Steve Goldstein: Raise your voice – Seven top questions about voice assistant devices

By Steve Goldstein Originally published at Rain News http://rainnews.com/steve-goldstein-raise-your-voice-seven-top-questions-about-voice-assistant-devices/ Steve Goldstein’s Amplifi Media works with media companies and podcasters in developing audio content strategies. This column was originally published on Blogstein, the Amplifi blog. We teamed up with Jacobs Media a few weeks ago to launch Sonic Ai, a company focused on developing skills and strategies for the new exploding …

RAISE YOUR VOICE: SEVEN TOP QUESTIONS ABOUT VOICE ASSISTANT DEVICES

We teamed up with Jacobs Media a few weeks ago to launch Sonic Ai, a company focused on developing skills and strategies for the new exploding category of voice assistant devices. Not surprisingly, there is a great deal of interest in the radio business regarding these devices. The potential for radio is significant as it brings “radios” back into the …

Alexa, Say What?!

Voice-enabled speakers are on a rapid growth arc. According to emarketer, growth this year will be hover around 130% Amazon’s Echo leads the way with a 71% share, but new devices from Microsoft and Apple are on the way. Who is using the devices? Millennials are leading the way.