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I was trying to set up Jasper on my Raspberry Pi. While the programm was running fine I wasn't quite pleased with the performance.

So i was thinking to run Jasper on a more powerfull machine and the raspberry as some kind of I/O board for the microphone and speakers.

I have some other prjekts i wanted to try where the computing power of the Raspberry pi isn't quite enough but i need the ports on the pi.

Is there a way to connect my raspberry over the local network to my server who does the computing for him?

edit: I would need to send an audio file from the pi to my server and an other one back from the server to the pi. But i think it would be easier if i could access the ports (USB, GPIO) directly from the server over the network.

edit: Sorry my mistake it's called Jasper and is an open source voice controll software. (http://jasperproject.github.io/#about)

closed as too broad by Aurora0001, techraf, Dmitry Grigoryev, Milliways, Steve Robillard Mar 29 '18 at 16:10

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  • Could you edit the question and include details of the data you want to send from the Pi to the server? – joan Mar 15 '18 at 14:21
  • What is Jesper and Jasper? References/URLs is helpfull. – MatsK Mar 15 '18 at 15:06
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The easiest thing to do is to use an Raspberry Pi Zero as a port expander for your computer like here. This takes advantage of the ability of gpiozero to access the GPIO pins of a Server via network. So it actually works with every Pi model on the network not just a Pi zero connected directly. I think you can enable the server in raspi-config. But for not I think it only works with Python.

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