December 12, 2018

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Stephanie is an open-source platform built specifically for voice-controlled applications as well as to automate daily tasks imitating much of an virtual assistant’s work.

repo name SlapBot/stephanie-va
repo link
language Python
size (curr.) 102 kB
stars (curr.) 747
created 2017-06-10
license MIT License


Main Website / Demo / Documentation / Usage / Modules / Developer Guide / Slides

note: Consider joining the official slack community to discuss more about Stephanie-VA at: Slack Link

Stephanie is an open-source platform built specifically for voice-controlled applications as well as to automate daily tasks imitating much of a virtual assistant’s work.

To learn more, head to Stephanie, which has nicely formatted guides for installation, configuration, usages, etc. along with the extensive documentation.

Getting Started


  • Install portaudio: sudo apt-get install portaudio19-dev
  • Install python 3
  • Install python pip: sudo apt-get install python3-pip
  • Install required libraries python3
  • Add API keys to config.ini
  • Run python3


If you run into an issue or require technical support, please first look through the closed and open GitHub Issues, as you may find a solution there (or some useful advice, at least).

If you’re still having trouble, the next place to look would be the new Subreddit Stephanie, as well as Quora Stephanie. If your problem even still remains unsolved, contact me personally through a message on any of social networks like facebook, Quora, Reddit. (Not too sure about facebook because of their spam filter, so consider quora or reddit as first choice.)


If you are looking for just a casual conversation about Stephanie or anything related to bugs/feedback or just anything, contact me through social network links like facebook, Quora, Reddit, whereas for any formal enquiries or serious discussion consider dropping me a mail at

Sounder Algorithm

The brain of the Stephanie is an algorithm which predicts the intent through a speech converted text, to know more about it’s internal API and the algorithm itself check the paper and the library present here at Sounder which is completely open-source.

3rd Party Modules

Created your very own 3rd Party Module and want to share it with the community? Share it here at Subreddit Stephanie so that we could verify it as legit and showcase it in our main website.


Copyright (c) 2017 Ujjwal Gupta. All rights reserved.

Stephanie is covered by the MIT license, a permissive free software license that lets you do anything you want with the source code, as long as you provide back attribution and “don’t hold [us] liable”. For the full license text see the file.

As well as I am not accounted for any 3rd Party Module Installations, so make sure they are legit before installing it, as I will not be liable for any kind of damage in terms of virus/data leak or whatnot.

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