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Picovoice Shepherd

Made in Vancouver, Canada by Picovoice

Picovoice Shepherd is the first no-code platform for building voice interfaces on microcontrollers. It enables creating voice experiences similar to Alexa that run entirely on microcontrollers. Picovoice Shepherd accelerates prototyping, mitigates technical risks, and shortens time to market. Paired with Picovoice Console users can deploy custom voice models into microcontrollers instantly.


  • Linux (x86_64)
  • macOS (x86_64, arm64)
  • Windows (x86_64)

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Install the Picovoice Shepherd:

pip3 install pvshepherd

Note for macOS

Install Python using either the official installer or Homebrew. Shepherd cannot run using the Python shipped with macOS. If using the Homebrew Python, make sure that /usr/local/bin is in the PATH variable before installing Shepherd.

Note for Windows

The default Python installation options do not add it to the Windows PATH variable. To fix the issue, refer to the Python Docs.


Run the following command from the terminal:


On Linux, Shepherd will ask for the root password only on the first launch.

For more information, please refer to Picovoice Shepherd Documentation

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