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Turn your Raspberry Pi into homemade Google Home

posted Oct 17, 2020, 7:48 PM by Chris G   [ updated Oct 17, 2020, 7:49 PM ]

Google Home is a beautiful device with built-in Google Assistant — A state of the art digital personal assistant by Google. — which you can place anywhere at your home and it will do some amazing things for you. It will save your reminders, shopping lists, notes, and most importantly answers your questions and queries based on the context of the conversations.

In this article, you are going to learn to turn your Raspberry Pi into a homemade Google Home device which is,

  • Powered by Google Assistant.
  • Voice-activated. No need to press any button, just say “Ok Google” or “Hey Google” and ask your question.
  • There will be a LED indicator that will stay on whenever the conversation between the user and the Google Assistant it in progress.
  • It can initialize on boot so no need to login and run the script from the terminal after reboots.