Seeed’s ReSpeaker 4-MicsLinear Array Kit for Raspberry Pi is an extension board, aka HAT designed for Raspberry Pi. It's a linear microphone array kit, comes with four microphones and designed for AI and voice applications. That means you can build a more powerful and flexible voice product with Raspberry Pi which can integrate Amazon Alexa Voice
Service, Google Assistant, and so on.
ReSpeaker 4-Mic Linear Array Kit for Raspberry Pi consists of two boards, one is voice accessory HAT, another is four microphones linear array.
ReSpeaker 4-Mic Linear Array Kit for Raspberry Pi support 8 input & 8 output channels in Raspbian system. The first 6 input channel for microphone recording(only first 4 input channels are valid capture data), rest of 2 input channel are echo channel of playback. The first 2 output channel for playing, rest of 6 output channel are dummy.
2 ADC chips and 1 DAC chip
Headset and speaker voice output
Intelligent voice assistant systems
Voice conferencing system
Meeting communicating equipment
Voice interacting robot
Car voice assistant
Other scenarios need voice command
An Open Software Ecosystem
We recognize that each project has different requirements and goals. As such we have worked to provide as much flexibility to developers as possible. Our quad-core solution allows us to run numerous software solutions. From the selection of algorithms, NLP services, smart assistants, operating systems, and more, we wish to support our users. If you have suggestions on what services you would like to see us officially support let us know on our forums, or if you enjoy the work yourself, submit a merge request to our github.