How to Make Alexa Say Love With Me!

About: As a young kid, my curiosity in electronics was compelling.... why does thunder interrupt the radio reception? ....why does ROBOTs run without any wire?.... and I've been hooked on making thing ever since.

Intro: How to Make Alexa Say Love With Me!

1) easy.

2) low cost.

3) AI.

Step 1: Material

1. RPI 3 * 1

2. HDTV * 1(FOR setup Alexa & as her mouth)

3. USB MIC * 1

4. wireless keyboard & mouse * 1(FOR setup Alexa)

Step 2: Build Alexa Step by Step

1.setup the the RPI 3 to boot up to desktop(as her body).

2.setup the USB MIC(as her ear).

3.setup PulseAudio.(mixer and VU)

The Alexa resources and instructions on Github are at:

https://github.com/alexa/alexa-avs-sample-app

Step 3: Make More Her Body

4. register an amazon account(as her head).

you need to create an Amazon Developer Account at: https://developer.amazon.com/login.html

5.setup Alexa to trigger by a Button.

6.setup Alexa to trigger by a wakeupWord.

7. make a test (say): Alexa, are you there ?

Step 4: Chatting With Her

what is your name?

what is my name?

where are you from?

where are you ?

what is the weather today?

what is 73 degrees fahrenheit ?

what do you look like ?

what is 100 times 10 thousands?

knock, knock ))

Step 5: Make Alexa to Say Love

set a timer !

set another timer!

tell me a joke !

what's the score of Major League Baseball !

buy me a pizza !(this will charge)

play my audiobook !(this will charge)

play Bruce Springsteen !(this will charge)

simon said! !

sing a song for me !

i love you !

Step 6: Troubleshootings

1. run pulseaudio -D to see input error(ALEXA CAN'T HEAR YOU) or output error(NO SOUND).

2. For the audio out run: speaker-test -c2 -twav

3.For microphone run:

arecord -f S16_LE -Dplug:default test.wav

aplay test.wav

4. if ALEXA CAN'T HEAR YOU goto 2.3 setup alsa and setup pulseaudio add an USB MIC then.

Step 7: More Help

1. when you are talking the pulse volum of MIC (recording) is getting longger.

Audio setup & debugging

https://github.com/alexa-pi/AlexaPi.wiki.git

Clone in Desktop

Setting up your devices

2. when Alexa is talking the TV speaker will make some sound.

3. if your OS is not new-installed

1)you need to install VLC.

2)you need to install alsa.

cd ~ && wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/alexa-pi/AlexaP...
&& bash alsa-info.sh

3)you need to install pulseaudio,

4)you need to install java.

5)you need to install alexa:

The Alexa resources and instructions on Github are at:

https://github.com/alexa. . .

6)you need an Amazon Developer Account at: https://github.com/alexa.

In order to Setting up your Alexa's head.

7)else if you need full document, it's added like the PDF file.

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    tomatoskins

    1 year ago

    What a cool project! How do you set up PulseAudio? I've never heard of this before.

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    David_Lintomatoskins

    Reply 1 year ago

    It is kind of volum mixer controller of linux version.