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Bloomberg Video: Beating Amazon’s Echo — the virtual assistant face off

Duration: 2:39, Published 4 Jan 2017

By the start of 2016, Amazon knew it had a hit on its hands with the success of a surprise hit gadget, the Echo. The AI-powered smart speaker proved there’s a lucrative consumer market for voice-activated assistants in the home that Google and Apple can no longer ignore. Bloomberg’s Kaitlin Meehan reports. — Bloomberg