Introduction Voice assistants and voice interfaces are becoming increasingly embedded into our everyday lives. Each new wave of technology brings new ways for us to talk to our devices. From smartphones, which brought us the first modern digital voice assistant Siri, to smart speakers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, to the emerging generation […]
What's next for voice interfaces? - Digital Shift Q3 2020
From campaigns allowing customers to order cosmetic samples through their smart speakers, to Facebook’s investment in a ‘subvocal recognition’ system which uses sensors to detect internal verbalisations, this chapter covers what is next for voice – whether spoken out loud or not.
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Although voice search currently accounts for a relatively small proportion of search queries overall (exact percentages are hard to find, though we have estimated it to be about 13%), organisations courting local searches would be missing a trick to neglect it.
Last summer, Chinese search giant Baidu made headlines by becoming one of the leading players in the Chinese – and global – smart speaker markets, seemingly out of nowhere.
As part of my dissertation for my Master’s in Digital Marketing at King’s College, I thought it would be interesting to find out if voice assistants like Alexa can impact a consumer’s decision while buying fast moving consumer goods (FMCG).
According to Canalys, global smart speaker usage is forecast to grow 82.4% in 2019, rising from 114 million units in 2018 to 207.9 million this year. In the UK, specifically, the number of smart speaker users is predicted to grow 31.6% to 12.6 million also in 2019.
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Voice interfaces have become embedded into our daily lives, from smart speakers like Amazon Echo to smart devices. Currently only 20% of mobile queries are voice searches but many use cases are emerging. Learn how shoppers are using voice and what this means to marketers.
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Here’s a quick thought experiment.
Find voice search and smart speakers trends – visit the ISD
Browse, save and export more voice-related statistics and charts in the Internet Statistics Database. Constantly updated to reflect the latest findings.