The smart speaker market is about to get very crowded fast. Which is interesting, since it is unclear how big of a market this category is yet. Amazon and Google are already making their plays. Apple is about the enter the market this holiday with HomePod. Microsoft and Harmon Kardon have announced a product to launch this fall, rumor has it Samsung is looking to launch their smart speaker as well, and plans have uncovered Facebook’s hardware division has plans for a smart speaker as well.
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