Alexa on over 100 mln devices shipped so far

Alexa on over 100 mln devices shipped so far

"At the current level, Samsung's Smart TV models will physically work with the separate Google Home and Amazon Echo AI speakers, but later the AI platforms will be embedded in Samsung TVs", Chu said. It has also rolled out a redesigned smart home control for smart displays and the Google Home app on your smartphone. With a phone running Android Auto, you can have access to the Assistant from your car's infotainment screen. Virtually everywhere you look, the Google Assistant is there. AI voice assistants are expected to dominate this year's CES, with smart homes fast becoming the norm in the US. Both Alexa and Google Assistant will be able to Control volume, switch inputs, launch an application of the users choice or turn off or on the television. That's pretty impressive, but of course, Google has Android to thank for this achievement.

Google's Assistant had a very eventful 2018, spreading on smart speakers, smart screens, expanding its language base, and now the firm expects it to reach a billion users by the end of January 2019. This is partly because the assistant's creators are rolling them out to more devices than ever.

Over 150 different products have Alexa already built into them and there are over 28,000 smart-home gadgets that can utilize Amazon's virtual assistant. The more queries, the smarter these digital assistants become via machine learning.

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Diplomatic tensions between Canada and China have escalated since Meng's arrest on December 1. Travel to China is getting risky for US citizens - especially those with dual U.S.

Serie A champions Juventus win race to sign Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey
Ramsey joined Arsenal from Cardiff in 2008 and has won the FA Cup on three occasions - scoring the decisive goal in two finals. Youngster Emile Smith Rowe who has impressed in the Europa League and Carabao Cup remains sidelined by a hip problem.

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It's also possible that the National Football League buzz surrounding quarterback Dwayne Haskins may have also drawn viewers. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer repeated that he's done coaching after Tuesday's 28-23 Rose Bowl victory over Washington .

The latest products to get Assistant?

Today before their huge booth opens at CES 2019, Google announced a pretty incredible statistic regarding the Google Assistant: it's about to become available on over one billion devices worldwide. Amazon has done well with its two-year head start in the market.

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