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Building a Device with Alexa

Creat devices with Alexa Built-in that your customers can talk to. With AVS, your device gains instant access to the growing number of Alexa capabilities including skills, media providers, and international availability. The AVS speech engine lives in the cloud and is made available through public API. Amazon provides you with options for how to connect with our API and build your devices, whether with development and prototyping tools like the Device SDKs and hardware development kits, or by working with qualified solution providers including Systems Integrators and Original Design Manufacturers.

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Building a Device with Alexa

SDKs for Device Makers

AVS Device SDK

Create products with Alexa Built-in using this C++ based SDK that connects your device to the AVS cloud and handles all Alexa voice interactions. Ideal for products like smart speakers, and includes support for multi-room music, communications, smart home capabilties, and more. 

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Alexa Smart Screen SDK

Build screen-based products that complement Alexa voice responses with rich visuals. Features a core rendering engine for Alexa Presentation Language (APL) visuals. Includes support for television experiences with partial panels and full-screen visuals.

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Alexa Auto SDK

Simplify the integration of Alexa into in-vehicle infotainment systems. Includes C++ source and libraries so your vehicle can process audio, establish connection with and handle all Alexa interactions. Supports Android and QNX operating systems on ARM and x86 processors. 

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Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit

Enable on-the-go Alexa voice experiences on Bluetooth audio devices that connect with the Amazon Alexa App on Android and iOS smartphones. Ideal for portable devices like headphones, bluetooth speakers, hearables, and fitness devices.

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AVS Integration for AWS IoT Core

Create cost-effective products with Alexa Built-in on microcontroller-class chipsets by leveraging the AVS integration for AWS IoT Core and offloading memory and compute-intensive processes to the cloud. Ideal for resource constrained products such as light switches, thermostats, and small appliances.

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Solution Providers

Dev Kits

Development Kits for AVS are reference solutions for creating devices with Alexa built-in. They include voice processing hardware and client software, helping you easily build voice-forward products while reducing cost and accelerating the integration process. 

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Original Design Manufacturers

Amazon works with select Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) to provide commercial device makers with a simplified Alexa integration path. The ODMs offer turnkey solutions and streamlined processes for designing, testing, and manufacturing devices with Alexa built-in. 

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Systems Integrators

Amazon works with select Systems Integrators (SIs) to help commercial device manufacturers bring new devices with Alexa built-in to market. The Systems Integrators provide hardware modules, software, and services that accelerate the implementation, delivery, and support of devices with Alexa built-in. 

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Consulting and Professional Services

Consulting and Professional Services (CPS) firms can help companies develop and launch new Alexa-based products. They offer a full spectrum of services, including Ideation, Design, Prototyping, Market Testing, Product Launch, and Post-Launch services.

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