Category: Informal Posts
Home Assistant is arguably a staple of home labs for IoT devices and this year they’ve been running a “Year of Voice” campaign about their efforts to enable voice assistant functionality. So, I decided to take a peek and see how well it works.
A few years ago, Google released a neat little product called Coral, a “tensor processing unit” (TPU), aka, an AI accelerator. Targeted at IoT/embedded devices, such as a Raspberry Pi, Coral can run models using TensorFlow Lite and has enough performance to allow these devices to do some AI in a reasonable amount of time.
Linux distributions come with a built-in documentation function through what are called “man” (manual) pages. However, reading the manual generally requires knowing the name of the program or function you’re working with. So, let’s see if we can do a little better.