DIY Dancing Amazon Alexa Dog

The Puplexa is a DIY Amazon Alexa device made with a dog speaker that dances to the sound of Alexa’s voice. I built this for fun and to learn how the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) works. I used a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch, a USB microphone, a dancing speaker, and the AVS SDK. Here’s how I did it.


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