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Voice Control Smart Home Platforms

As consumer-focused voice control has pushed into smart home devices, it has provided a key driver for device adoption and application integration. Initially embedded within dedicated voice control front-end devices, voice will play an increasingly central role in the management and connection of smart home devices and in providing an interface between smart home and other adjacent services, such as retail, transportation, security, and more.

This study analyzes and compares the strength of current leading smart home voice control platforms, across a set of criteria, quantifying each vendor and its smart home voice control platform across criteria within the innovation and implementation of their platform capabilities and strategy. The vendors assessed in this Competitive Assessment are Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Google, JD.COM Global, Line, Microsoft, Mobvoi, and Xiaomi.