30 Mar '17, 3pm

Enginursday: Home-Brew Alexa Endpoint - News - SparkFun Electronics

Enginursday: Home-Brew Alexa Endpoint - News - SparkFun Electronics

Shawn’s post from a few months ago about using Alexa with IFTTT , and you’ve got a very hacker-friendly setup for playing with Amazon Voice Services. The one downside is that you must manually register the device with AVS every time you boot it, so it doesn’t (quite) do the job of replacing an Echo. However, if you already have an RPi as part of a home automation system, adding AVS capability might be worth it, and I’m sure a more savvy user than myself could figure out a way to automate the startup procedures.

Full article: https://www.sparkfun.com/news/2343

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