Here Are The Best Smart Home Appliance Launches At CES 2018

Here Are The Best Smart Home Appliance Launches At CES 2018

The biggest brands are not the only players in voice assistants. The retail site will sell Google's products and will also sell the Nest smart thermostat, and Google's Assistant will be the main focus of the site. Alexa's commanding mindshare was enough to bring Google to the Las Vegas event in full force, eager to encourage the world to shout its name. The technology was packed into a variety of smart home products, ranging from speakers and radios through to lamps and vacuum ... Google is looking to nab more of that real estate as well.

On the basic technology level, Alexa has, for competition, Apple's Siri, Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana and Samsung's Bixby.

"When these devices detect the wake word, they stream audio to the cloud, including a fraction of a second of audio before the wake word", Amazon's website reads.

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Recent reports have revealed that this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) might be turning out to be an all-out war between Google and Amazon in terms of their respective voice assistants.

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Google has made great strides with Assistant, but the search giant still has plenty of work to do to catch up with Amazon's Alexa. By taking a more aggressive step forward with its own hardware, it signaled to other companies that it was safe for them to continue to invest resources of their own.

Some analysts also say it's too soon to rule out Bixby, Samsung's AI assistant, which the company vowed to make a more central part of all its connected devices by 2020. Now called Actions, these skills will appear in their own section of the Google Assistant app.

Most of the Assistant-exclusive functions one would imagine when using voice commands from Android Auto have already been working, and it even used the Google Assistant animation previously. "We traded over 1 Google Home gadget each second ever since Google Home Mini began exporting in October", VP for Product Management at Google Home, Rishi Chandra, claimed to the media in an interview last week. A range of companies, including Salesforce, SAP SuccessFactors, Concur, Ring Central and ServiceNow all plan to integrate their applications with Alexa for Business. While the intention for attaching a screen to an Echo might have been for the objective of something else entirely, Google thinks they can do one better than Amazon did, with their own Smart Displays running Google Assistant.

Amazon's Alexa virtually dominates the voice-based AI space with a 82% market share with Google Home way behind at 18%.

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