The Internet of Voice Challenge

Add voice control to your IoT project with Raspberry Pi and Amazon Alexa

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Winning entries

Best Alexa Skills Kit with Raspberry Pi

Roxie the Voice Activated Pitching Machine
Advanced
  • 3,439
  • 21

Full instructions

A pitching machine is a critical tool to learn how to hit a ball, but until now has a bad interface. Use Alexa to transform the experience.

Best Alexa Skills Kit with Raspberry Pi

Voice Controlled K'nex Car
Intermediate
  • 6,673
  • 44

Full instructions

Use your voice to control your own K'nex vehicle using the Raspberry Pi, Arduino Uno, and Amazon's Alexa.

Best Alexa Skills Kit with Raspberry Pi

Smart Cap: Vision for the visually impaired
Intermediate
  • 5,502
  • 64

Full instructions

Smart Cap is an assistant for visually impaired which narrates the description of scene

Best Alexa Voice Service with Raspberry Pi

Coffee Machine: Amazon Alexa & Raspberry Pi
Advanced
  • 7,993
  • 34

Full instructions

Order Coffee with your voice!

Best Alexa Voice Service with Raspberry Pi

Mystic Mirror
Advanced
  • 13,522
  • 96

Full instructions

This Alexa voice-enabled smart mirror provides weather, traffic, & news. It also provides reminders, sends SMS messages and takes selfies.

Best Alexa Voice Service with Raspberry Pi

Ping Pong Showdown
Intermediate
  • 5,328
  • 55

Full instructions

Got a ping pong table? Set up Alexa to keep score at the touch of an IoT button, but watch out for her wisecracks.

Runner Up!

Alexa Coloring Pages Printer
Intermediate
  • 339
  • 3

Protip

Voice controlled random coloring pages printer with Alexa and a Raspberry Pi.

Runner Up!

Alexa Pi YouTube Channel Subscribers
Intermediate
  • 510
  • 3

Protip

An interesing Skill for Alexa running over a Raspberry Pi, this skill able to Alexa to tell you the total of subscribers to your YT Channel.

Runner Up!

Crystal Plate - A Wireless Memo Maker
Intermediate
  • 398
  • 4

Full instructions

A simple way to leave a message, wherever you are! Demonstrates simple two-way communication between Alexa and the Pi.

Runner Up!

Bollywood Trivia Game
Easy
  • 317
  • 2

Protip

The idea is to play a Bollywood trivia game. It will ask questions related to Bollywood and you give answers to the questions and score pts.

Runner Up!

Alexa skill: Photographer
Easy
  • 127
  • 0

Protip

Learn various photographer's terminology by just asking Alexa about it.

Runner Up!

Secret Keeper
Advanced
  • 455
  • 5

Secret Keeper allows you to share your deepest secrets anonymously with other Alexa Owners in a public or private way.

Secret Keeper

Team andresmeza.com

Runner Up!

Bible Verse
Easy
  • 162
  • 1

Full instructions

Bible Verse

Runner Up!

Funny News
Easy
  • 173
  • 4

Protip

World news delivered with comical headlines

Runner Up!

Trivia for Disney Fans
  • 41
  • 1

Have a passion for Disney parks and movies? Alexa will take you through a variety of different questions about Disney. Try to get them all!

Runner Up!

mind-blowing movie facts
Easy
  • 66
  • 0

Full instructions

skill to tell u mind-blowing movie facts

Runner Up!

Alexa Magic Mirror 2
Intermediate
  • 7,168
  • 15

Full instructions

I've built a cool mirror that talks back and displays current time, temperature, weather, compliments, news headlines, & upcoming holidays.

Runner Up!

TechNoiser
Intermediate
  • 150
  • 3

Full instructions

TechNoiser Alexa Skill Is to educate people about how their latest technology get evolved and also some interesting Tech Facts while asked

Runner Up!

Word's Largest and Smallest
Easy
  • 183
  • 1

Protip

Alexa based quiz game about world's largest and smallest facts.

Runner Up!

Dog Facts
Easy
  • 38
  • 0

Protip

Fun facts about dogs.

Dog Facts

Team Johnson Family

Runner Up!

Secure and Control your home with voice
Advanced
  • 1,883
  • 13

Full instructions

Alexa can Secure and Control your home using z-wave devices and Raspberry pi

Runner Up!

MultiPlayer
Intermediate
  • 98
  • 1

Protip

enables multiple playing on Devices like Amazon ECHO, with extendable games( like trivia) stored in database and keeps scores for players

Runner Up!

Still On
Intermediate
  • 329
  • 5

Still On is a tool to Find Accurate Store Hours and Business Information in your area. This skill works for most of the countries.

Still On

Team andresmeza.com

Runner Up!

Social Adviser
Easy
  • 100
  • 1

An Amazon Alexa skill that allows you to analyze a potential post and notifies the tone being conveyed.

