Google AIY Projects bring do-it-yourself artificial intelligence to students and makers – students at St. Joseph High School in Brooklyn accepted the challenge and brought it into their School Fab Lab Makerspace!
With maker kits, students can build intelligent devices that see, speak, and understand. Then start tinkering. Take things apart, make things better, see what problems they can solve. There are two Google AIY kits at the moment: a Voice Kit and a Vision Kit.
Google Voice Kit
The AIY Voice Kit from Google is a smart device that understands and responds when you speak. Turn on the kit and ask your Google Assistant questions, it’s your own personal Google always ready to help.
Do-it-yourself intelligent speaker lets you experiment with voice recognition and the Google Assistant.
With the Google Assistant built-in, build an intelligent speaker that can understand you, and respond when you ask it a question or tell it to do something. Create your own projects that use voice recognition to control robots, music, games, and more.
Included in the Voice Kit box is: Raspberry Pi Zero WH, Micro SD Card, Micro USB Cable, Push Button, Speaker
Google Vision Kit
The Google AIY Vision Kit is a do-it-yourself intelligent camera that can recognize objects, detect faces, and emotions. Download and use a variety of image recognition neural networks to customize the Vision Kit for your own creation.
Build an intelligent camera that can see faces, detect emotions, and recognize common objects. Create your own projects that take action based on what the Vision Kit sees.
Experiment with image recognition using neural networks.
Included in the Vision Kit box is: Raspberry Pi Zero WH, Pi Camera V2, Micro SD Card, Micro USB Cable, Push Button
Lucky St. Joseph High School students who are incorporating this into their Makerspace!
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