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Voice assistant devices stories

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AI assistant tech increasingly popular in Australia
Thu, 10th Feb 2022
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The survey shows Australian consumers are increasingly open to businesses using voice AI assistants in their communications.
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Research trials new way to stop voice spoofers in their tracks
Tue, 23rd Jun 2020
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Voice tech at risk of spoofing; Data61 develops anti-hack tool Void.
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Are they spying? Young people wary of virtual assistants
Sat, 18th Jan 2020
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Young consumers fret over virtual assistants' privacy risks, finds Maintel study.
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The rise and rise of ‘hearables’, as told by IDC
Thu, 19th Sep 2019
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digital music
Wearable tech soars with 67.7m units shipped; hearables lead with 46.9% market share.
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Amazon admits storing Alexa recordings until users take action
Fri, 5th Jul 2019
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data protection
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Amazon Alexa keeps user chats, Senator Coons reveals privacy risks.
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Jabra’s environment-aware headphones hit Aotearoa
Mon, 1st Jul 2019
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The headphones include SmartSound that automatically adjusts the sound and noise cancelling based on the user’s environment.
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Why Alexa and voice assistants are key to boosting network performance
Mon, 29th Apr 2019
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Aerohive's Alexa integration revamps IT with AI-driven network management and analytics.
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Reshape to relevance - Accenture’s 2019 consumer survey
Mon, 14th Jan 2019
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video
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digital entertainment
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Trends for digital voice assistants, extended reality and the over-the-top video market are explored in the latest global consumer survey.
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Search to purchase will cause voice AI tech to bloom
Mon, 22nd Oct 2018
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This year it is estimated that over 100 million smart speakers will be installed - but it isn’t going to stop there.
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Air New Zealand launching as a skill on Amazon Alexa
Mon, 22nd Jan 2018
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Air New Zealand to integrate with Alexa, offering flight updates via voice command in Australasia.
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Smartphones losing ground to digital voice assistant devices in homes
Fri, 12th Jan 2018
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Two-thirds of consumers who own digital voice assistants use their smartphones less in the home since acquiring the devices.
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User survey shows Siri is more than a gimmick
Tue, 27th Mar 2012
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Survey reveals 87% of iPhone 4S owners utilize Siri monthly, challenging the view of it as merely a gimmick, with calls and texts being top uses.