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smart speaker

A wireless speaker that includes other functions. For example, Zettaly's Avy is a Bluetooth speaker with full Android capability. Amazon's Echo and Google's Home are smart speakers with virtual assistants. See Bluetooth speaker, Amazon Echo and Google Home.
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The blurb also says the smart speaker features audio technologies courtesy of AKG.
The global smart speaker market grew 55.4 per cent in Q2, 2019, and Baidu acquired 17.3 per cent market share with 4.5 million shipments, reporting a whopping 3700 per cent annual growth, the official release notes.
Google launched the Home Hub smart speaker on October 9 last year but, at this year's I/O event in May, decided to rebrand it as the Nest Hub.
The global smart speaker market is highly fragmented and the major players have used various strategies such as new product launches, expansions, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, acquisitions, and others to increase their footprints in this market.
The team envisions their tool could function like an app, or a skill for Alexa that runs passively on a smart speaker or smartphone while people sleep.
Some parents hire tutors or homework coaches, but others are turning to a tireless assistant that sits on kitchen counters offering friendly, knowledgeable answers to seemingly any question -- the family smart speaker.
Seven-in-ten smart speaker owners use their device daily despite common concerns around security and privacy, while those same factors are leading reasons non-owners have not acquired a device.
Alice is available on multiple platforms including Yandex.Station smart speaker, Yandex Search App, Yandex.Browser, Yandex.Phone, LG WK7Y smart speakers, Elari SmartBeat, Irbis A and DEXP Smartbox, Elari KidPhone 3G children's smartwatches, Sony Xperia Ear Duo headphones, as well as Yandex.Navigator and other Yandex products and services.
"Play this radio station" is one of the more primitive--albeit intuitive--commands for a smart speaker. As people get familiar with their devices, and as publishers start designing news updates that take advantage of smart speakers' unique capabilities, streaming could wind up being a transitional behavior.
Smart homes are the rage nowadays, but it's easy to get confused if you're just starting your smart speaker comparison.

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