CES 2019: Smart speakers are changing consumer behavior

Fifty-three million American adults own a smart speaker, and the list is growing; the number of smart speakers in U.S. households jumped 78 percent in one year to 118.5 million in December 2018, according to Edison Research. [Read More]

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(Amazon.com, Inc/Courtesy Photo)Tom Webster, senior vice president of Edison Research, discusses smart speakers at the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES 2019 on Monday, January 7.
Kathy Sheehan, executive vice president of consumer life at market research company GfK, discusses smart technology at the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES 2019 on Monday, January 7.
Kathy Sheehan, executive vice president of consumer life at market research company GfK, discusses smart technology at the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES 2019 on Monday, January 7.
“People said that they’re listening to more audio as a result of getting a smart speaker,” Webster said.
As more consumers get used to smart speakers, the use of auditory assistance is spreading to other devices.

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#SmartSpeakers aren’t devices that end up in the back of the junk drawer. They get used, and they get used a lot. And in the course of that use, they change the behavior of the human that uses them. #AI #Voice #Trend

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal