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Amazon Alexa on a Raspberry Pi (add a USB microphone and a speaker with a 3.5mm plug)

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/19

I never realised that Amazon Alexa has an open source account on GitHub:

There are full instructions on getting a Java based Alexa Voice Service (AVS) – also used by Amazon Echo – to run on a Raspberri Pi (3 or better recommended, works on 2 as well) with this extra hardware:

  • USB microphone
  • Speaker with a 3.5mm audio plug
  • USB WiFi (essential for Raspberry Pi 2, optional if you want to boost your WiFi signal on a Raspberry Pi 3)

Full instructions are at Raspberry Pi · alexa/alexa-avs-sample-app Wiki and a video is below:

I should find some time to try this out (:


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