So you would like to own an Amazon Echo or Google Home but want a more open platform? The Mycroft Mark II fits the bill. It can play music, answer your questions, and perform other tasks while protecting your privacy. The device can hear you across the room thanks to its 6 microphones, noise reduction, echo cancellation, and beamforming.
Mark II comes with a room-filling sound system. It already has more than 140 skills for you to take advantage of. The speaker has a Xilinx quad-core processor, 4″ IPS LCD touchscreen, Bluetooth, and WiFi.