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Getting Started with the Alexa Voice Service

Learn how to integrate Alexa with your product

Overview

The Alexa Voice Service (AVS) enables developers to integrate Alexa directly into their products, bringing the convenience of voice control to any connected device. With AVS, your product will enable users to stream media, request the weather forecast and local news, get updates on traffic conditions, ask general knowledge questions, set timers and alarms, query Wikipedia and much more. AVS provides developers with a full suite of resources to quickly and easily build Alexa-enabled products including APIs, SDKs, hardware development kits, and documentation.

This guide shows you how to go from learning about AVS to shipping your Alexa-enabled product.

Step 1: Sign up for email updates.

Step 2: Build your first prototype using our Java-based sample app.

Step 3: Start developing:

Need Help?

If you have any questions, comments, or encounter issues with the AVS API, please leverage the AVS Knowledge Base and Forum where we will actively monitor and respond to developer feedback and concerns.