Bil Herd needs very little introduction to the Making and Hacking community. In his impressive career he has created computers and technology that got so many of us started in computing. Read the full update.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone, hope you had a good holiday. Earlier we sent Acusis out to some users to try it out and see what they would do. One user, Mikael, made an Alexa-enabled system using Acusis and Raspberry Pi. Read the full update.
First, thank you to everyone who has backed us - you are the reason we’ve gotten this far! We’d like to share this video showing where Acusis really comes in handy. We whipped up a simple web-app using webkitSpeechRecogntition and meSpeak.js, on a Raspberry Pi 2. Offloading tasks like echo-cancellation really shines in embedded systems like this. While this is only a fun demo app, it shows the problem we’ve had in a voice-controlled podcast player we were building earlier. Read the full update.
Thanks to you early backers, we've sold out all of the early-bird specials and more! It has been fun making and launching Acusis, and we are very grateful for your support. Read the full update.
Acusis is an echo-canceling, far-field, linear array microphone for speech recognition and voice communications. There are a few early bird units available at a discounted price, so be sure to pledge and help spread the word on this awesome project! Read the full update.