How to change Alexa language ?

Document created by Theophile Leroy Employee on Sep 20, 2019Last modified by Theophile Leroy Employee on Sep 20, 2019
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Two cases can be distinguish :

 

1. You are part of our Out Of Box enablement

French (France)

English (GB)

English (United State)

 

In order to enable your correct region type "help" in command terminal:

 

"ww_model": Setup the wake word model language
          Usage:
               ww_model set en-US               set the language model setting
               ww_model show                    show current language model setting

 

         Language list:
               en-GB
               en-US
               fr-FR

For example to enable French language type in the terminal : " ww_model set fr-FR "

Then reset the board by typing in the terminal "reset".

 

 

2. Others

German

English (Austria)

English (Indian)

Spanish  (Spain)

French Canada

Italian

Japanese

 

In order to enable those language you will need to get access to our software and re-compile the ais_demo project with modifications according to your needs.

Go to slnalexaiot_ais_demo/audio/amazon folder. Open "amazon_wake_word.h"

Comment the MACROS of model you want to enable.

 

Here is an example for a german wake world and language enablement:

//#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_de_DE
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_en_AU
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_en_GB
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_en_IN
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_en_US
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_es_ES
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_fr_CA
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_fr_FR
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_it_IT
#define LIGHTEN_MODEL_ja_JP

 

Re-compile and flash the new binary following the instructions in "Developer Guide" document.


Then go to step (1) to configure the language in the application.

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