Smart speakers powered by Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri represented a white-hot consumer device market in the 2016-2019 period. Surging..
Facebook has suspended “Hey Facebook” as a wake word for the voice assistant built into its Portal line of smart..
Facebook Portal smart speaker and Oculus Quest headset owners can now say “Hey Facebook” to activate their respective voice assistants...
Facebook, Xiaomi Join Amazon’s Voice Interoperability Initiative, Google and Apple Still Holding Out
Amazon has added Facebook, Xiaomi, Garmin, and Dolby to the ranks of the Voice Interoperability Initiative (VII) a year after..
Zoom video conferencing is coming to the Amazon Echo Show, Facebook Portal, and Google Nest Hub Max smart displays this..
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is working with Facebook to distribute the social media giant’s Portal smart speakers to..
Facebook will pay for people’s voice recordings to help train the speech recognition engine for its Portal smart display. The..
Amazon Continues to Lead in Smart Displays with 59% Share While Facebook Portal Only Tallies 2% Adoption Among Smart Speaker Users
Amazon Echo Show and Spot, both introduced in 2017, were the first smart displays. These devices integrate voice assistant based..
Facebook’s New Portal TV Turns Televisions into Smart Displays While New Portal Devices Begin Shipping to UK, France, Italy, Spain, Australia and New Zealand
Facebook has launched the new Portal smart displays it promised back in June. The new lineup includes an updated version..
Facebook May Turn its Portal Smart Display Into Your New Media Streaming Device and Bring Video Calling to TVs
The Information is reporting (N.B. paywall) that Facebook has “has approached Netflix, Disney and other media companies about putting their..