Voice First Facts


The below is a work in progress.  Please feel free to pitch in with your feedback via the form at the bottom of this page.  You can also listen to the voice version of the Voice First Facts by enabling The Voice Summit Guide Alexa skill.


According to Technavio.com, by 2019, the voice recognition market will be a $601 million industry.


According to CTA Tech, 1 in 4 shoppers used voice assistants in their holiday shopping during the 2017 season.


According to MediaPost.com, about 30% of searches will be done without a screen by 2020.


According to MediaPost.com, by 2020, algorithms will alter the positive behavior of more than 1 billion global workers, according to Gartner analysts.


It is estimated that there will be 21.4 million smart speakers in the US by 2020


ComScore says that by 2020, 50 per cent of all searches will be voice searches.


40% of adults now use voice search once per day.


In 2017, 25 million voice devices were shipped, bringing the total number of voice-first devices to 33 million in circulation.


More than half of U.S. teens use voice search daily.


Google Assistant will reach 95 percent of all eligible Android phones worldwide by the end of 2018


In 2017, the number of households in the US with smart speakers grew to 49% from June to November.


65 percent of people who own an Amazon Echo or Google Home can’t imagine going back to the days before they had a smart speaker.


Voice shopping markets are predicted to grow from $2 billion today to a massive $40 billion by 2022


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