Google Coming out with New Nest Home Speaker – Codename Prince

The Google Home has been in the market since 2016. The original design sparked a ton of interest as it showed off a pedestal type smart speaker with all the smarts of Google Assistant. Well, now Google intends to market its Smart Home ecosystem under the Nest brand. So maybe it will be called the Nest Home? It makes sense, but we’ll see… Read More Google Coming out with New Nest Home Speaker – Codename Prince

Alibaba Making AI-Powered Smart Speaker Tmall Genie X1

Alibaba, one of the world’s largest companies, is making a 1.4 Billion investment into Artificial Intelligence for its new Smart Speaker. It will be called the Tmall Genie Smart Speaker X1. They are using the money to invest in Artificial Intelligence to boost their Tmall Genie line of devices so they can integrate and automate all their devices. However, this is not the first time we have heard about Alibaba making a push into full home automation. There were reports back in 2017 that Alibaba was in the process of making their own Smart Speaker to integrate into the Tmall Genie ecosystem. But, here we are in 2020 – Alibaba is creating its own AI ecosystem to complement its devices.… Read More Alibaba Making AI-Powered Smart Speaker Tmall Genie X1