“Alexa, what’s your favorite Pi?”

March 14, 2018 | Karen Schultz

Gumstix Chatterbox for Raspberry Pi Compute

Hot-word AVS, Cameras, Speakers and More

Designed by Gumstix in Geppetto, and following the Amazon AVS functional design guide, the Chatterbox for Raspberry Pi CM provides a feature rich development platform for Alexa Voice Service projects.

Gumstix iMX7 Chatterbox for Raspberry Pi compute module (Amazon Alexa Voice Service evaluation board) image


With a 2.5-Watt speaker driver, programmable push buttons, and a built-in microphone, Chatterbox can be configured as a push- or hold-to-talk, or hot-word-detect Alexa platform. Exciting features, such as 15-pin CSI 2 camera connector, RGB LED, WiFi, and Bluetooth, as well as a 20-pin GPIO header.

The Chatterbox for Pi is an ideal home assistant development board. Ready for prototyping or designers can easily copy and modify in Geppetto® D2O to create their own custom Raspberry Pi AVS or IoT design in minutes.

Make it your own in Geppetto

The Gumstix Chatterbox for Raspberry Pi® Compute is designed by our engineers in Geppetto and you can do the same. Clone the design and make it your own OR you can start from scratch.

Customize the Chatterbox in Geppetto
Customize the Chatterbox in Geppetto
Geppetto is our free online design tool that allows you to create a custom hardware design — no electrical engineering required from you. Moreover, we handle everything, from sourcing of parts to production, to ensuring that your board boots out of the box. We take care of production while you focus on your software or application. We will deliver your pre-tested, production-ready boards after 15 business days.