Have you ever thought about setting up your own Google Assistant device that you can customize? With the Raspberry Pi and BrainCraft HAT, you can do just that.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through setting up the Google Assistant API. Once that's all set up, you can install a few library, enable permissions and get the Google Assistant running on the Pi. Now you can ask Google what you want with the simple push of a button.

Parts

There are a few basic parts that are needed for this project. To start with, You can use a BrainCraft HAT which includes a display.

Video of a white hand hovering a coffe mug over a Adafruit BrainCraft HAT thats connected to a Raspberry Pi 4. Display detects that its a coffee mug.
The idea behind the BrainCraft HAT is that you’d be able to “craft brains” for Machine Learning on the EDGE, with Microcontrollers & Microcomputers. On ASK...
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Or you can use the Voice Bonnet.

Top down view of a Adafruit Voice Bonnet for Raspberry Pi connected to a Pi/
Your Raspberry Pi computer is like an electronic brain - and with the Adafruit Voice Bonnet you can give it a mouth and ears as well! Featuring two microphones and two...
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The rest of the parts are for either of the above options.

Angled shot of Raspberry Pi 4
NOTE: Due to stock limitations we may only be able to offer refunds or store credit for Pis that are defective, damaged or lost in...
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Angled shot of Official Raspberry Pi Power Supply 5.1V 3A with USB C with Power plug facing down.
The official Raspberry Pi USB-C power supply is here! And of course, we have 'em in classic Adafruit black! Superfast with just the right amount of cable length to get your Pi 4...
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Enclosed Speaker with JST cable
Listen up! This 2.8" x 1.2" speaker is a great addition to any audio project where you need 4 ohm impedance and 3W or less of power. We particularly like...
$3.95
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Hand removing/installing micro SD card from SD adapter
Add mega-storage in a jiffy using this 8 GB class 4 micro-SD card. It comes with a SD adapter so you can use it with any of our shields or adapters. Preformatted to FAT so it works out...
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Monoprice 5-Watt Guitar Amplifier and  Portable Recorder
Always be ready rock out or record with this 5-watt Guitar Amplifier, Portable Recorder, and USB Audio Interface from Monoprice.This handheld 5-watt amp...
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Cell-phone TRRS Headset - Earbud Headphones with Microphone
These earbud headphones are the perfect accessory for your FONA - they've been tested to work with our modules - but can be used with any iOS or Android device that uses a TRRS...
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This guide was first published on Oct 21, 2020. It was last updated on Oct 21, 2020.

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