Naver to launch AI-based smart speaker with Line - report

Tuesday 9 May 2017 | 06:52 CET | News
Naver plans to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) embedded smart speaker this summer. Naver and its Japanese affiliate Line are working to launch the smart speaker based on the Clova CLOud Virtual Assistant by the end of the first half to this year, Yonhap news agency reports, citing unnamed industry sources. Dubbed 'Wave', the AI-based speaker will initially be available in Japan, under the Line product portfolio, and Naver also plans to launch it in South Korea.

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