US smart speaker sales to see 50% growth by 2019

According to the Future of Tech report from global information company, The NPD Group, sales of voice-activated speakers will add an incremental $1.6 billion dollars to the US technology industry through 2019, as these devices are leveraged both as an interface to smart home services and as digital assistants. Alongside voice-activated speakers, sales of home automation devices will add an additional $1.7 billion dollars to the technology industry through 2019, with 19 per cent of consumers planning to purchase a device in the next 12 months.

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