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Majority of Americans use voice commands to operate devices

Friday 28 April 2017 | 13:31 CET | News
New research from GfK shows that 76 percent of US consumers (ages 13 to 64) have used voice commands on any device. Within this group, 69 percent say they have used speech to operate a smartphone; tablets (21 percent), car radios and navigation (20 percent), PCs (18 percent), and TV sets (14 percent) registered much lower levels. Eleven percent of consumers say they own either a digital home assistant (DHA) like Amazon Echo/Dot (10 percent) or Google Home (2 percent). And, among non-owners, intent to buy a DHA is low (just 3 percent are "very likely" to purchase one in the next year).

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