Snips is a Voice Assistant with privacy in mind. You can let Snips process all queries on a Raspberry Pi 3.

Official documentation:

Status (17. June 2018): Working

The Snips Assistant needs at least a Raspberry Pi 3 to run. But Snips introduced the concept of base and satellite. The Base handles all the hard work, and a satellite can be a cheap lightweight device which will listen to a wake word and delegates the hard work to the base.


  • Poor language understanding

  • Very few skills available


  • Runs locally

  • Integration with Home Assistant

Setup SAM

Setup a base

Setup a satellite