Mycroft: an open-source AI tool to make your smart home smarter

Mycroft: an open-source AI tool to make your smart home smarter Artificial Intelligence is everywhere. Self-driving cars, world’s sexiest robot or Go champion, all are the miracles of artificial intelligence. How about an AI-powered device leading all the connected gadgets in your home? Sounds appealing, right? Voice activated personal assistants are in vogue thanks to Apple’s Siri and Google Now. Amazon Echo is one of the first smart-home assistants that brings voice control into the picture. However, a new startup is putting a similar value on voice control. Mycroft, the world’s first open-source, open-hardware home AI platform. Despite looking a bit like a cute alarm clock, Mycroft is more than just a cute face. It’s an open-source, AI-powered smart home assistant with Raspberry Pi 2 in heart and Arduino controllers at…


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