Tuya provides a comprehensive hardware and software solution developers can use to quickly integrate Alexa while taking advantage of the Tuya Cloud.
SANTA CLARA, CA—Oct. 22, 2020—Today, Tuya Smart, a leading global AI+IoT (AIoT) platform provider, announced that it has become an Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Systems Integrator. Systems Integrators offer hardware modules, software, and services to help device makers easily integrate Alexa into connected products, reducing development time, effort, and budget, enabling them to get products to market quicker and more efficiently.
Tuya’s solution provides a comprehensive hardware and software Alexa Voice Service (AVS) module. The VWRK4 module for IR blasters has already passed AVS certification, which will enable end users to easily control their TVs and other infrared-controlled appliances using only their voice via Alexa. Additionally, there are a number of products in process for AVS certification such as speakers, gateways, smart mirrors, and smart plugs that utilize the VWRK4 module. For developers utilizing Tuya’s certified modules, they can expect to save on hardware costs and shorten their development cycles.
This announcement builds on Tuya's collaboration with Amazon, as integration with the Alexa Voice Service has been a part of Tuya's global leading AI+IoT platform for smart home devices since its launch to allow for voice control of Powered by Tuya devices.
“Tuya is proud to continue its collaboration with Amazon to become a Systems Integrator,” said Fritz Werder, General Manager, North America. “Our solution uses the dual-mic front end algorithm, which will allow developers to benefit from reduced hardware costs and shortened development cycles. Furthermore, they can connect to over 90,000 other products that are Powered by Tuya with Amazon Alexa skills supported.”
About Tuya Smart
Tuya Smart is a leading global AIoT platform provider with a unique, all-in-one offering of cloud + connectivity + app that makes it easy and affordable for brands, retailers, and OEMs to make their products smart. Tuya’s platform has smart-enabled more than 90,000 smart products in hundreds of categories worldwide, and Tuya’s global platform clients reach over 180,000 covering various industries in 190 countries. Tuya is internationally operated with headquarters in the U.S., Germany, India, Japan, Colombia, and China. tuya.com
Ann Marie Olivo-Shaw
Marketing Director, North America