Amazon Rolls Out Two New Doorbell APIs

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Amazon announced Friday (October 12) that it launched new doorbell APIs for smart home cameras and doorbells.

In a press release, the company said that by releasing new doorbell APIs, developers can create new scenarios in home automation and monitoring. “By updating your smart home skill to use either or both of the new Doorbell Event Source and Motion Sensor APIs, you can enable your customers to connect their doorbell press and camera motion sensors to Alexa,” wrote Amazon. The new additions to the Smart Home Skill API are available as of Friday in the U.S. Support for more countries is coming soon, Amazon noted.

According to Amazon, by using the new APIs, customers can turn


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