Alternative products to Echo by Amazon

Echo by Amazon

A hands-free speaker you control with your voice

23 alternative and related products to Echo by Amazon

Google Home

Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant

Google Home is your home assistant, controlled by your voice. You can ask whatever is on your mind from playing some music, or just a curious question to some hands-free shopping. It will be glad to assist you and your needs. It comes in three different sizes and four colors to match your interior and pairs with your smart home.

@marty- Director, Tens
"Hey Google, what's on my calendar? / Read me the news"
Jacob Schulman- Product Marketing @ Spotify
"Hey Google, turn all lights on"
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
@brianroemmele thinks Voice First gifts will be in the top 5 Mother's Day gifts: https://twitter.com/BrianRoemmel... You can see that Target ad for some other ideas.
20 Alternatives to Google Home

ICON Home

3D printed housing in 24 hours

This is 650-square-foot cement house that was built by a 3D printer. In less than 24 hours. For around only $10k. And ICON, the construction tech firm behind the Vulcan 3D printer that made it happen, says even that cost will eventually come down to around $4k, with build time for complete 400- to 800-square-foot homes possible in 12 to 24 hours.

The Verge
Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing, according to a report by the World Resources Institute's Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. At SXSW, an Austin-based startup, ICON, will unveil its approach to combat that deficiency by using low-cost 3D printing as a potential solution.
HYPEBEAST
3D printing isn't a new concept but a nonprofit company is putting a new twist on the idea by creating affordable homes. New Story, the Silicon Valley-based company is aiming to rethink how to build housing for the world's poorest communities.
6 Alternatives to ICON Home

Sonos One

A self-contained, Alexa-connected speaker from Sonos

The Sonos One is Sonos's newest speaker, with Alexa integration and a powerful speaker for any home.

The Verge
Sonos has a message for the Amazon Echos, Google Homes, and Apple HomePods of the world: not so fast. In an attempt to fend off the growing competition from companies trying to invade (and make smarter) its specialty of multi-room audio, today Sonos revealed an updated speaker, the Sonos One, with far-field microphones that allow it to work with digital assi… See more
TechCrunch
THe Sonos One is a new speaker designed from the ground-up for voice interaction via Alexa. The speaker is similar to the current home speakers Sonos sells but six internal microphones allow you to speak to the spaker without extra voice control hardware.
6 Alternatives to Sonos One

Sony LF-S50G

Combining Sony quality with the power of Google Assistant 👏

The LF-S50G combines Sony's high quality sound—from a 360° speaker system—with help from your Google Assistant.

TechHive
Panasonic, Anker, and Mobovi aren't the only companies at IFA showing smart speakers with Google Assistant built in. Sony announced this morning that it will ship a $200 smart speaker in mid October. The Sony SF-S50G Wireless Speaker, which looks surprisingly like Apple's upcoming HomePod smart speaker, features a single full-range driver that fires up into … See more
Tech Advisor
Sony surprised many by announcing a new smart speaker at IFA 2017. It comes powered by the Google Assistant and we've taken a look so here's our Sony LF-S50G review. Smart speakers are all the rage right now following the lead of the Amazon Echo.
4 Alternatives to Sony LF-S50G

Josh Micro

A multi-function home control interface.

Josh Micro is the latest installment from Josh.ai. This puck sized device houses the entire Josh processor, including automatic device discovery and configuration, language processing, learning, and more. We've packed the hardware with sensors to detect motion, ambient light, temperature, humidity, and touch. Learn more at Josh.ai.

