Listen: Hey Google, who won the CES war? Alexa or you?
"Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com with wicks you can use artificial design intelligence to create a stunning website right from your phone in five minutes or less. Just go to wicks dot com. That's W I X dot com and create your professional website today. So the Google team was seemingly everywhere at CS twenty nineteen both inside at the main convention center. A large booth presence in hundreds of people dressed in white. Hey, Google jumpsuits topped off with matching. Hey, Google beanies arch rival Amazon on the other hand had a small understated ballroom at the lower traffic sands convention expo, showcasing a potpourri of products from Amazon and other vendors that use the Alexa voice commands staffers were adorned in blue, Alexa, sport shirts. So this is a tale of Amazon versus Google at the consumer electronic show on the eve of the companies laid down the gauntlet Amazon EPO speakers in third party vendors using the system have sold over one hundred million units. That's what Amazon said, and that's ten times less than doubles announced that which is that one billion people have the Google assistant in Android and apple IOS phones, the Google home speakers and third. Party products. So both companies are said about dominating the next stage of computing voice style, whether that's via announcements, hey, Google or graphical routine set up to have the assistance work with us auto medically who won the ward CS. Well, it's funny because Google had a much much larger presence in Sinek. But Amazon was on seemingly every product. Let me run you through them. Some of the new Google products include a seventy nine dollar alarm clock from Lenovo, it's cute, but at seventy nine dollars, the promise of the assistant finally coming to the Sonos one speaker in two thousand nineteen year and a half after the company announced it and hey, Google on Samsung TV's and the instant pot. Okay. Take that boob. Will here's from Amazon and electric piano from Roland that answers to Alexa, commands. Alexa, play a song for me as a player, piano or record my own tickling, the ivories. I saw smart glasses from focal by north and views. Eq that answer to Alexa commands I saw others. A lawnmower connected by Carson Audi and China's Biden headphones mirror and the return of the eight thousand dollar toilet from color that you can say Alexa, flush for me. Please. So usage wise, Google claims the largest audience at nearly a billion apple Siri has due to the size of the iphone universe. Five hundred million people compared to four hundred million who have Microsoft's Kartana installed windows computers and finally one hundred million for Alexa. But who is actually using him? I think we seeing more people using Alexa, and the companies are pushing so hard to get their position voice computing because the battles for clicks for pinches and zooms or over says Brett concil who edits the voice bought dot AI blog that chronicles voice computing, the assistant will decide which website you go to which shopping site you visit who is controlling. These choices Google Amazon Samsung, apple or Microsoft, this says my friend Brett is a battle for survival. I'm Jefferson Graham with USA day, you've been listening to talking tech. And please subscribe to the show on apple podcast. Please favorite us on Stitcher, which helps more people find the show and his always. Thanks, everyone. For listening. Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com. When you're ready to get your website up and running you want to be able to do it quickly and efficiently and wicks dot com. Got you covered they developed artificial design intelligence that creates a stunning website for you with wicks, you can create your own professional website right from your phone, which means you can open your own online store portfolio or blog wherever you are. How's that for efficient? Just go to wicks dot com. Decide what you need a website for pick your style at your own images link your social accounts and just like that your website is ready. You'll look amazing on every device desktop and mobile and it takes less than five minutes. Plus, you can do it with one hand. So it's time to get started. Go to wicks dot com. That's W I X dot com and create your very own beautiful professional website today."