Voice Tech at Home

From switching TV channels to monitoring the temperature, voice technology has made living spaces more autonomous. Ikea, Midea, Glanza, Honeywell, Amazon, Samsung, and many others have entered the smart home market with their own innovations. Smart speaker ownership has increased to 60 million, and their smart home penetration is set to increase by 33.9% from 2020 to 2024.

As smart homes and voice technologies become further integrated into daily lives, key considerations of cost privacy, and practicality increase in importance.

In this whitepaper, we analyze the flaws in cloud-based voice services, explore the needs of different use cases and home environments, and examine how Picovoice can address them.