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INFOGRAPHIC: World Voice Landscape


The voice ecosystem is booming! In the US alone, it is estimated that there will be 21.4 million smart speakers by 2020. Furthermore, according to Technavio, by 2019 the voice recognition market will be will be worth a huge $601 million. Voice is even disrupting search, with 60% of people using voice search last year. Technology is finally able to create innovative voice first experiences and an increasing number of consumers are adopting voice technology, which is further pushing innovation within the sector!

The Rise of the Voice Payments Ecosystem


Voice-enabled assistants are the newest buzz among consumers across industries with Google, Amazon, Apple, and other giants rolling out AI-infused gears functioning primarily through conversational voice interfaces. Globally, the number of customers using voice-assistants is increasing with a CAGR of 29.4% and is estimated to reach 1.83 billion by 2021. Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant have all become an integral part of a millennial's day. From setting up reminders, checking the weather, to shopping – these voice-enabled digital assistants have covered most of the bases heavily influencing the mobile-tech experience. Financial services have been one of the biggest beneficiaries of such innovations around mobile tech and IoT.

Voice Payments Ecosystem Market Set to Witness Huge Growth by 2019-2026 Focusing on Leading Players PayPal Holdings, Inc., SAP SE,, Inc., Activeplatform, AvanSaber, BluSynergy – Market Expert24


Voice Payments Ecosystem Market Industry Research Report focuses Market Size, Share, Growth, Manufacturers and Forecast to 2026. This Market Research Report primarily based upon factors on which the companies complete in the market and this factor which is useful and valuable to the business. This report has published stating that the Global Voice Payments Ecosystem Market is anticipated to expand significantly at Million US$ in 2019 and is projected to reach Million US$ by 2026, at a CAGR of during the forecast period. Voice Payments Ecosystem Market: Reports Intellect represents the detail analysis of the parent market based on elite players, present, past and futuristic data which will offer as a profitable guide for all Voice Payments Ecosystem Market competitors. The overall analysis Advanced Voice Payments Ecosystem Market covers an overview of the industry policies that Voice Payments Ecosystem Market significantly, the cost structure of the products available in the market, and their manufacturing chain.

NEW REPORT: How Voice Assistants Have Become Connected Commerce's Killer App


Consumers have experienced the convenience of shopping with their voices, and they cannot get enough. The share of consumers who own voice-activated devices has doubled since 2017, with more of them using those devices to make purchases, listen to music or simply check the weather forecast than ever before. So, what is it about voice-enabled devices that consumers find most appealing, and how has widespread ownership changed connected commerce? In the third annual How We Will Pay Study, in with collaboration Visa, PYMNTS surveyed more than 5,000 U.S. consumers to learn all the ways in which they use voice-enabled devices in their daily lives. We take a closer look at how consumers are using those devices in the Just Say To Pay brief, in which we explore how owning and using voice-enabled devices increases consumers' appetite for other new, seamless ways to shop and pay.

Business Ecosystems

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More and more people are living and working in business ecosystems. We read and talk about the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the e-commerce ecosystem, and the mobility ecosystem. But we do not know enough about the key characteristics of an ecosystem that make it innovative. For some, any cluster that involves multiple types of actors--entrepreneurs, investors, intermediaries such as incubators and accelerators--constitutes an ecosystem. For others, it is a biological metaphor that, when applied to manmade systems, is only partially useful.