Smart Speakers are already having an impact on commerce. Almost one-third of owners say they’re spending more on Amazon and Google since getting their Smart Speaker.
NPR commissioned research to find out why people want smart speakers. Music was unsurprisingly at the top of the reasons why they use these devices.
This infographic by Visual Capitalist illustrates Amazon owner Jeff Bezos’ vast business empire.
According to eMarketer estimates, 35.6 million Americans will use a voice-activated assistant device at least once a month this year—that’s a jump of 128.9% over 2016.