Ubergizmo – Volkwagen announced they will be integrating Alexa into their vehicles as well as launching a new Alexa skill.
Engadget – Samsung’s new robotic vacuum, the Powerbot VR7000, can be controlled by your Amazon Echo device.
Gartner predicts 20% of all user interactions with smartphones will take place via virtual personal assistants by 2019.
Mycroft is different. It isn’t a Silicon Valley giant. But, it is competing directly against the biggest tech companies: Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft.
Cathy Pearl is the Director of User Experience at Sense.ly, the author of the new book from O’Reilly, Designing Voice User Interfaces, and a scheduled speaker at the upcoming Virtual Assistant Summit in San Francisco in late January 2017.