iLive Concierge Challenges Amazon Echo

The iLive Platinum Concierge is one of the first stand-alone speakers to use the Amazon Alexa voice service (AVS). The iLive Concierge emulates the Amazon Echo in both design and capabilities. The goal of the Concierge is, however, to be even better than the original...

Digital Assistants Becoming Ubiquitous

Siri, the first real digital assistant, appeared only six years ago, as a feature in Apple’s iPhone 4S in October of 2011. Since then many others have imitated Siri. Some, like Google Now were limited to smart phones and were not very good. But in 2015 Amazon broke...