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Register Now for Alexa Live 2021 to Invent the Future of Ambient Computing—Together

Register Now for Alexa Live 2021 to Invent the Future of Ambient Computing—Together

Consumers are increasingly turning to AI assistants such as Amazon Alexa to control other devices in their home and automate simple, monotonous tasks. As such, AWS customers building smart consumers products are increasingly added Alexa voice to their devices, either by ensuring their devices Work With Alexa or have Alexa Built-in. For example, AWS IoT […]

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AWS is How LG Creates Better Customer Experiences

“AWS is how”: LG Electronics makes life good with smarter, happier homes

The dream of creating a smart home, where all appliances and electronics could be controlled from a central computer hub, began to take shape in 1965, when a Westinghouse engineer, Jim Sutherland, developed the first home computer, the ECHO IV. Sutherland integrated the ECHO IV into his home’s electronic systems, and he and his family […]

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AWS IoT named Best Consumer IoT Solution at 2020 IoT World Awards

AWS IoT Named “Best Consumer IoT Solution” at 2020 IoT World Awards

At AWS, we build technology to help customers and partners like Bose, Vizio, LG, British Gas Centrica Connected Home, Ayla, NXP, and more solve real world problems and unlock possibilities to create better business outcomes and new consumer experiences. Yesterday, IoT World named AWS IoT the “Best Consumer IoT Solution” for 2020. We are grateful to […]

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Amazon re:MARS will take place June 16-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Registration for Amazon re:MARS Is Now Open

Editor’s Note: We have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19, and after much consideration, we have made the decision to cancel re:MARS 2020. Our top priority is the well-being of our employees, customers, partners, and event attendees. Over the course of the coming weeks, we will explore other ways to engage the community. To […]

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Voice Enable Devices with AWS IoT and Amazon Alexa

Implement a Connected Building with Amazon Alexa and AWS IoT

This post covers the use case of an organization creating voice-enabled features for its customers. The example use case is building a smart hotel environment that allows hotel guests and employees to use voice commands to control devices within hotel rooms. Throughout this post, we focus on the integration between Amazon Alexa, Amazon API Gateway, […]

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Alexa Voice Service Integration for AWS IoT Core

Introducing Alexa Voice Service Integration for AWS IoT Core, a new way to cost-effectively bring Alexa Voice to any type of connected device

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. AVS for AWS IoT reduces both the cost and complexity of producing Alexa Built-in devices by offloading compute and memory intensive tasks from physical devices to the cloud. With […]

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How to Install a Face Recognition Model at the Edge with AWS IoT Greengrass

How to Install a Face Recognition Model at the Edge with AWS IoT Greengrass

Editor Note: This post is co-authored by Gong Xinyue, one of Global Accounts Solution Architects. You might already know how to use AWS IoT Core and AWS IoT Greengrass for remote device communication and control. With AWS IoT Greengrass Machine Learning (ML) Inference, you can run machine learning models on your local devices without any […]

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