Demo of AWS IoT Mailbox and Alexa Skill to check mail

A simple project that demonstrates the power of IoT along with an Alexa Skill to check mail.

It has 2 main components

  • A Mailbox IOT device that acts as a shadow for a physical mailbox. For the purpose of this project, it is a virtual IOT device.
  • An Alexa Skill to check whether there are any mails and to reset the state of the mailbox.

Check out the project page:

For those interested in source code, check out the GIT repo:

Project Demo:


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