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Phrases the INSTAR Cloud Skill supports


Alexa Commands:

  • Open INSTAR Cloud
  • Start INSTAR Cloud
Alexa Commands:

  • Show me the latest alarms
  • Play the latest videos
Alexa Commands:

  • Show recent alarms from camera [cameraName]
  • Play the latest video from camera [cameraName]
[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms of camera [cameraName]
  • Play videos from camera [cameraName]
[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • Show the latest [alarmsCount] alarms
  • Play the latest [alarmsCount] videos
[alarmsCount] has to be a number: 1, 2, 3 ... 100
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all [status]* alarms
  • Play all [status]* alarms
Alexa Commands:

  • Show me all alarms from [alarmsDate]
  • Play videos from [alarmsDate]
[alarmsDate] like today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, or a specific date, like First of April, 2020 - Note that you always have to add the year in this case.
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms with [object]*
  • Play all videos with [object]*
Alexa Commands:

  • Show the latest [alarmsCount] alarms from camera [cameraName]
  • Play the [alarmsCount] latest video from camera [cameraName]
[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system

[alarmsCount] has to be a number: 1, 2, 3...100
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms from camera [cameraName] from [alarmsDate]
  • Play videos from [alarmsDate] from camera [cameraName]
[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system

[alarmsDate] like today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, or a specific date, like First of April, 2020 - Note that you always have to add the year in this case.
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms from [alarmsDate] with [object]*
  • Play all videos with [object]* from [alarmsDate]


[alarmsDate] like today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, or a specific date, like First of April, 2020 - Note that you always have to add the year in this case.
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms from [cameraName] from [alarmsDate] with [object]*
  • Play all videos from camera [cameraName] with [object]* from [alarmsDate]


[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system

[alarmsDate] like today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, or a specific date, like First of April, 2020 - Note that you always have to add the year in this case.
Alexa Commands:

  • Show all alarms from camera [cameraName] from [alarmsDate] between [timeStart] and [timeEnd] o'clock
  • Play videos from [alarmsDate] between [timeStart] and [timeEnd] clock of [cameraName]


[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system

[alarmsDate] like today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, or a specific date, like First of April, 2020 - Note that you always have to add the year in this case.

[timeStart] / [timeEnd] can be any time, like 7am, 7pm
Alexa Commands:

  • Show me all alarms from camera set [cameraSet]
  • Play all videos from camera set [cameraSet]


[cameraSet] is the name of a camera set you created inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • Show the latest [alarmsCount] alarms from camera set [cameraSet]
  • Play the latest [alarmsCount] videos from Camera Set [cameraSet]


[alarmsCount] should be any number:1, 2, 3...100

[cameraSet] is the name of a camera set you created inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • Tell me number of videos from [cameraName]
  • How many alarms does [cameraName] have


[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • How many alarms are in camera set [cameraSet]
  • What is the number of alarms in [cameraSet]


[cameraSet] is the name of your camera set inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • [switch]* alarm email
  • [switch]* notifications by email
Alexa Commands:

  • [switch]* object recognition for [cameraName]
  • Turn object recognition [switch]* for [cameraName]


[cameraName] is the name you gave your camera inside the INSTAR Cloud system
Alexa Commands:

  • How many cameras on my cloud
  • Tell me number of cameras
Alexa Commands:

  • How much space is left on my cloud
  • How much memory is still available
Alexa Commands:

  • When does the storage space expire
  • When does my voucher expire
Alexa Commands:

  • Pause
  • Pause that
Alexa Commands:

  • Resume
  • Continue
Alexa Commands:

  • Next
  • Skip
Alexa Commands:

  • Go Back
  • Back Up
Alexa Commands:

  • Do you know my account
  • Which account I bind with this skill
Alexa Commands:

  • Back to start page
  • INSTAR Cloud
Alexa Commands:

  • Ask for help
  • How to use INSTAR Cloud
Alexa Commands:

  • Exit
  • Exit INSTAR Cloud


If you have any questions about our INSTAR Cloud Skill or if you have any suggestions, please contact us. Note: This skill requires account linking. If you have multiple accounts in the INSTAR Cloud, Alexa will only enable and link this skill to the account that is currently logged in / linked.







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