Making “à la Rabbit prototype” with Python, Push-to-Talk, Local, and Cloud LLMs

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At the beginning of 2024, almost all tech reviewers wrote about Rabbit R1 — the first portable “AI assistant” with a $199 cost. Which uses, according to authors, “neuro-symbolic programming” and a LAM (“Large Action Model”) to perform different tasks. But how does it work? Well, the best way to know is to make the prototype on our own!

Those readers who have never heard about the Rabbit R1 before can find plenty of YouTube reviews like this: