The Voice War Continues: Hey Google vs. Alexa vs. Siri in 2022
In 2022, after five years of pursuing a new "AI-first" strategy, Google had captured a sizeable share of the American and global markets for voice assistants. Google Assistant was used by hundreds of millions of users around the world, but Amazon retained the largest share of the smart speaker market, and Apple's share was quickly growing following a strategic shift towards affordability. In addition, Chinese companies including Baidu and Alibaba dominated the smart speaker market in China, and their products were increasingly popular in foreign markets. Google CEO Sundar Pichai needed to figure out how to gain new users and grow Google Assistant's market share. Second, he needed to determine how Google Assistant would, if ever, generate revenue.
- 2022 HBS
Choosing a Book Format
EPUB is the standard publishing format used by many e-book readers including iBooks, Easy Reader, VoiceDream Reader, etc. This is the most popular and widely used format.
DAISY format is used by GoRead, Read2Go and most Kurzweil devices.
Audio (MP3) format is used by audio only devices, such as iPod.
Braille format is used by Braille output devices.
DAISY Audio format works on DAISY compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream.
Accessible Word format can be unzipped and opened in any tool that supports .docx files.