node-red-contrib-amazon-echo 0.1.10

Alexa controlled Node-Red nodes supporting latest Amazon Echo devices

npm install node-red-contrib-amazon-echo

Alexa controlled Node-Red nodes supporting latest Amazon Echo devices

NO Alexa Skills required.

NO cloud dependencies.

Installation

Install from your Node-RED Manage Palette

or

Install using npm

$ npm install node-red-contrib-amazon-echo

How to use

  • Add Amazon Echo Hub node your flow
  • Add multiple Amazon Echo Device nodes linked to Amazon Echo Hub node Note: Use unique names for device nodes. Alexa will use the node name to manage your smart device
  • Ask "Alexa, discover devices" or start the discover procedure from the Alexa mobile app

Usage screenshot

Features

  • Turning on/off
  • Dimming
  • Setting the light color

Supported devices

  • Amazon Echo 2nd generation
  • Amazon Echo Plus 2nd generation
  • Amazon Echo Dot 1st, 2nd and 3rd generations

Example Alexa commands

  • Alexa, turn on/off {device}
  • Alexa, switch on/off {device}
  • Alexa, set {device} to 50%
  • Alexa, turn my {device} light green
  • Alexa, set the {device} light to orange
  • Alexa, make the {device} warmer
  • Alexa, brighten {device} to 60 percent
  • Alexa, dim the {device} lights

Requirements

Amazon Echo Hub node is starting a service listening on port 80 which requires Node-Red process to be started with root user.

No additional settings are needed if Node-Red is started as Home Assistant add-on

Troubleshooting

Detailed troubleshooting instructions can be found on the Wiki

Bugs and feature requests

Please create an issue in GitHub

Node Info

Version: 0.1.10
Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
License: MIT
Rating: 5.0 1

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Nodes

  • amazon-echo-hub
  • amazon-echo-device

Keywords

  • node-red
  • amazon
  • echo
  • alexa
  • phillips
  • hue
  • emulator

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