Samsung may abandon the production of “killer” Apple HomePod
19.07.2017 Erika J. Wells 0 Comments
Samsung may abandon the idea of issuing its own “smart” pump, which is currently in development. It is reported by The Investor with reference to close to the company sources.
The project is being developed under the code name Vega, but the exact specifications are still unknown. According to some, over the “clever” column in Samsung working for about a year.
The basis of the acoustic system should become a virtual assistant Bixby, the drafting of which had some problems. A function that received a separate button to run on the Galaxy S8, has only recently mastered the English language. However, this is not the main reason why the Koreans though to roll the project.
“Samsung does not believe that such devices in their performance can have a high success in the market, because the sector dominated by Amazon, and the Korean market is too small to generate sufficient profits”, — specifies the edition.
According to analysts, more than 35.6 million Americans will use the Amazon Echo and Google Home this year. Rather unexpected success of the first assistant Alexa in the US market has forced Google to release its own equivalent.
Apple at WWDC in June announced a similar device HomePod, but with a focus on high-quality sound. “Smart” sound system company will be released in December this year. The unit will operate based on the voice assistant Siri.