Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Information and support for EnvisaLink modules.

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GrandWizard
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby GrandWizard » Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:08 am

The Alexa skill is now available in Canada for Engish speaking users. Other English locales will be added shortly but I'm not sure which ones.

ddimit
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby ddimit » Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:47 pm

Ems thermostat not working anymore. They do show up in the alexa app but trying to control in app gives server unresponsive msg. Trying to voice control gives error skill is not linked.

GrandWizard
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby GrandWizard » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:51 pm

ddimit wrote:Ems thermostat not working anymore. They do show up in the alexa app but trying to control in app gives server unresponsive msg. Trying to voice control gives error skill is not linked.


I just tried all the usual commands with my EMS100 it is works. Maybe you had some sort of temporary issue with Alexa? The skill not linked error message wouldn't come from the Eyezon skill, that would indicate a problem on Amazon's side.

Jeff H
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby Jeff H » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:19 pm

Any update on Google Home integration?

guille
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby guille » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:34 pm

I understand this "Night Mode and Zero-Entry Delay Mode are not available on DSC panels due to lack of quick-arm option."

But, Night Mode arming with Alexa doesn't work on my vista 21p. I have quick arming enable and I can arm night mode with "code+33". Stay and away modes work. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Guille

pkomlosi
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby pkomlosi » Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:30 pm

Waiting for Google Assistant / Google Home integration. Please give us an update.

kelly.gann
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby kelly.gann » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:26 pm

Is it possible to toggle the chime on and off using Alexa? I have successfully integrated turning the alarm system on and off, but at our home, we use Chime constantly to know when the grandkids "escape" and turn it off to not disturb the aged parent.
Thank you in advance!

GrandWizard
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby GrandWizard » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:07 pm

kelly.gann wrote:Is it possible to toggle the chime on and off using Alexa? I have successfully integrated turning the alarm system on and off, but at our home, we use Chime constantly to know when the grandkids "escape" and turn it off to not disturb the aged parent.
Thank you in advance!


No, Amazon has only limited support for Security Panels and options like that are not included, unfortunately. I also doubt that will ever be supported by them.

Texaslegend
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby Texaslegend » Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:32 am

Is it possible to disarm a disc panel without a security code if you have voice policies setup with Alexa? This way Alexa could recognize my voice and not require me to say a passcode aloud in the presence of others. Thanks. And I very much appreciate the skill.

GrandWizard
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Re: Amazon Alexa Envisalink Skill Information

Postby GrandWizard » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:57 am

Texaslegend wrote:Is it possible to disarm a disc panel without a security code if you have voice policies setup with Alexa? This way Alexa could recognize my voice and not require me to say a passcode aloud in the presence of others. Thanks. And I very much appreciate the skill.


No, right now at least. Alexa does not store PINs to associate with the voice-code and your DSC system cannot be disarmed without one.


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