NewsCenter.io
Josh.ai, a voice-activated home automation system provider, today announced the launch of its new product Josh Micro. Josh Micro is a new hardware product that runs the Josh.ai software on a far-field microphone for hands-free voice control. The product launch comes on the heels of ...
Medium
SAN DIEGO - August 31, 2017  - Josh.ai, a leader in advanced voice technology for the home, will debut Josh Micro at CEDIA 2017, a new hardware platform combining a home control processor, far-field microphone array, and revolutionary user interface - all in a package that fits in the palm of your hand.
Cepro
Josh.ai is a home-automation start-up that touts its natural-language processing (NLP) as a distinct advantage over other voice-controllable smart-home systems. At CEDIA 2017, the company will introduce a "distributed" approach to whole-house control, whereby a full-featured IoT hub, the new Josh Micro, could grace every room of the house, or just one of the… See more
10 Alternatives to Josh Micro

Tmall Genie

Alibaba's Echo-like smart speaker competitor

TechNode
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba launched the smart speaker Tmall Genie X1 today, elbowing its way into the crowded digital voice assistant market where there're already big name incumbents like Amazon, Apple, Google, and JD (their main e-commerce competitor). Powered by a custom Smart Audio chip, the 126mm-tall virtual assistant speaker supports an 6-beam m… See more
U.S.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd launched on Wednesday a cut-price voice assistant speaker, similar to Amazon.com Inc's "Echo", its first foray into artificially intelligent home devices. The "Tmall Genie", named after the company's e-commerce platform Tmall, costs 499 yuan ($73.42), significantly less than western counterparts by Amazon… See more
Voicebot
Marriott announced a joint venture with Alibaba in early August to provide new services for travelers in China.
The Verge
China's Alibaba is among the largest internet e-commerce sites in the world (right up there with Amazon). So it's not too surprising that today the company announced the Tmall Genie, an Amazon Echo-like smart speaker. Instead of Amazon's Alexa, the Tmall Genie features the AliGenie voice assistant.
6 Alternatives to Tmall Genie

Peck

Create for web, mobile and voice instantly 😎

Peck lets you be the expert on your favorite thing. You can assemble and access important information with our simple web app in seconds — from family schedules to curated news to useful stuff that is buried in the Web. With zero coding you can now author for Web, Mobile, and Voice in an instant.

8 Alternatives to Peck

Mycroft AI

Open source artificial intelligence

Mycroft is the world’s first open source voice assistant. It can run anywhere – on a desktop computer, inside an automobile, it even runs on a Raspberry Pi. It is open so it can be remixed, extended, improved. It can be used in anything from a science project to an enterprise software application.

10 Alternatives to Mycroft AI

What products are you using as part of your morning routine?

Nichole Elizabeth DeMeréCommunity Growth at Zest.is
Headspace 2.0 - Meditation made simple in just 10 minutes a day
"Everyday ritual, get's me pretty much clarity of the day ahead."
Medium 2.0 - A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward
"keep updated in tech world."
Product Hunt - Discover and geek out about cool new products
"This is something I will do after checking the headlines."

What should I buy with my $100 Amazon gift card?

Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at Product Hunt 👋
Kindle Paperwhite - New Kindle w/ a 6" hi-res display & built-in light
"Kindle is a great gift for any person!"
Soylent 2.0 - Use less. Do more.
"Definitely a good occasion to try new Soylent (Café) flavours for a portion of your gift card!"
The Goal - Process improvement book that reads like a thriller.
"It teaches how to become a problem-solver disguised as a fiction."

What fantastic product/offer can you recommend via Amazon Prime Day?

Sam CholeraFounder @ iSpy Sport Search
Echo Dot by Amazon - Amazon's latest additions to the Echo family.
"In UK. Was £49.99, Now £34.99 inc Del. (30%) Black & White. Finishes Midnight UK"
GoPro HERO5 - Simply the best GoPro, ever
"In UK. GoPro HERO5 Session Action Camera with Casey, Floating Grip and Head Strap. Was £381.05. Now £244.99 inc Del (36%) Finishes midnight… See more
Echo by Amazon - A hands-free speaker you control with your voice
"In UK. Was £149.99. Now £79.99 inc Del. (47%) Black & White. Finishes midnight UK"

What are the best smart home gadgets?

Ryan HooverFounder, Product Hunt
Google Home - Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant
"I know you already have a Google Home, but I'm adding it here for others. :) Most smart home gadgets can now be controlled by voice using… See more
August Smart Lock - Control who can('t) enter from your smartphone/computer.
"Keys are sooo last century. Upgrade to a smart lock that uses your phone to get in. This also makes having visitors a lot more seamless— I … See more
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