On the show floor, it smoothly scrolled through demo applications popping up info in ways we're used to seeing on our phones or through Android Auto.
As the battle for voice assistant market share heats up, both Google and Amazon will be vying for more real estate.
The Wall is the flawless name chosen by South Korean electronics giant Samsung for its 146-inch television, which makes use of MicroLED components to deliver 4K resolution without a projection interface; this is an advanced Smart TV platform that includes Bixby, the Samsung virtual assistant that allows users to control devices with their voices.
Lenovo, LG, Sony and JBL are making Smart Displays. Alexa has proved to be compatible with manysmart devices and will be an easier way to connect your home than trying to hack together a solution with several different apps or assistants.
The recent CES 2018 held in Las Vegas was mostly about Google Assistant powered speakers and headphones. However, storage specifications do not really matter much on devices likes these, as its role is to respond to voice commands and deliver requests via its display. One noteworthy product was Hogar Controls' Milo, the world's first Z-Wave hub with Google Assistant built in.
The goal of the new website is to put gadgets from Nest (Google parent company Alphabet's smart-home unit) and the Google Assistant front and center, according to Bloomberg. A smartdisplay has a tablet-sized screen that lets you see lists, pictures, and even video solutions to your queries. These displays can do anything a standard Google Home or Assistant-enabled speaker can do, but with a few added benefits. After months of feeling like Google Home was much more capable than I gave it credit for, there's finally a place to go where you can actually search all it can do.
And the market for smart devices is exploding, even with warnings that "the internet of things" is notoriously insecure. In late 2017, Juniper Research reported that smart devices like the Amazon Echo, Google Home and Sonos One will be installed in 55 percent of US households by 2022.