Begin to automate your house with Amazon Alexa and the Raspberry Pi

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What we'll be doing:

Pete Gallagher will be taking you through how to write a basic Amazon Alexa Skill which connects through Amazon IoT to control a light connected to a Raspberry Pi. Following on from that we'll be delving into Amazon Rekognition to ask Alexa what your Raspberry Pi can see!

We'll be covering:

> Alexa Skills
> AWS Lambda
> Amazon IoT
> AWS Rekognition
> Node Js

About our speaker:

Pete Gallagher is a freelance programmer for PJG Creations Ltd. He's happy programming in most languages these days. Pete has given a number of talks on IoT recently on topics from An Introduction to IoT through to Microsoft IoT Hubs.

Pete can be contacted on Twitter at: @pete_codes, @pjgcreations and on the web at


Notts IoT has moved! We're now at UniDays on Castle Boulevard in Nottingham!