The first IoT Google Assisted Shed?

After a couple of weeks of building, blisters, cuts, bruises, splinters and worst, the shed is finally built with just a couple of minor jobs to finish.

Over the next few weeks it will slowly become my new workshop and get teched up.

At work today with Krasimir’s help, I built the Raspberry Pi 3 powered Google AIY project from this months Magpi magazine. Its a fantastic little kit with full instruction. Just add a Pi, mains charger and SD Card. It took about 40 minutes in all including imaging the SD card.

Watch the short video of me testing in my new shed.

So the shed already has a PC, IP camera, and now a Raspberry Pi running the google assistant API. You can either clap your hands and ask a question or push the little arcade button on top.

Cant wait to develop this further. Excellent value for the £5.99 price of the magazine.

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Lecturer in IT at East Berkshire College. Assessor & Verifier Technology Evangelist Hacker Tinkerer Collector of all things Retro Cyclist Kayaker Adventurer

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