Smart speaker sales take off globally, but consumer appetite for novel uses is fickle
While the quarter-by-quarter battle for smart speaker market share gets all the attention, the longer-term struggle to change consumer behavior has just begun.
There is little question that smart speakers are rapidly growing in popularity, or that it's a global phenomenon. The latest numbers from several market research firms show growth is accelerating. Canalys estimates in the second quarter of 2018, the worldwide market grew 187 percent over the same period a year earlier, with shipments in the most recent quarter alone hitting 16.8 million units.Read Full Article