Alexa in your car?

Voice assistance devices are quite handy and can provide a pleasant hand-free experience in places where your hands are occupied.  So I was quite interested when I heard Amazon announcing the new Echo Auto, basically promise to bring Alexa into your car 🚗. This is not something new, car...

Want to build a simple Alexa Skill in minutes?

It is an exciting time we are in nowadays with the latest development in cloud-based voice services that facilitate many activities ranging from asking a simple question, making a phone call, or to turn on a light in the kitchen, totally hand-free.  It is fascinating for first time user...

Amazon Alexa on Raspberry Pi

I’m doing a number of projects with the Raspberry Pi.  The latest? I just got Amazon Alexa running on my Raspberry Pi and respond to the wake word “Alexa”.  This is all base on the Alexa AVS Sample App, provided by Amazon. Ready to setup it up? So what...

API Service Blueprint Overview – POC Implemented in AWS

AWS

Inter-connectivity is the magic word nowadays as we need to leverage each other services to orchestra a seamless and cohesive UI experience for our users.  API services are now very popular as they are the “contract” or “entry points” which empower orderly collaboration of services.  API services encapsulate the...

AWS IOT (Internet of Things) 101

AWS, IOT

One of very fascinating thing is happening on the internet, the IOT (Internet of Things). This is really the basic concept for all of our smart gadgets.  If you really think about it, out good old line telephone was an internet of things, so were our beeper, blackberries, door bell,...

What is AWS Multi-Factor Authentication?

AWS

If you do use AWS (Amazon Web Services) to cloud enable your business, you should be very interested in the security services provided in the AWS Identity and Access Management module. Let’s start with the simple interactive access where you, your administrator, or your developer can sign on to...