Monday, May 08, 2017

Amazon Echo Controls 71% Of Smart-Speaker Biz: Report

A trio of new reports confirms what we kinda already know: that voice control is the happening new user interface, and that smart wireless speakers from Amazon are the dominant domicile for virtual digital assistants.

According to new numbers from market research consultancy Parks Associates, the category, led by Amazon’s Echo, Dot and Tap, has already penetrated upward of 11 percent of U.S. broadband households, while projections call for annual sales in excess of 50 million units by 2020.

This year, the market for smart speakers is expected to grow roughly 60 percent, the firm noted.

From the article "Amazon Echo Controls 71% Of Smart-Speaker Biz: Report" by Alan Wolf.

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