Runner Up!

Spell Master - Alexa Skill
  • 411
  • 0

Master your spelling with “Spell Master”. A simple Alexa Skill to help you practice for your spelling tests.

Runner Up!

Dylan Facts
Easy
  • 33
  • 0

Full instructions

JavaScript pulled from Amazon Alexa samples that was modified to give facts about Bob Dylan. Link to skill: http://alexa.amazon.com/spa/i

Runner Up!

Eddy Voice Remote: IR Companion for Amazon Echo
Intermediate
  • 1,914
  • 8

Protip

Control all your home electronics over InfraRed. Use your Global Cache IP2IR with Alexa to Watch TV or Pause/Play your Tivo with your voice.

Runner Up!

AlexaBoat
Intermediate
  • 1,998
  • 15

Protip

AlexaBoat is using Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda, AWS IOT and Raspberry Pi to control your boat from anywhere.

Runner Up!

Programming Language Authors
Easy
  • 76
  • 0

Protip

A game to see how many programming language authors you can identify

Runner Up!

Amzaing Facts
Easy
  • 55
  • 0

Amzaing Facts

Runner Up!

City Driving
Easy
  • 115
  • 1

Quickly find the driving distance and time between two cities!

Runner Up!

Your kid can count and add to 5.
  • 28
  • 0

Simple to use skill to help your kids learn about numbers and adding up to 5.

Runner Up!

Alexa Nim + Pi Display
Intermediate
  • 1,245
  • 3

Full instructions

This skill uses email command to control LEDs from a skill anywhere in the world and visualize the game.

Runner Up!

Runner Up!

Recipe Helper
Intermediate
  • 145
  • 0

Full instructions

Recipe Helper

Runner Up!

Random Generator
Easy
  • 202
  • 1

Full instructions

Random number generator with voice using maximum number provided.

Runner Up!

Brain of Nicolas Cage
Easy
  • 137
  • 2

Have you ever desired to get all your questions answered, advice given, and inspiration fulfilled by Nicolas Cage? Now you can.

Runner Up!

Mr Wizard (skill name changed to "Mr Wizard ")
Intermediate
  • 78
  • 0

Full instructions

ask the Wizard and wait for his answer (skill name changed to "Mr Wizard ")

Runner Up!

Mars Facts
Easy
  • 54
  • 1

Protip

A voice app for Alexa that gives cool facts about mars.

Runner Up!

Health and Fitness Trivia Alexa Skill
Easy
  • 40
  • 0

Protip

A fun look at health and fitness information in the form of a trivia game.

Runner Up!

Digestive System Quiz
Easy
  • 68
  • 0

Protip

This trivia game tests your knowledge of the human digestive system.

Runner Up!

Alexa English Tutor
Easy
  • 431
  • 1

Full instructions

Alexa can help you practice listening and speaking American English. Fun, anytime, anywhere Alexa is available.

Runner Up!

voice controlled fish tank
Advanced
  • 1,611
  • 6

Full instructions

control your fish tank from anywhere in the world with voice control

Runner Up!

Vox Bot : your vocal companion skill
Easy
  • 56
  • 0

Full instructions

Vox Bot provides description of item, after user browsing with next/previous range in nodes tree. He can also access by type, tag or name

Runner Up!

The AlexaPhone GPIO Challenge!
Intermediate
  • 186
  • 2

Full instructions

Take the Raspberry Pi GPIO Challenge with the Alexaphone! Just lift the handset and speak your query to bring Alexa to life.

Runner Up!

Alexa, play Nim
Advanced
  • 238
  • 1

Full instructions

Nim is a simple game, and with this skill Alexa can win it every time.

Runner Up!

Teddy Bear - Adventure Game  (Cave Master)
Intermediate
  • 92
  • 1

Full instructions

You choose your destiny in a choose your own adventure style game told by a Teddy Bear. Can you reach the end of the cave?

Runner Up!

Voice Controlled Smart Home
Intermediate
  • 6,327
  • 40

Full instructions

Control your home appliances by using your voice.

Other entries

Droid My Mirror
Advanced
  • 7,073
  • 79

Full instructions

With Alexa Voice Service (AVS) and Alexa Home Skills we can enable this mirror to become smart. And this is just the beginning.

Echo Starts your Car
Intermediate
  • 12,057
  • 26

Full instructions

Use amazon echo to start your car, and keep it warm and toasty on winter morning.

Alexa Hue
Intermediate
  • 5,110
  • 20

Full instructions

Get full voice control over your Hue lights: recall and save scenes, set timers and alarms, change colors, and trigger dynamic effects!

Gym Bud with Fitbit + Alexa and RPi Development Platform
Advanced
  • 583
  • 7

Full instructions

Created an Alexa Raspberry Pi Development Platform for everyone, demonstrated with fitness system using Fitbit. Uses many APIs.

