"When you need to round up the family in the morning, just say 'Ok Google, broadcast it's time for school!' and your message will broadcast to all Google Assistant-enabled speakers in your home", Alex Duong, Product Manager, Google Home, said in a blog post. "Smart speaker uptake has grown faster than any other consumer technology we've recently encountered, such as AR, VR, or even wearables". The company today has taken wraps off its large booth and unsurprisingly it is mostly focused on the Google Assistant.
"While 2017 has been a banner year for smart speakers in terms of hardware sales, especially for Google and Amazon, smart speakers in 2018 will move beyond hardware, with strategic attempts to monetise the growing installed base in the United States and beyond". In its predictions, Canalys foresees global shipments of smart speakers growing to 56.3 million in 2018.
Following blockbuster holiday sales, it's official: Smart speakers are the new best-selling consumer gadget. "Your Assistant now gives you the power to voice control more than 1,500 compatible smart home devices from over 225 brands", the search engine added. "Vendors have begun offering successful upgrades to their latest models, and a key element driving this stickiness are the smart home partnerships". While not yet as widespread as embedded voice assistant devices, stand-alone DVA devices are used more often and users are more satisfied. Now, those who already own one see the value in having it in their homes-72 percent of smart speaker owners report using it as part of their daily routines and, according to a separate survey, 45 percent said they plan to purchase at least one more smart speaker for their homes.
He was reacting on Saturday to an author's accusations that he is mentally unfit for office. "It's all about him", Wolff said. The short-sightedness of the White House echoes the short-sightedness of the Trump campaign described in the book .
Heung-Min Son rescued Spurs with an equaliser seven minutes from time - the fifth game in a row he has found the net at Wembley. The draw meant Tottenham only closed the gap on Liverpool in the fourth Champions League qualification place to three points.
The suburb of Penrith, west of the city, bore the brunt of the heat, according to the Bureau of Meteorology for New South Wales . Temperatures are expected to drop after a high yesterday of 35.8 degrees, with cool and mostly dry conditions.
For Nvidia customers, the Pegasus motherboard is pitched as the path to production for fully autonomous vehicles. Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang announced the new platforms during his Sunday night keynote address at CES.
Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Express Scripts by 12.5% during the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial reissued a sell rating on shares of Express Scripts in a report on Friday, December 15th.
MLive reported Taggart hired U-M tackles and tight ends coach Greg Frey on Thursday as the Seminoles' offensive line coach. Barnett, Michigan State's co-defensive coordinator, has spent the last 11 seasons as an assistant with the Spartans.
Tottenham played out a 1-1 draw with West Ham United in their last home Premier League game before the FA Cup third round. He doubled the lead in the 66th minute, firing in Kyle Walker-Peters deflected shot into the net from that range.
Yadav, a resident of Nagloi in north Delhi, won gold for India in powerlifting world championship held in Moscow a year ago . The auto , the athletes were travelling in, first hit a road divider before crashing into an electric police, police said.
Salah dedicated the award to the children of Africa and Egypt, urging them to follow their dreams and belief. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, who pledged his support for the development of football on the continent.
He had exuded confidence that more employees will return to work and operations would resume across the state on Sunday. The court intervened in the matter after a journalist filed Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the unions strike.
The report quoted police sources as saying that there was "no indication that the explosion was directed against the people". Mr Alvarsjo said Swedish police have "unfortunately" noticed a rise in the use of hand grenades by criminal groups.
Charges were been registered under Section 66 of the Information Technology Act and Section 36/37 of the Aadhaar Act. Justifying its stance, UIDAI said criminal proceedings have been initiated as it was an act of unauthorised access.
In a statement, the Kushner Companies said they had used the program properly and were cooperating with requests for information. Jared Kushner resigned from his role at Kushner Cos. when he went to work at the White House, but he retains a financial stake.
GeForce NOW uses the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs, which deliver outstanding performance on demanding new AAA games. The update improves support for specific games, includes fixes, and patches The Spectre variant 2 security issue .
The Iranian tanker, Sanchi , is ablaze and leaking oil after colliding with the Hong Kong-registered vessel CF Crystal . The tanker's 32 crew members including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshi sailors were missing in the incident.
Copenhagen police tweeted that the bottle was intact when it was found and is now being examined. "Unfortunately, it's empty. The bottle, which made an appearance in the political TV drama " House of Cards ", was on loan from a Russian businessman.
He said they could present the borough in a "sadly unfavourable light" when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle on May 19. Mrs May said councils should "work with police" and ensure accommodation was provided for homeless people.
He said any move to extradite him to Georgia "would cause a change of power in Georgia and probably in Ukraine, too". Ivanishvili and President Poroshenko are coordinating the legal actions against him in Ukraine and Georgia.
During the crop season 2016-17 the total area sown was 6.14 Lakh hectares and the estimated production was 1.56 crore MT. Farmers alleged that cold storage owners take high prices from them which they are not able to pay, according to sources.
The majority of those stats came in Week 15 when he torched the Green Bay Packers with nine catches for 116 yards and a touchdown. There's a simple explanation as to why the New Orleans Saints twice humbled the Carolina Panthers during the regular season.