A Smart Speaker is a hands-free voice-enabled virtual assistant that uses a WiFi network connection to access data from a remote source and a wireless connection to communicate with local Smart Devices.
Listen to your favorite radio station streaming music online,
“Alexa play, K ZAP Ninety-Six-Seven”
“Alexa, play live”
"Hey Siri, play K ZAP Ninety-Six-Seven”
"Ok Google, play K ZAP Ninety-Six-Seven”
... plus Check the weather or temperature, Answer questions, Setting timers, Control Smart devices, Listen to the news or sports, Order food or Purchases, Send text messages, or Make phone calls.
There are approximately 50 million Smart Speakers in 18% of U.S. population (and own more than one), and predicting 75% in U.S. households by 2020*.
AMAZON ECHO (SONOS) - ALEXA
You may need your own Amazon account to use certain Amazon Services, and you may be required to be logged in to the account and have a valid payment method associated with it.
APPLE HOMEPOD - SIRI
1. Siri works with Apple Music. Subscription required for Apple Music.
2. Requires a HomeKit-enabled device.
Not all features are available in all areas. Features and product availability are subject to change.
You may need a Google Account in order to use some of our Services.
Google Home Mini requires a Wi-Fi network, a nearby electrical outlet and a compatible mobile device. Controlling certain devices and features in your home requires a compatible smart device.
Controlling devices such as coffee makers, baby monitors and fans in your home requires compatible smart plugs and/or switches. The calling feature allows outgoing calls to most phone numbers in the United States and Canada, but does not support calls to 911 or premium rate numbers. Subscription(s) may be required, and additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply.
HARMON/KARDON INVOKE - CORTANA
*According to Edison Research and Triton Digital’s just-released “Infinite Dial"
**Gartner, April 14, 2017