Voice Monkey

Voice Monkey is a free Skill that allows you to trigger Alexa Routines from external sources such as IFTTT. It also allows you to make dynamic and custom Text to Speech announcements over your Amazon Echo or other Alexa smart speaker.

Integrate the Voice Monkey API with the Python API

Setup the Voice Monkey API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the Python API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate Voice Monkey and Python remarkably fast. Free for developers.

Display Image with the Voice Monkey API

This action will display an image on your device with a screen e.g. Echo Show. See docs here

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Run Python Code with the Python API

Write Python and use any of the 350k+ PyPi packages available. Refer to the Pipedream Python docs to learn more.

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Display Video with the Voice Monkey API

This action will display a video on your device with a screen e.g. Echo Show. See docs here

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Make Announcement with the Voice Monkey API

This action will make an annoucement on your device using the text you supply. See docs here

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Trigger Monkey with the Voice Monkey API

This action will make an annoucement on your device using any parameters you set. See docs here

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Overview of Voice Monkey

Voice Monkey's Custom API allows you to build voice applications to extend your
business. Here are some examples of what you can create:

  • Virtual Assistants: Create a virtual assistant that can answer customer
    queries, provide relevant information and services, or even be a personal
  • Home Automation: Transform your home with Voice Monkey's Custom API by adding
    voice control to lights, security systems, and other devices.
  • Interactive Voice Response (IVR): Streamline customer service with an
    automated system, allowing customers to interact with your business through
    voice commands.
  • Voice User Interfaces: Build interactive applications with natural language
    understanding and cognitive capabilities.
  • Smart Home Applications: Develop tools to monitor, control and automate your
  • Smart Robotic Applications: Create robots that respond to voice commands and
    operate autonomously with the help of Voice Monkey's Custom API.
  • Conversational Agents: Create AI-powered chatbots that can interact with
    customers and provide personalized information or services.
  • Content Aggregators: Pull content from multiple sources and create a unified,
    natural language interface.
  • Voice-controlled Games: Develop games powered by the Voice Monkey's Custom
    API, allowing users to interact using voice commands.

Connect Voice Monkey

import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    voice_monkey: {
      type: "app",
      app: "voice_monkey",
  async run({steps, $}) {
    const data = {
      "access_token": `${this.voice_monkey.$auth.access_token}`,
      "secret_token": `${this.voice_monkey.$auth.secret_token}`,
      "monkey": `pipedream-monkey-1`,
    return await axios($, {
      method: "post",
      url: `https://api.voicemonkey.io/trigger`,

Overview of Python

Python API on Pipedream offers developers to build or automate a variety of
tasks from their web and cloud apps. With the Python API, users are able to
create comprehensive and flexible scripts, compose and manage environment
variables, and configure resources to perform a range of functions.

By using Pipedream, you can easily:

  • Create automated workflows that run on a specific schedule
  • Compose workflows across various apps and services
  • React to events in cloud services or form data
  • Automatically create content and notifications
  • Construct classifications and predictions
  • Analyze and react to sentiment, sentiment analysis and sentiment score
  • Connect backends to the frontend with serverless functions
  • Work with files and databases
  • Perform web requests and fetch data
  • Integrate third-party APIs into your apps
  • Orchestrate data processing tasks and pipelines
  • Create powerful application APIs with authentication and authorization
  • Design CI/CD pipelines and Continuous Delivery services
  • Connect databases like MongoDB and MySQL
  • Monitor connections and events
  • Generate alerts and notifications for corresponding events

Connect Python

def handler(pd: "pipedream"):
  # Reference data from previous steps
  # Return data for use in future steps
  return {"foo": {"test":True}}