Alexa Voice Service Integration For AWS Internet Of Things (IoT) Core

by Nov 28, 2019

Internet Of Things (IoT) Core From Amazon Web Services.

What is AWS IoT Core?

AWS IoT Core is a platform that enables you to…

  1. Connect devices to AWS Services and other devices.
  2. Secure data and interactions.
  3. Process and act upon device data.
  4. Allow applications to interact with devices even they are offline which helps in reducing Alexa built-in device costs considerably.

What can i do with AWS IoT Core ?

AWS IoT Core allows you to easily connect any number of devices to the cloud and to other devices.With support for custom and industry-standard protocols, your devices can easily  communicate with each other even if they are using different protocols.

How secure is AWS IoT Core?

IoT Core provides end-to-end encryption throughout all points of connection and also provides  automated configuration and authentication upon a device’s first connection to AWS IoT Core,which makes it impossible for data to be exchanged between devices and AWS IoT core without proven identity.

Can I use IoT Core with other AWS Services?

Yes, you can.In fact IoT Core makes it easy to use AWS services like AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon S3,Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service for even more powerful IoT applications.

What is Alexa Voice Service?

Alexa Voice Service is a cloud based service that allows device makers to integrate Alexa features and functions into a connected product.

What is  Alexa Voice Service Integration?

Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Integration is a new feature of AWS IoT Core that enables device makers to make any connected device an Alexa Built-in device. 

How Alexa Voice Service Integration can help reduce costs of built-in Alexa devices?

AVS for AWS IoT enables  Alexa Built-in functionality on MicroControllers that require less than 1MB embedded RAM by offloading memory and compute tasks to a virtual Alexa Built-in device in the cloud, thus reducing eBoM cost by up-to 50%.

What is the pricing of AWS IoT Core?

There is no minimum fees or any mandatory usage charges.Its  pay-as-you-go service with pricing calculated for the components used.For Details of components and pricing click here

What are the similar services offered by other Cloud Service Providers?

  •  Azure IoT Hub from Microsoft Azure.
  •  Cloud IoT Core from Google Cloud.


Get more info on AWS IoT Core here .

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