Inspiration

For most people, buying a smart home product is not worth the price. We wanted to make an elegant solution that offers all of the benefits that come with a smart home product without all the gimmicks.

What it does

On the machine learning side, the DailyPi scrapes data from reputable websites and uses it to speak things such as news headlines, plans for vacation or the weekend, and day, date and time. On the website side, the DailyPi collects data from its users that can be used to register the device as an official DailyPi.

How we built it

We used a Raspberry Pi that can easily collect data and say it through a speaker in the English language, while taking advantage of its compact size. Venkat worked on the regitration website that was published as https://www.dailypi.tech

Challenges we ran into

Collecting data from the registration webpage.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

The DailyPi can speak updated information!

What we learned

Scraping data from user entries is difficult, but we were able to create a satisfactory product.

What's next for DailyPi

Improve the user-website experience.

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