Third-party device manufacturers has opportunity to use Alexa’s microphone tech behind Amazon Echo. OEMs can build their own far-field voice-activated products using the Amazon Alexa 7-Mic far-field development kit.
Amazon Alexa 7-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit enables hardware makers to launch new products that can detect a person’s voice on the other side of a room, where Amazon already has a proven working system.
The Alexa Voice Service (AVS) allows you to integrate Alexa’s built-in voice capabilities into your connected products.
Amazon Alexa 7-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit
Designed to help commercial device manufacturers easily create far-field voice experiences, this development kit features the same 7-mic circular array and technology for “Alexa” wake word recognition, beam forming, noise reduction, acoustic echo cancellation, and barge-in capabilities found in the Amazon Echo. This solution is supported by leading chipset providers, enabling device manufacturers to quickly integrate Alexa voice capabilities into their products.
• Far-Field Voice Recognition
• Alexa wake word technology
• Compatible with leading chipset solutions
How to request access – Alexa 7 mic far field dev kit
Access is not open to everyone, it available to commercial device manufacturers (OEM’s) through an invite-only program, interested developers will have to apply here and learn more about the reference solutions available for hardware manufactures to integrate Alexa.