How hearables could drive voice assistant usage (AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN)

December 7, 2017
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Apple, Google, Amazon, and Samsung are looking to hearables — ear-based wearables like Apple’s AirPods — to broaden the reach of their voice assistants, according to Juniper Research.

Roughly 44 million hearable units will be in use by the end of 2017. About 66% of these, or 29 million units, will be embedded with AI-infused voice assistants; that share’s expected to reach 78% by 2022.

The hearables market is poised to grow at a compound …read more

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