- December 22, 2016
- Venkatesh Thallam
The term AI in consumer context is more often than not referred to the virtual assistant which also enables connected home. When Amazon first launched the Echo which is a speaker with the virtual assistant ‘Alexa’ built in, it felt like magic. That’s the first time anyone have ever released a full scale consumer product with a platform for 3rd party integrations. And then came Google. During the first ever hardware launch, Google released a competitive product, Google Home, which is a smart speaker with Google Assistant built into it. It was the first...