Voice Control Devices Early Audience Behaviours and Adoption
The 20,000 Foot View: Connected voice-control devices epitomised by the Amazon Echo have transformed from being mere curiosities of consumer electronic R&D divisions, into becoming positioned as the next hardware paradigm. With impressive growth since its November 2014 release via Amazon Prime’s US customer base, the Echo and subsequent competing voice control device releases by Google and Apple are competing for influence in the home and to shape how people experience digital content there. Understanding the nuances of voice’s early-adopter audience has therefore become crucial for rights-holders, creators and advertisers, as it is this audience that will define the direction of the technology and decide which content services ultimately flourish in the home.
Key XXX of consumers have an Amazon Echo Voice Device in their XXX of consumers use voice control on home devices or smartphones every day
Companies and brands mentioned in this report: Amazon, Apple, Deezer, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Sonos, Spotify, Twitter, YouTube