The role of virtual assistants in driving – lessons from Ford hackathon and CES 2017

Written by Dean Phillips | January 18, 2017 | Automotive, Conferences

One thing was clear at CES 2017: virtual assistants from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and IBM showed up in a broad range of robots, speakers, appliances and even vehicles. Amazon’s Alexa was the clear winner with an entourage of companies demonstrating new Skills that control their services and devices through Alexa commands. IBM demonstrated partnerships with more