Artificial Intelligence: Voice Recognition

Artificial Intel­lig­ence: Voice Recognition

Voice recognition technology is constantly improving and is thus becoming an ever-more important factor in web design. Here we present a list of relevant statistics to inform you all about what is being dubbed as the "voice search revolution"...

  • At least half of all internet searches will be initiated by voice from 2020 onwards (comScore)
  • Around 30% of all searches will be done without a screen by 2020 (Gartner)
  • 55% of all households will own a smart speaker by 2022 (OC&C Strategy Consultants)
  • The market for voice recognition will top $600 billion by the end of this year (Technavio)
  • One in six people currently own a voice-activated smart speaker such as the Amazon Echo (Edison Research)
  • As of January 2018, there were around 1 billion voice searches each month (Alpine AI)
  • The living room is the most popular location for a voice-activated speaker (55% of people); other popular locations are the bedroom (25%) and kitchen (22%) (Google)
  • 72% of people with a voice-activated speaker say that it is used 'as part of their daily routine' (Google
  • 65% of Amazon Echo owners 'can't imagine' returning to a time before they owned the device (GeoMar­keting)
  • 35.8% of millennials use voice-enabled digital assistants at least once a onth; this number is predicted to rise to 39.3% in 2019 (eMarketer)
  • Voice search currently accounts for a quarter of searches conducted on the Windows 10 taskbar (Microsoft)
  • The Amazon Echo Dot was the bestselling product across Amazon in 2018's holiday season (Techcrunch)
  • 94% of all smart speakers are made by either Amazon or Google (Strategy Analytics)
  • Google Assistant is available on over 400 million devices (Google)
  • 19% of consumers have made a voice purchase using a digital home assistant, with a further 33% planning to do so in the next year (Walker Sands)

Voice recognition is just one aspect of the boom in artificial intel­lig­ence. To find out how YOUR business can benefit from Brick Technology's growing expertise in this field, get in touch with our team today.

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