1 Reply Latest reply on Jun 9, 2016 12:30 AM by AndersonCheng

    Amazon Echo in Edison with Hand gesture trigger


      Hand up, talk to your machine. Asking her "what time is it?", "playing a sound" or connect to other device to control it.




      Amazon provide an amazing intelligent voice cloud service. Alexa Voices Service.

      There is the introduction.





      Using USB video camera to detect the hand gesture for triggering the voice recording.

      The gesture lib is using openCV.


      In this project, you can learn setup webcam, USB sound card



      Before the implement, please setup your Alexa account from AWS.


      Setup the rep list


      vi /etc/opkg/base-feeds.conf


      src/gz all http://repo.opkg.net/edison/repo/all

      src/gz edison http://repo.opkg.net/edison/repo/edison

      src/gz core2-32 http://repo.opkg.net/edison/repo/core2-32


      Installing git

      1. opkg update
      2. opkg install git

      Download the code from github.....

      1. Git clone https://github.com/vincentchung/edison_developing.git
      2. cd edison_developing
      3. . ./setup.sh

      Entering the ID you register from Alexa




      I will update the audio ALSA configure part.