What Are Smart Speakers Used For?

Use of smart speakers is evolving rapidly.  According to Comscore, streaming music ranks third at 54%, but add in spoken word (22%), and it is pretty clear how dominant audio is on these devices.

Stations Must Rush To Get Their Smart Speaker Name Right.

Originally published at Inside Radio http://www.insideradio.com/stations-must-rush-to-get-their-smart-speaker-name-right/article_2bd1db5c-49ca-11e7-9c84-5fce25b96009.html What’s in a name? When it comes to Amazon’s Alexa smart speaker, a whole lot. On Alexa, the most widely used speaker and currently the only one to support custom audio integrations, getting the name, or invocation, right is key to success—a huge deal for radio stations. If a user recites the correct invocation …