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Company Invocation Platform Name Third Party Component Name Smart Speaker Launch Date Developer Platform Launch Date
Amazon “Alexa” Alexa Skill November, 2014 (Amazon Echo) June, 2015
Google “Hey Google” Assistant Action November, 2016 (Google Home) December, 2016
Microsoft “Hey Cortana” Cortana Skill *Does not have a native smart speaker May, 2017
Samsung “Bixby” Viv Capsule Expected, Summer 2019 June 21, 2017
Alibaba “Tianmao Jingling” AliGenie Skill July, 2017 October, 2017
Apple “Hey Siri” SiriKit Shortcut January, 2018 June, 2018

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