Python code for the Conrad Assistant project
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Conrad Assistant

This project aims to help you create your own Google Home through the use of a Raspberry Pi, an Arduino Nano and some cheap components such as a USB soundcard, speaker and microphone. The project was developed in partnership with Conrad in their efforts to showcase makers around Sweden. I would therefore like to thank them for providing the hardware used in this project. Please also check out their website for more interesting projects. I would also like to thank Eric Vinjegaard for his work on the 3D-printed chassi and Jirka van der Roest for his work on the Arduino code.

Usage

Clone the repository to a folder of your liking and use the following command to start the software:

python assistant.py

Build guide

Please refer to this link for a complete description on how and where to use this software.

http://jonathanlundstrom.me/2018/05/27/project-conrad-assistant/

Supervisor job

If you wish to have the software running all the time, you can use Supervisor to accomplish this. This is the configuration file that I use. It should be placed in /etc/supervisor/conf.d and named sensor.conf or similar.

[program:assistant]
user=pi
directory=/home/pi
environment=HOME="/home/pi",USER="pi"
command=/home/pi/env/bin/python /home/pi/Applications/ConradAssistant/assistant.py
autostart=true
autorestart=true
stderr_logfile=/var/log/assistant.err.log
stdout_logfile=/var/log/assistant.out.log

Finished product

This section will in time be updated with a video of the final build and product.