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How Do Smart Speakers Stack Up Against Visual-Based Retail Technology?

How Do Smart Speakers Stack Up Against Visual-Based Retail Technology?

Aug 28, 2019

Most internet users in the US still have not used and aren't interested in using smart speakers to make purchases, according to an August 2019 survey conducted by eMarketer and Bizrate Insights. While 4% of respondents have made a purchase using a smart speaker at least once, just 2% said they used these devices to make purchases regularly.

Voice Assistant Use Reaches Critical Mass

Voice Assistant Use Reaches Critical Mass

Aug 15, 2019

In just a few short years, Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant have gone from being virtual unknowns to familiar household names. As these voice assistants—and others—continue to gain traction on smartphones and smart speakers, the market is expanding quickly. Voice-control technology has officially moved out the early-adopter phase and into the mainstream.

Five Charts: Gauging Gen X’s Digital Device Usage and Attitudes Towards Advertising

Five Charts: Gauging Gen X’s Digital Device Usage and Attitudes Towards Advertising

Aug 12, 2019

Straddling the analogue and digital divide, Xers are readily reachable by marketers, but they can be picky when it comes to where and how they want to interact with ads. We spoke with demographics thought-leaders about this generation’s device and media usage.