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Tweak Your Google AIY Voice Kit Powered Snips Satellite

This blog post is a follow-up to my post from last week about installing a Snips satellite using a Google AIY Voice Kit + Raspberry Pi Zero. In the previous post, we have been dealing with the basic setup of a Snips satellite. Today we want to improve this satellite by adding some optional gimmick...

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by Lars Martin , 3 wks ago

Is it Google AIY? Nah, it's Snips!

In this blog post I would like to go into more detail about setting up a Snips satellite. A Google AIY Voice Kit supplemented by a Raspberry Pi Zero W is used - all installed together in a 3d printed custom case. If you followed my other blog posts about Snips, you know how easy it is to get s...

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by Lars Martin , 4 wks ago

5 Quick Tips about Snips's Skill Actions

Following the discussions in the Snips Community Chat confirms my feeling that there is still a lot of misunderstanding about how Snips actually works. There are repeated questions as to why, despite the successful installation of Snips and deployment of an assistant and despite successful speech...

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by Lars Martin , 2 mos ago

The Best Way to your Private Voice Assistant

I have been working in the field of home automation in my spare time for about a year now. Privacy was important to me right from the beginning - after all, I have been trying for some time to bring various services "back into my hands". For example, iCloud is no longer used to synchronize calendars...

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by Lars Martin , 2 mos ago

SMB sponsort JUG Saxony Day 2018

Die SMB freut sich, wieder einmal Premium-Sponsor des JUG Saxony Day zu sein.

Der JUG Saxony Day 2018 findet am 28. September im Radisson Blu Park Hotel & Conference Centre in Radebeul bei Dresden statt. Die eintägige Konferenz des JUG Saxony e.V. findet nun bereits zum fünften Mal statt und...

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by Lars Martin , 2 mos ago