The Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers are a few years ahead of the Facebook smart speaker. Will Facebook be able to stand a chance? More like, no!
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With the huge success of the Amazon Echo, and Amazon Dot devices, it was only a matter of time before the online retail giant looked to capitalize on even more customer-centric data, and the brand new Echo Look seems to be just such a device. While it is not available to everyone, Amazon have started taking requests for the device, which they are currently pricing at $200.
This is the news every Google Home user who doesn’t live alone has been waiting for, the ability to have your information relayed specifically when you interact with it. While this news has sent the Google-verse into a spin, you shouldn’t get too excited yet, as the card seems to have been sent out by mistake, and the functionality this card purports to give, sadly isn’t there.
Google officially unveiled the Google Home Hub at their recent MadeByGoogle event. The answer to the Amazon Echo, the hub will have far-field voice recognition with touch controls and integrated Hi-Fi speaker.
Apple is working on an Amazon Echo Competitor device that will help iOS users control lights, appliances and other devices in their homes with the use of voice commands. Even though the news is relatively exciting to Apple fans, smart home enthusiasts are on the fence. But why is that the case?
Users of the iHome SmartPlug and the August Home Door Locks can now easily control their smart home devices with their voice with the help of Amazon Alexa voice integration.
The Amazon Echo is the latest in smart home technology. It can play internet radio, music, news and more with voice command controls. It also uses voice commands to control household features such as lights and A/C. The full list of features is impressive, and the device retails for a reasonable price.