BPI-R18-AI(Allwinner SoC-Only 3-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit)

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Introduction

Overview

BPI-R18-AI Allwinner SoC-Only 3-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit for Amazon AVS with allwnner R18 chip design

Allwinner SoC-Only 3-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit is Allwinner’s official development board targeting at audio recognition field, which is certified by Amazon.Powered by Allwinner R18 Quad-core CortexTM-A53, Its rich features and cost-effectiveness make audio intelligence further close to our daily life.

Key Features

  • Integrates all AVS features on a single SoC
Supports for either Linux or Android
High performance with low power consumption
  • Reserves application headroom for non-AVS applications
Built-in battery-operated designs.
Supports 6 MICs both-side placement,configurable to 6/4/3/2 MICs

Hardware

The AVS Developer Kit is a qualified device enables Alexa Voice Service (AVS) that allows developer to interact with Alexa Voice Service hands-free. It includes a 6-mic array and one base board that provides various peripheral interfaces. Services to play music, ask questions, set alarms, play iHeartRadio, news, sports updates, weather and more are available on this kit. With Gmems’s front end algorithm, the developer kit is equipped with most advanced beamforming, noise reduction and echo cancellation technology so that your commands can be easily picked up even under noisy environment or during music is playing.

Hardware Spec

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Dimensions

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BPI-R18-AI Kit

Allwinner SoC-Only 3-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit comes with three components - mainboard,MIC board,Flexible interconnection ribbon cable and copper pillars, power adapter is not included.

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Software

AVS quick start guide

The AVS Developer Kit is a qualified device enables Alexa Voice Service (AVS) that allows developer to interact with Alexa Voice Service hands-free. It includes a 6-mic array and one base board that provides various peripheral interfaces. Services to play music, ask questions, set alarms, play iHeartRadio, news, sports updates, weather and more are available on this kit. With Gmems’s front end algorithm, the developer kit is equipped with most advanced beamforming, noise reduction and echo cancellation technology so that your commands can be easily picked up even under noisy environment or during music is playing.

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  • Get start with common tools

1.Via adb

adb is Android debug bridge. Typeadb shell in command line(windows) or Terminal(MacOS or Linux) to enter debug mode,developers can type commands here.:

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2.Via serial Com

on windows, you need tools like SecureCRT or putty or MobaXterm to use serial port. On Ubuntu, minicom is the most popular application to debug via serial comm. This is the setting on MobaXterm:

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3.push and pull files

adb push and adb pull commands can push data from PC to developer kit and pull data from developer kit to PC.

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just drag the file to command line tool, it will display the directory automatically.

Connect to Internet:

Without internet, developer can’t enjoy the Alexa Voice Service. Type the command below to connect to Internet: wifi_connect_ap_test “ssid” “passwd” ssid and passwd are your network name and your password respectively.

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amazon AVS project

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https://developer.amazon.com/alexa-voice-service/dev-kits/allwinner-3-mic

Allwinner

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http://allwinnertech.com/index.php?c=market&a=index&id=59

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