Amazon’s Echo speaker building technique with the Raspberry Pi
Amazon echo speaker is latest gadget in the market. This is smart speakers that will respond voice commands care of Amazon’s digital personal assistant named Alexa. Amazon’s Echo is a voice-controlled speaker that is connected to the Internet. Amazon echo speaker are very costly about $180 for the Echo and $130 for the Amazon Tap, both options are very costly.
To built your own speakers you need:
1. Raspberry Pi 2
2. USB microphone
3. A speaker
4. A push button
There are several steps to building your own machine, this is not very difficult. In addition to the five parts, you will need a mouse, keyboard and monitor, but hopefully you have these laying around. You should be able to build the device for less than Rs 5,000. That’s a sweet deal for a device that retails for Rs 20,000 here.
Amazon’s Echo is a hands-free speaker that works on voice commands and gives you information on anything you ask, plays music, checks your calendar and a lot more. The device uses beam-forming technology and microphones to identify your voice even from across a room.