Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Overview
The Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit allows any Bluetooth-capable device manufacturer to enable Alexa through a Bluetooth connection. With the AMA Kit, Bluetooth devices, such as headphones, speakers, and wearable audio devices become Alexa endpoints by connecting directly with the Amazon Alexa app on a mobile device. The AMA Kit, which contains documentation and development tools, is available to Alexa Voice Service (AVS) developers to simplify development of AMA-compatible devices.
About the Alexa Mobile Accessory (AMA) Kit
Get a basic introduction to what the AMA Kit is and a high-level introduction on what's involved in implementing the AMA Kit in your Bluetooth accessory:
AMA Kit implementation requirements
Review the list of Bluetooth, hardware, and security requirements that your accessory must support to implement the AMA Kit:
Review the functional requirements that your Bluetooth accessory must meet to qualify as "Alexa Built-in" when implementing the AMA Kit:
AMA UX design overview
When designing your accessory, follow the AMA UX Design guidelines to make sure that the user experience for your device is consistent with other Alexa Built-in products:
AMA Kit media control interactions
The AMA Kit uses a combination of state and Media Control commands to control music playback for a user. Review the expected sequence of interactions for AMA Kit use cases involving music playback:
AMA Kit Setup Flow
Learn about the expected Out-of-box-experience for users who have purchased a Bluetooth accessory implementing AMA and want to start interacting with Alexa:
AMA Kit Protocol Specification
Read the instructions on how to access and download the AMA Kit protocol specification:
AMA Kit FAQs
Get answers to common questions about the AMA Kit:
Access the AMA Kit
Contact your Amazon Business Development representative to request access to the AMA Kit.
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Last updated: Nov 17, 2023