Currently, Google andAmazonThe competition in the smart home market is fierce. Last December, Google began to ban Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV from accessing YouTubewebsiteThe reason is that Amazon has stopped selling Google Nest smart home products.
Three months later, Amazon announced the acquisition of smart doorbell manufacturer Ring, and hopes to further expand into the smart home market. It is reported that the size of this transaction is about one billion US dollars.
The fierce competition between the two sides in the smart home market is also a reason, because consumers purchase smart home devices will affect the smart speaker sales of the two companies.
One of the most popular application areas for smart speakers is to allow users to control smart home devices through voice. Followed by listening to music or news.
According to a survey released by PricewaterhouseCoopers recently, 90% of consumers said that when they purchase smart home devices, they first consider whether they are compatible with their smart speakers.
On the contrary, 85% said that their smart home devices influence which brand of smart voice assistant they purchase. More than 40% of consumers said they use voice assistants to control smart devices in their homes.