PRATGLAD – Offline voice control with “Snips”
PRAGLAD allows offline voice control with Snips and therefore works without any cloud services. As a connected device that animates product interactions with customizable voice experience, PRATGLAD associates offline with performance. Indeed, we value privacy and we want to help to protect it. With our assistant nothing of what is said will be recorded, everything stays in the room, it is Private-by-Design. All commands are processed directly on the PRATGLAD server located on the device. We claim that system reliability for smart homes is only possible with non-cloud-based integration. No commands will depend on internet connection. No automatic, “silent” updates may impact the installation. Once it is installed, PRATGLAD will work for several years exactly as it worked on the first day. Of course, there will be updates with improvements and additional features, but one can always choose whether it should be installed or not, nothing will impact or change the configuration without the users knowledge.
With offline voice control with Snips the vocabulary is not restricted and remains just as varied. We can even say that in the field of home automation our solutions are more powerful than those of our competitors. Indeed, thanks to the “understanding of natural language” the possibilities of commands are numerous and various. Furthermore, we have the possibility to customize commands. Thus, it is possible to control and query the equipment in your home, light, television, shutters, heating, scenes… We recently added new features, such as a hospitality mode with “DND” or “MUR” functions, internet research for restaurants or POIs, the request for the date and time, the possibility of configuring an alarm and more. Three languages are available English, French and German.
- Speaker performance similar to smarphones
- 4 digital microphones for max 7-10m distance to the speaker
- H3, Quad-core Cortex-A7 mit 1.2GHz
- DDR3 RAM 512MB
- 8 GB eMMC flash memory
- Voice control of SONOS speakers : on/off, volume, next, previous, favorite selection by voice. Zero configuration.
- Extendable voice control of custom devices like Shelly switches, motion etc. Node-RED sample code included.
- Voice Control of TV and other media systems. Node-RED sample code included.
- Special functions for AAL: Help call, monitoring with automatic help request.
- Configurable voice announcements for KNX events