Need to know the distance to the sun in centimeters, what weather it will be tomorrow or turn on the lights using your voice? Or perhaps you just need someone to talk to at night, when working on your projects? With Amazon's Alexa Voice Service on the Raspberry Pi Zero, this is now a reality, at a very affordable price!


Using a Raspberry Pi Zero, a USB sound card, speaker, microphone and a huge button, I created my personal assistant!



For instructions on how to reproduce this build, have a look at the blog post on my personal website: Running Amazon Echo (Alexa) on Raspberry Pi Zero – Frederick Vandenbosch