Tag Archives: Smart Speakers

Record Year for Smart Speakers (DTE)

More than 150 million smart speakers were sold in 2020, a new report has revealed. A positive holiday shopping season contributed to a positive year in which the market grew to a r... More

Giving Voice to Verbal Interface (Twice)

In the three short years since Amazon launched Echo speakers, sales have exceeded 42 million units, creating a new smart speaker category that by September 2018 had clocked up over... More

Gracenote, TiVo Execs: Smart Speakers, AI Present Opportunities for Music Industry

NEW YORK – The growing popularity of smart speakers and the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-powered systems in the home and car are changing the way artists c... More

How Smart Speakers are Changing the Way We Listen (Pitchfork)

Almost four years after the Echo and Alexa’s rather inauspicious debut—“The whole thing is a tad baffling, but also intriguing,” wrote TechCrunch at the time—smart speake... More

Report: Smart Speaker Adoption Expected to Grow 6 Fold by 2022 (VentureBeat)

A new report projects that the smart speaker market will continue its torrid growth, with Google and Amazon battling for dominance. According to the report, the number of smart spe... More

Adobe Advertising Cloud Teams with TuneIn to Prove Targeted Audio Ads Via Smart Speakers is Scalable (GeoMarketing)

Why aim audio ads at smart speakers now? "Almost 80 percent of audio is consumed in places that visual media can’t reach users,” says Adobe Advertising Cloud’s Siddhant Bhati... More

Netflix Executives on Theme Parks, VR, Smart Speakers, More (Variety)

Netflix is known to embrace cutting-edge technology. The company not only single-handedly introduced consumers to paid subscription video streaming, it was also one of the first of... More

Facebook Scrambles to Catch Up in Smart Speakers (U.S. News)

Facebook will reportedly be joining Amazon, Alphabet and Apple in an increasingly crowded smart speaker market as soon as this summer. According to a new report by DigiTimes, indus... More