VentureBeat’s Khari Johnson made a pretty strong argument in late December that Amazon and Microsoft were the winners of the 2016 chat wars. However, I think he is using the wrong lens for evaluation.
It looks like the UK will be another site for the battle between the Amazon and Google Home beginning this summer.
A UK Bank is showing off its integration with Google Home before the device is even offered in the country.
Voicebot recently caught up with Travis L. Teague, a pioneer in the Amazon Alexa development community, to get his take on the current state of voice application development on the Alexa, Google Home and Mycroft platforms.
A recent report from AndroidGuys speculates that Samsung could be developing it’s own smart speaker called Hello to compete directly with Google Home and the Amazon Echo.