Christian Gomez
Published © MIT

Places Skill

Places allows you to ask Alexa for directions to a location (stores, restaurant, etc.) and also provides info like phone number, and hours.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
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Echo Dot
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot
×1

Software apps and online services

Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
Google Maps
Google Maps
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda

Story

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Schematics

Voice User Interface

Places Skill UI Overview

Code

Alexa Places Skill

Run gulp to package the code within a zip folder and upload to AWS Lambda and link to your Alexa Skill. DynamoDb must also have sufficient permissions to store information. Replace any missing API keys in the index.js and places.js files.

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Christian Gomez

Christian Gomez

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