Raspberry Pi + Furby = Furlexa, the Amazon Echo Furby @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Mashing up old tech and new tech is an ongoing fascination for makers. Over at howchoo, Zach has managed to turn a Furby into an Alexa, in a little project he calls Furlexa. Here’s more from howchoo:
By combining a Raspberry Pi Zero W (a tiny computer), Amazon’s (mostly) open-source Alexa Voice Service software, and a few other electrical components, I converted my normal Furby into an Amazon Echo….
It is my hope that you can either use this guide as a fun read or to build your own Furby Echo — I tried to write it in a style that any crowd would enjoy and I hope that I accomplished that goal.
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