Through AIY Project and Android Things, Google has joined with Raspberry Pi and produced affordable Google Home packages that you build by yourselves.
The package will include wires, speakers, and microphone to produce your personal voice-command device. You can use DIY packages to develop a cardboard system that uses the Google Associate SDK to answer common questions. The device may also register natural language speech instructions, for example, “turn the lighting on” or something similar to manage your projects more creative.
In addition to the recently launched Google Assistant SDK, DIY packages called Voice KIT powered by Raspberry Pi offered at Barnes and Noble. By placing the package together, customers having a container that conduct voice instructions and most of the duties the Google Assistant did.
Obviously, the Voice KIT doesn’t specifically have top notch quality, such as the real Google Home device. The package is created from cardboard, as well as lacks the Always On listening function. Instead, you will need to push the on-button to obtain the unit to hear your instructions.
Along with that, you may also signal their particular instructions into the program to get a personalized experience. Voice KIT also manages the speech recognition system completely offline. But, you’ll need your personal Raspberry Pi, while the package doesn’t include one.
Nevertheless, this can be a great setup for designers and tinkerers. They may use this to test the Google Associate SDK within a straightforward and inexpensive method.