• ProBeat: Alexa was CES 2018's buzzword

    6 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    OPINION: It's difficult to gauge all the important trends at CES if you don't roam the show floor ( I leave that to my colleague Dean Takahashi ). On the flip side, you better sit back to see the biggest trend - or, put another way, whatever was overkill this particular year. For CES 2018, that was Amazon's Alexa .
    Sure, other AI assistants had a presence, whether that was Google Assistant , Microsoft's Cortana , or even Baidu's Duer. But Amazon's assistant dominated. If you had to pick a single feature that every product touted, Alexa topped the list.
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