In 2016, Amazon Echo was the best artificial intelligence device on the market. Its competitors noticed that this product was the best because it dominated the sales of 2016. This might be the same this year too. The competition between the best companies that produce AI is going to be even more intensified this year due to the fact that more and more devices appear.
Some of the companies that are competing with Amazon are Microsoft, Google, and Apple. All of them have great AI devices but Amazon apparently has the best. You may be wondering why Amazon is the best. One of the reasons is the compatibility.
Many companies announced that they will partner with Amazon’s Alexa. The companies that announce that are GE, Ford, and LG. The fact that Ford announced that they are going to work with Amazon Echo for their self-driving cars makes it even easier for Amazon to be the best on the market.
Another great thing about Amazon Echo is the fact that it actually listens to what you have to say. Once you ordered something that thing remains in the history of the device. This way the device is going to know what you like and want.
This is great because people who use AI tech want to have their order quick and without problems. Sometimes people who use other AI tech like Apple’s Siri might experience some problems due to the fact that Siri doesn’t “remember” their last commands like Amazon Echo does.
The problem is that there are a lot of great competitors that can defeat Amazon Echo. Google, for instance, has entered the Home area of the market. They are now selling devices with AI tech designed for homes. Microsoft’ Cortana is also a great competitor and it is integrated into every Windows 10 device.
There are a lot of companies that are now entering this market. For example, Lenovo is now going to enter the AI market. Despite the fact that it is new for this business, it might develop a device that is better than the one available on the market now.
Artificial intelligence has dominated the technology market in 2016 along with self-driving cars. We will just have to wait and see which companies are the best for developing devices for these 2 technologies.
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