Conexant and Amazon bring Alexa to Raspberry Pi with ‘AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit’

Conexant and Amazon bring Alexa to Raspberry Pi with ‘AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit’

By | June 1st, 2017
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Much of Amazon's success with Echo and Alexa is thanks to third-party

developers and hardware.


														
							

Today, Conexant and Amazon announce the AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit. This add-on for the Raspberry Pi should enable easier development of devices using Amazon’s Alexa voice technology. This could ultimately lead to further growth and adoption of the Alexa voice assistant.

“Featuring the Conexant AudioSmart CX20921 high-performance Hands-free Voice Input Processor, and Alexa wake word technology, Conexant’s AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit for Amazon AVS will allow product developers to quickly and easily build products with Alexa that offer an ideal voice user experience.

The solution also enables voice barge-in capabilities, allowing users to interrupt their Alexa device when its playing sound. The AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit will save engineering time and reduce costs related to developing noise robust voice-enabled devices”, says Conexant.

Steve Rabuchin, Vice President Amazon Alexa explains, “we created our AVS for Raspberry Pi project to help expedite the development of Alexa smart home products,” said “Conexant’s AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit for Amazon AVS unlocks serious voice capture capabilities, allowing developers to achieve a far better AVS user experience through vital voice processing technologies that overcome acoustic and distance challenges.”

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Nisheeth Bhakuni