Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP
Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP

From Google Home to Amazon’s Alexa, virus to boost use of virtual assistants and tech, analysts predict

  • Interest expected to grow in smart home systems including speakers and doorbells as people aim to eliminate personal contact and face-to-face interaction
  • Business adoption of digital assistants, especially in client-facing areas such as health care, retail and entertainment, likely to accelerate, analyst says

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Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP
Digital voice technology is on the rise with more people and businesses expected to turn to voice-activated systems like Google Home (pictured) to limit their contact with commonly touched surfaces. Photo: AP
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