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Adding FIBARO Smart Home Skill and Custom Skill in Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa is Amazon’s voice service that responds to questions and commands. Now it is possible to control your FIBARO system with Alexa. You can do it through two different skills: FIBARO Smart Home Skill and FIBARO Custom Skill.

Requirements

  • Amazon Echo (find out more at http://www.amazon.com/echo),
  • FIBARO Home Center system with firmware 4.130 or newer.,
  • FIBARO ID account,
  • PC or Mac conneced to the Internet.

 

Difference between FIBARO Smart Home Skill and FIBARO Custom Skill

FIBARO Smart Home Skill provides basic functionality but does not require voice activating it before using commands.  FIBARO Custom Skill provides additional functionalities (like camera, FIBARO RGBW control etc.), but requires “Ask/Tell FIBARO to” before command or activating it with “launch/start FIBARO”.

What is FIBARO Smart Home Skill?

FIBARO Smart Home Skill provides basic functionality but does not require voice activating it before using commands.

How to add FIBARO Smart Home skill?

    1. Open Amazon Alexa site and log in.

amazon alexa setup

    1. Select Skills from the menu.

amazon alexa skills

    1. Enter “FIBARO” in the search field.

amazon alexa questions

    1. Click on FIBARO Smart Home Skill for you region.

alexa questions

    1. Select Enable.

amazon alexa possibilities

    1. Enter e-mail and password for your FIBARO ID account with added Home Center controller.
    2. Click on Log In.
    3. Smart Home skill has been successfully added to your Amazon Echo.

amazon alexa query

 

What is FIBARO Custom Skill?

FIBARO Custom Skill provides additional functionalities (like camera, room, FIBARO RGBW control etc.), but requires “Ask/Tell FIBARO to” before command or activating it with “launch/start FIBARO”.

How to add FIBARO Custom Skill?

    1. Open Amazon Alexa site and log in.

amazon alexa custom skills

    1. Select Skills from the menu.

Alexa voice assistant

    1. Enter “FIBARO” in the search field.

amazon alexa voice

    1. Click on FIBARO Custom Skill for you region.

alexa voice control

    1. Select Enable.

amazon alexa commands

    1. Enter e-mail and password for your FIBARO ID account with added Home Center controller.
    2. Tap Log In.
    3. Custom Skill has been successfully added to your Amazon Echo.

commands for amazon alexa

 

How to control multiple Home Centers?

When using multiple Home Centers on one FIBARO ID account you can control them all via one Alexa account.
Just make sure you have enabled FIBARO Custom Skill, then say command: “Ask/tell FIBARO to list Home Center devices”. After Alexa lists all your Home Centers, say number assigned to the device you want to control at this moment.
Read this article to see what voice commends you can use to control FIBARO System via Amazon Alexa.

Read this article to see Frequently Asked Questions for Amazon Alexa integration.

May 26, 2017   16598    Tutorials    
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