Need directions to your nearest dry cleaner? Or maybe you need to send a hands-free email? Perhaps you just want to know what the weather's like in Timbuktu. Ask your new little friend – the Google AIY Voice Bot!
This no-soldering-required kit is an awesome addition to your Raspberry Pi 3 computer, and turns it into a smart home assistant!
Google AIY Projects brings do-it-yourself artificial intelligence to your maker projects. With this AIY Voice Kit from Google, you can build a standalone voice recognition system using the Google Assistant, or add voice recognition and natural language processing to your Raspberry Pi based projects. The kit includes all of the components needed to assemble the basic kit that works with the Google Assistant SDK as well as on-device voice recognition with TensorFlow.
This project demonstrates how to get a natural language recognizer up and running and connect it to the Google Assistant, using your AIY Projects voice kit. Along with everything the Google Assistant already does, you can add your own question and answer pairs. All in a handy little cardboard cube, powered by a Raspberry Pi.
This Assembly Guide shows you how to assemble the AIY Projects voice kit. The kit is composed of simple cardboard form, a Raspberry Pi board, Voice HAT (an accessory board for voice recognition) and a few common components.
By the end of this guide, your voice project will be assembled with the Raspberry Pi board and other components connected and running. Then you'll move on the User’s Guide to bring it to life!
This is a hackable project, so we encourage you to make this project your own! We’ve included a whole section on replacing the Google Assistant SDK with the Cloud Speech API to give you even more options. The Maker’s Guide gives you some creative extensions, settings, and even a different voice API to use.
We hope this project has sparked some new ideas for you. For more information, please click Aiyprojects
- Voice HAT accessory board 1
- Voice HAT microphone board 1
- Plastic standoffs 2
- 3” speaker (wires attached) 1
- Arcade-style push button 1
- 4-wire button cable 1
- 5-wire daughter board cable 1
- External cardboard box 1
- Internal cardboard frame 1
- Lamp 1
- Micro-switch 1
- Lamp holder 1
Documents: Assembly Guide