Smartphones to be Challenged by Intelligent Home Speakers



According to Strategy Analytics, shipments of Intelligent Home Speakers reached 5.9 million units globally last year and is anticipated to grow tenfold by 2022. This increase will be driven by improved accuracy in speech recognition, multi-language support and new compelling use cases.

Google Home Now Includes Shopping Capabilities



According to an article in Business Insider, Google Home now allows customers to order and pay for goods through voice commands using Google Express retail partners.

Survey Names Voice Control as Being the Next Big Thing



According to a new survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and Vivint Smart Home, Americans are set to embrace voice control and an increasing number are already using this feature. The survey was conducted in November last year amongst 4108 adults in the US and 923 of the participants already had smart home products. […]

Is Microsoft about to Introduce Its Own Home Hub?



Microsoft’s Home Hub is more likely to be software based and will be integrated into Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. It’s also more likely that the service will be aimed at families, with an upgraded version of its virtual assistant Cortana.

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