I like to have random wallpapers while working on PC, a kind of window opened to the world. Now add to that a set of wonderful and free pictures from Unsplash, and you’ll need nothing else to stay happy and motivated! For Windows, there are tools that do that we no big deal, like DMT. For Ubuntu, I didn’t find… Read more →
If you are here, it means that you are trying to use your headset’s microphone AND speakers with Raspberry Pi 3. What appeared to be a configuration issue turned to a real headache. After so many weekends spent to find a solution, I ended up with a lot of information and no workaround, a sort of puzzle parts that I’m… Read more →
This post will show you how to connect your Raspberry Pi 3 to your Bluetooth headset, using A2DP profile. Please note that A2DP profile supports only audio output, but no input such as microphone. If you are looking for HSP support, please read the other post: Connect Bluetooth Headset To Raspberry Pi 3 (A2DP & HSP) Set up Raspberry Pi… Read more →
In this post, I’ll show you an example of services that Amazon Alexa can offer in the cars, as we start to see its integration by many automakers in their new vehicles. Alexa is a vocal assistant released by Amazon in 2014, that lets 3rd parties create new applications based on voice interactions, so the user can do everything in… Read more →
Download infographic (PDF): Alexa-in-CES-2017.pdf Edit and reuse the infographic for your own: https://www.canva.com/design/DACJYsl4MNU Download infographic (PNG): If you were, like me, flooded by all the good news related to Amazon Alexa at CES 2017, For those who don’t yet know about it, Alexa is a voice platform released by Amazon in 2014, that lets 3rd parties create new applications and… Read more →
The aim of this project it to create a simple GUI (Graphical User Interface) for Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa.
Raspbian images come in UK English, including QWERTY keyboard, so people with other keyboards may need to change it. The easy way to do it is by modifying directly the default configuration file. From command line, type: sudo nano /etc/default/keyboard In the line: XKBLAYOUT=”gb” Change gb to the language/country that you want, for example France AZERTY is fr. You can find your… Read more →
This post will show you how to connect a Bluetooth headset (microphone/speakers) to your Raspberry Pi, it is a sum up of several weeks I’ve spent trying to find a stable solution.