Alexa: The English Major (Thesaurus Skill)
Intermediate
  • 738
  • 7

Full instructions

Ask Alexa what another word for cow is and she will tell you. Alexa will make you sound smarter as you broaden your vocabulary.

AIRS - An Air Quality Awareness Platform for Smart Cites
Advanced
  • 628
  • 5

Check air quality levels in your city before going for a run in convenient ways such as IFTTT, Amazon Alexa, Twitter, and alerts.

Alexa Lifx Bulb Integration
Easy
  • 426
  • 3

Protip

Using Amazon Echo to control Lifx bulb. Can switch ON/OFF and change the color of the bulb

California Fun Facts
Easy
  • 166
  • 0

Protip

Ask Alexa about California and it will tell you something interesting about it, every time.

Football Buddy
Easy
  • 133
  • 0

Protip

Football fans have their own language when they talk about the game. This is a great skill to learn about those terminology.

Alexa, Who's At The Door?
Advanced
  • 9,531
  • 92

Full instructions

An Amazon Alexa and Raspberry Pi project that allows a user to know who exactly is knocking at their door using facial recognition.

hydroMazing Smart Garden System
Advanced
  • 10,766
  • 61

Full instructions

The hydroMazing controller manages your growing environment by controlling fans, heaters, lights, and water pumps so you don't have to worry

AlexaPi MQTT Smart Hub
Intermediate
  • 8,495
  • 47

Full instructions

Raspberry Pi based Smart Hub using Amazon Alexa Voice Service, Node-Red, MQTT, IFTTT, and Adafruit.io.

AWShome - Home automation using RPi + Alexa + IoT
Intermediate
  • 9,294
  • 44

Full instructions

Easily and INEXPENSIVELY control a bunch of outlets using your voice!

Alexa Assistant Prototype
Advanced
  • 3,107
  • 38

Work in progress

A wireless light automation prototype using alexa's custom skills, alexa voice service and wifi modules, controlled by a raspberry pi.

Time Machine
Advanced
  • 12,377
  • 37

Full instructions

Alexa + Raspberry Pi + 7 panel display = Time Machine.

Automated Chess Play using Alexa
Super hard
  • 6,919
  • 36

Work in progress

Say Alexa the move, it is automated using the xy plotter that we have made especially for Chess.

Amazon Alexa controlling a Chromecast
Intermediate
  • 40,676
  • 26

Protip

Having Amazon Alexa VIA an Amazon Echo Control a Google Chromecast VIA a Raspberry Pi running a Python Script.

Nick's House - Echo Pi Weather
Advanced
  • 3,417
  • 25

Full instructions

Nick's House - Get the weather in your house from an Amazon Echo connected via AWS IoT to a Raspberry Pi 3 with a DHT22 sensor.

HALexa 9000
Intermediate
  • 4,338
  • 25

Full instructions

The 9000 series is the most reliable computer ever made. No 9000 computer has ever made a mistake or distorted information.

Setting VNC Server in Raspberry Pi
Easy
  • 3,999
  • 20

Protip

VNC is a graphical desktop sharing system that will allow you to remotely control the desktop interface of your Raspberry Pi from another PC

Raspberry Pi & Azure  Based Home Automation
Intermediate
  • 3,582
  • 18

Full instructions

You will be able to control any appliance in your home from anywhere around the world when your done with this Raspberry Pi home automation.

Getting Started : Alexa with Pi
Easy
  • 7,382
  • 16

Full instructions

Make raspberry pi the Mini Alexa.

Smart Alexa
Advanced
  • 1,184
  • 15

Protip

SmartAlexa can connect with Amazon Alexa devices as a Smart Home Skill to give you command of your home through voice controls.

Alexa Messenger for whatsapp
Advanced
  • 2,690
  • 12

Full instructions

Alexa Messenger for whatsapp

Alexa, tell Echobot to fly
Intermediate
  • 1,171
  • 12

Work in progress

Voice Activated Drone. Let's instruct Amazon Echo to fly a mini drone.

Alexa makes home smarter
Intermediate
  • 1,812
  • 10

Protip

Amazon Echo to make my home smarter.

WaterWorks
Advanced
  • 1,195
  • 10

Tired of watering the lawn? With WaterWorks, simply ask Alexa to do it for you!

Smarty Lot
Intermediate
  • 102
  • 10

Protip

Using a mobile app or an Alexa skill, the users would be able to check availability of parking spot in any connected parking lot.

Smarty Lot

Smarty Lot Team

What if Alexa has an avatar?
Intermediate
  • 1,082
  • 8

Work in progress

Then I said,"Let there be avatar" And avatar appeared.

Turn a Livingroom Table Lamp on and off with Echo
Intermediate
  • 958
  • 8

Full instructions

Connect a table lamp to Raspberry Pi, you can turn on and off the lamp with Amazon Echo.

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