The adoption rates, trends and futureThe market of voice-controlled assistants is on fire at the moment. Siri, Cortana, Alexa, Google Assistant, just to… [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
From playing music to ordering pizza, voice assistants seem to be taking the market by storm.
In 2015 1.7 million voice-first devices have been shipped, and 6.5 million in 2016, that excluding the mobile-built in voice services.
VoiceLabs, a voice software start-up, foresees that by the end of 2017 more than 24 million devices will find their new families and homes, totalling at 33 million voice-first gadgets in circulation.
Unlike the voice assistants on mobile devices, home assistants do not provide the visual cues that remind users that there is an ‘app for that’.
Finally, voice assistants are simply not yet good enough.
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