Amazon's new Alexa Skill Builder certification was released in January. We immediately signed up for the test and today received the results! We are now an Amazon Certified Alexa Developer firm! The test was actually incredibly difficult and dealt with more more real-life scenarios than theoretical ones. We were pleased to see this approach taken… Continue reading Certified Alexa Developer!
Are you a Raspberry Pi or Arduino enthusiast? Do you love building your own projects and IoT experiments? Love using sensors in your projects and wish there were a way you could TALK with them, instead of being limited to your phone or computer? Wish you could use Alexa to talk with them, but don't… Continue reading Data Hub
You may have noticed that we haven't released many new skills this year. This isn't due to lack of interest or effort. Quite the contrary! We're building something BIG! GIGANTIC! In fact, we believe this WILL BE the biggest skill on Amazon THIS YEAR!! We'll let you know as soon as its available, when we… Continue reading Something BIG…
It seems everyone wants to hear a good animal sound. But all the skills on Alexa seem to have only a handful of sounds. So, we wrote the Animal Parade skill with over 1000 high-quality animal sounds and images! We just love how versatile this skill is! It works beautifully with ANY Alexa Echo device. … Continue reading Animal Parade
With literally millions of web cams out there, we thought it might be nice to show them on the Alexa Display Devices, such as Echo Show and Echo Spot. So, we wrote Web Cams, which currently has over 12,000 cams! We found that there are already really nice web cam skills which show live cams,… Continue reading Web Cams
Ever wanted to ask a question to ALL of America? Curious what the "Survey Says" about something? Want to see how people view something? Check our newest Amazon Alexa Skill, Survey America! You can answer the existing surveys in the skill, which are growing quite quickly already! Or, you can create a new survey. All… Continue reading Survey America!
Having really enjoyed the idea of connecting people everywhere using an Alexa Skill, we thought we would expand it to the idea of real-time communication between people in a local area. Neighborhood Watch and Town Talk are two skills we wrote, which both connect people real-time in their local communities! Neighborhood Watch allows you to… Continue reading Neighborhood Watch & Town Talk