Amazon Alexa Skill Growth Declines Worldwide in the First Half of 2019, But Alexa Skills Pass 60k in U.S. and 30k in U.K.
Amazon Alexa skill growth in the U.S. fell from an average of 85 new skills per day in 2018 to..
IDC Says European Smart Speaker Sales will Exceed 23 Million Devices in 2019 and Google Home Just Outsold Amazon Echo in Q1
IDC has released its Q1 2019 Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker for Europe and the research firm estimates 3.35 million..
Voice Assistant Demographic Data – Young Consumers More Likely to Own Smart Speakers While Over 60 Bias Toward Alexa and Siri
34% of U.S. 18-29-year-olds owned a smart speaker at the beginning of 2019 while the figure for the over 60..
Loup Ventures Says 75% of U.S. Households Will Have Smart Speakers by 2025, Google to Surpass Amazon in Market Share
Loup Ventures has released an updated smart speaker sales forecast model that estimates 28% of the 128 million U.S. households..
Survey Says 73% of Consumers Uncomfortable with Having AI Like Google Duplex Make Phone Calls for Them
A survey from research firm Clutch and digital agency Ciklum found that 73% of consumers are “unlikely to trust an..
More Than 1,000 Alexa Skill Blueprints Have Been Launched as Publicly Available Skills and Alexa Developer Ecosystem Grows to Hundreds of Thousands
Voicebot has learned through industry sources that since Amazon enabled Alexa Skill Blueprints to be published as publicly available skills,..
Pitchbook data shows that Bonobo, an Israel-based conversational AI startup, has been acquired by Salesforce for $45 million. The company..
Adobe Says 91% of Business Decision Makers Investing in Voice Today and Voice Commerce is the Top Objective of 45%
An Adobe survey says 91% of “business decision makers” are making significant investments in voice technologies 88% responded that they..
Microsoft Releases Voice Assistant Usage Report, Finds Apple Siri And Google Assistant Tied at 36%, and 41% of Respondents Have Privacy Concerns
Microsoft released a report recently analyzing the findings of two separate consumer-focused surveys and Microsoft internal data across five core..