Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
The Amazon Tap works well too -
Pi 3 02
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Any speaker to connect to the RPI via 3.5mm audio jack
Here's another option that is only $15 -
Aws iot button short
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT Button
You don't need both IoT buttons, you can choose between options/approaches
Flic IoT button
You don't need both IoT buttons, you can choose between options/approaches
Software apps and online services:
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Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
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Amazon Web Services AWS DynamoDB
Rm web services amazon s3
Amazon Web Services AWS S3
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Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
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Amazon Alexa Alexa Voice Service
Ha 2up iot
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT


Voice User Interface Diagram



Dana Young

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