Google Assistant takes on Alexa with four smart displays at CES

#Google Assistant-enabled touchscreens unveiled Monday at CES are made for your kitchen countertop and will compete against #Amazon's Echo Show. [Read More]

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On a side table to his right was the Lenovo Smart Display, more or less a #Google Assistant-powered smart speaker with a built-in touchscreen.
The new smart displays are important for #Google's business, too.
With the smart displays, #Google will now have an even larger lineup of competing electronics.
YouTube woes for AmazonThe unveiling of the smart displays comes at a difficult time in #Google and #Amazon's relationship.
Despite the timing, Gummi Hafsteinsson, product management director for #Google Assistant, said the YouTube dustup with #Amazon was unrelated to the smart displays' unveiling and "are separate issues."

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#Google introduces competition for the #Amazon Echo Show; Smart Assistant devices with a touchscreens for your kitchen countertop. #CES2018 #SmartSpeaker #Trend

Source: Cnet