree with LED lights from Mr. Christmas that works with Alexa - select the lighting color, turn the tree lights on/off or schedule your tree to turn on at the same time every day. Just say “Set my Christmas Tree to Multi-Color”, or “Turn on my Christmas Tree.”
You can accelerate and simplify your ACK development path by working with a variety of third parties that offer qualified pre-tested white-box solutions, hardware and software design, development, certification, and manufacturing services.