Roughly one-third of US households own a Smart Speaker. And it seems that the longer they own them, the more likely they are to use them for tasks previously accomplished through typing or swiping.
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.
This infographic by PricewaterhouseCoopers illustrates the future of robotics and AI.
While still far from mass adoption, virtual assistants are becoming more widely used by Americans.
Amazon Skills are Echo capabilities that are offered by Amazon itself or by third-party developers. These are the top 10 Skills customers use.