Home automation hacker Charlie Cole has employed a Raspberry Pi to create a voice interface to his LightwaveRF devices. A virtual butler is born and ‘Jeeves’ controls lights, sockets and IR devices using only his masters voice. Check out all the details and the video below…
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Quick video showing controlling a home automation system using voice commands. If you want to read about it, then you can find more at – www.moop.org.uk
This includes the source code but it’s quite untidy so treat it as for reference only. Raspberry Pi runs the software. LightwaveRF control is done over IP (blog.networkedsolutions.co.uk). Voice recognition library is CMU pocketsphinx (cmusphinx.sourceforge.net). Speech is generated by festival (www.cstr.ed.ac.uk). GPIO stuff uses WiringPi (wiringpi.com). The IR control is done using the clock on GPIO7 to produce the 38KHz modulation needed.