Tech Break

Apr 24th 2017

Tech Break 3952

Raspberry Pi Alexa

DIY Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi 3
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Build your own Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi!

- Raspberry Pi (Model 3 or Model 2)
- Micro USB cable, and power adapter
- 8 GB or larger Micro SD
- USB Mic
- Speaker
- Keyboard and Mouse

Amazon Developer
Link to site -
Web Settings
- Allowed Origins https://localhost:3000
- Allowed Return URL's https://localhost:3000/authresponse

Terminal Commands

Install Alexa
cd Desktop
git clone
cd ~/Desktop/alexa-avs-sample-app

Fill in the fields with the information from your Developer account
Client ID

hit CTRL X to save

cd ~/Desktop/alexa-avs-sample-app

Run Alexa Service
cd ~/Desktop/alexa-avs-sample-app/samples
cd companionService && npm start

Run Sample App to Confirm Account
cd ~/Desktop/alexa-avs-sample-app/samples
cd javaclient && mvn exec:exec

Start Wake Word
cd ~/Desktop/alexa-avs-sample-app/samples
cd wakeWordAgent/src && ./wakeWordAgent -e kitt_ai

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