Your own Raspberry Pi Google Assistant by Janne Spijkervet


With the holiday season around the corner — there is some more time to do a DIY project. I’ll be trying to make my own home a little smarter, using a Raspberry Pi as the main home controller. The Google Home and its smaller brother are beautiful devices with many amazing features. In this article, I’ll lay out the steps I’ve taken to install the Google Assistant on a Raspberry Pi. You will be able to have the following functionalities: Google Assistant (most features, except media playback on the Pi) Voice / Hotword activation: “Hey Google” or “Ok Google” and ask the question Initialized on boot with a service, so you do not have to manually start the program every reboot Step 0: What you will need Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Micro SD card (minimum 8GB) with Raspbian installed (or any other Debian-based distribution) USB microphone A speaker Step....

July 17, 2019
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