How much would it cost to develop Amazon Alexa Skill for Smart Home Automation Product?

Leveraging the popularity of Voice First technology, Amazon reports that Alexa Skills are growing at a consistent rate of about 10000 every 121 days with surpassing more than 20000 Alexa compatible devices.- reports Voicebot.ai.

Voice assistant technology and devices have set up the tone since 2015, when Alexa skill development was awarded as the most impressive technology. Users throughout the world are loving giving commands to voice assistant devices like Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show- oftenly known as Smart Speakers. The invention of such smart speakers has led huge implications on technology sector as various voice skill development companies are now focusing to provide custom voice skill development and integration to existing as well as new business applications on mobile and web platforms.

Custom Alexa skill development and integration is the obvious choice while thinking about IoT powered Smart home automation. Now give a command like, “Alexa, turn the AC ON and set the temperature to 25 degrees!”- and in a nutshell, the AC will start. Voice skill development and integration with Smart home automation devices has made it that simple.

Smart Home Automation

Alexa Skills Development for Home Automation Products

From the user’s point of view, it feels like a magic to control any smart device in homes leveraging Alexa skills. Alexa helps to control your lights, appliances and even TV with the expert use of voice technology.

Let’s Nurture is an award winning Alexa skill development company having expertise in developing IoT based Smart home automation solutions. Our Alexa developers are experts in integrating custom Alexa skills where they work with IoT engineers closely who have developed home automation systems. Our IoT engineers develop custom IoT dashboard using smart consoles and Sonoff smart home switches for each of the gadget which is meant to be controlled using voice commands. One console has the capability monitor certain number of gadgets in the home depending on the power consumption and load. Hence, it is possible where multiple consoles are used with which Alexa skills are developed and integrated to provide smart home automation solutions using voice technology.

USPs of Alexa Skill Development

It is a mouth-watering concept indeed to integrate Alexa skills with IoT based applications and make the most of it with Smart Speakers like Amazon Echo and Echo Dot.

Alexa Skill enables users to a complete automated experience by using Smart Speakers
Alexa Skill enables users to a complete automated experience by using Smart Speakers
Alexa skills development for home automation is a blessing to differently abled people
Alexa skills development for home automation is a blessing to differently abled people
Alexa Skill integration will save time while making lives easier
Alexa Skill integration will save time while making lives easier
Alexa Skills with Sonoff switches help avoid expensive purchase of Smart gadgets
Alexa Skills with Sonoff switches help avoid expensive purchase of Smart gadgets

Want to develop Custom Alexa Skills for Home Automation?

With over 20000 compatible devices, Alexa skills can be developed and integrated to number of smart switches and consoles available in the market. However, Alexa has native compatibility for Philips Hue and Lift smart bulbs, Belkin WeMo smart switches, connected thermostats like Emeron Sensi and connected home platforms like Wink, Insteon and SmartThings.

We, at Let’s Nurture, have experience in designing and delivering Smart Home Automation solutions leveraging our expert IoT based solutions. On the other hand, hire our Alexa Skill developers who can help in having a seamless integration of voice assistant technology on IoT based platforms for home automation systems.

The cost of developing and integrating Alexa Skills for Smart Home Automation will cost around $6000-$8000.

Basic Features-Cost to develop Alexa Skills for Home Automation

Admin Dashboard
Features Turn on/ Turn off lights and appliances
Thermostat and refrigeration units
Calendar/ Schedule Management
Smart lock with Face & Voice recognition
Automated sprinkler management
Cost of Alexa Skill Development USD 6000 -8000

Resource Team needed for Alexa Skills Development:

Alexa skill development and integration for Smart Home Automation system requires an expert team of following resources:

  • 1-2 Python/ IoT Developer
  • 1 Alexa Skill Developer
  • 1 Project Manager
  • 1 Content Proofreader
  • 1 Quality Analyst

Technology Stack We use to develop

Sketch
Sketch
Xcode
Xcode
AWS
AWS
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda
AWS CloudWatch Logs
AWS CloudWatch Logs
Alexa Skills Kit
Alexa Skills Kit
Alexa Smart Home
Alexa Smart Home
NodeJs
NodeJs
Amazon Developer Console
Amazon Developer Console
ZOHO
ZOHO

Why choose Let’s Nurture for Alexa Skill Development?

  • Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) : Alexa Skills Kit is an SDK that is having a predefined Skill sets which can be used to program any IoT device to Alexa. We have expertise in mobile app integration which helps your mobile application tying up Alexa Skills with mobile device command and display.

  • Design : Alexa skill developers at Let’s Nurture help you design a rich voice interaction to give app users the best possible voice first technology experience.

  • Building and Hosting in the Cloud : Our team of Alexa Skills development will help you in building and hosting custom developed Alexa skill(s) in the cloud.

  • Launch : When Alexa Skill is ready and tested, we will help you in submitting it for certification and once it passes, it will be published in the Alexa Skills Store.

  • Alexa Skill Integration : Hire our Alexa skill developers who can configure a custom Alexa skill, using our own custom Rest APIs for configuring and controlling devices and its events and properties.

Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa continues to show its mettle

Alexa has a rock solid position in the home in several markets. Some of that is based on the strength of Amazon’s successful merchandising of Echo smart speakers, but the momentum may now have shifted to Alexa-enabled devices of which there are many.

Now, is the time to step forward & leverage voice assistant technology to transform your business of Smart Home Automation solutions by bringing Alexa Skills on board.

Hire Alexa Skill Developers

FAQs

Based on the scope of the project, we will submit a quote. Upon the approval of the quotation we will raise an invoice of 15% to 30% of total project cost. Once that is done, we will deploy the team of Alexa skill developers in 48 to 72 hours.
Amazon Account subscription, Server account subscription and Alexa developer account subscription chargers would be the ongoing costs to distribute an Alexa Voice skill.
For publishing Alexa skill, distribution and certification phases are to completed after Alexa skill development phase is finished. Distribution process involves filling a form where details are submitted about out Alexa skill. If Amazon reverts with some error in our skill, it is to be solved and submitted again(Certification step repeated). Finally, when Amazon approves the skill, it is published on the store within 6-7 business days.
Voice first technology is now being considered as ‘The Future’ as the potential it holds to transform any business is no more a secret. Competition is present as ever and hence, to beat the competition, it is imperative that you should leverage innovative technologies and implement to your existing or a fresh mobile app development project to gain maximum benefits. Your target audience is always looking for something unique and Alexa Skills certainly enhances user experience and is a blessing for differently abled people as long as Home Automation is concerned.
The prerequisites for any custom Alexa skill development project would differ on a case-to-case basis.A script that includes commands (dialogues) for the skill, particular hardware (if any) for studying it and further development process. A product which can be a combo of hardware and software with the account details for basic set up, Client AWS account - developer access (for migrating the skill to client's account).
Yes, we do provide flexible hiring models consisting highly skilled and certified resources (web developers, Android app developers, iOS developers) which are well versed in mobile app development projects for diverse industries using latest and cutting edge technologies.
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