Voice assistants aren’t built for kids — we need to fix that


Voice assistants have recently made the leap from your personal smart device into the home via home devices, such as Amazon Alexa or Google Home. It’s been estimated that 39 million Americans now own a voice-activated smart home speaker. These assistants are now being integrated into other smart devices in the home such as TVs, lights, fridges, headphones, etc. It’s clear that voice as an interface has suddenly gone mainstream and we are regularly seeing advertisements of families enjoying and interacting with their home devices. But as voice interactions become ubiquitous in the home, I think there’s an important question…

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