Amazon Releases Smart Home API for Alexa: Developers, Get Ready to Add 'Skills'
Amazon's Alexa line of products will soon get new home automation skills thanks to the release of an API by the company. Amazon is making a great effort to make Alexa -- the smarts behind the Echo -- a full platform. This effort includes enabling developers to add "skills" to the Echo, Tap, and Dot products. To aid developers in this process Amazon has released an API -- the Smart Home Skill API -- for the home automation segment.
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