Alternative products to Google Home

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.

20 alternative and related products to Google Home

Apple HomePod

The new home entertainment system by Apple

Nick Abouzeid- Words at Product Hunt ✌️
I'm terribly excited for a standalone Apple speaker. As much as I love my Bose bluetooth speaker (and as much as Siri needs some serious help), being able to hear my notifications read to me from across the room will be great.
Shreya Bagaria
I'm excited about the HomePod. It will fit well in my Apple ecosystem. It will also bring along a better Siri, fixed a few notches, long overdue. It’s still very much an Echo or Home competitor, but Apple’s choosing to focus on music instead of the hodgepodge of features touted by Google and Amazon.
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
Apple HomePod is a great example of how Apple has integrated Beats into their company, launched a new product line, and still stayed true to what they believe. Apple has been in home entertainment for a long time with iTunes, Apple TV, etc., but this hardware gets me personally excited as an audiophile! I love the software-driven approach to how they're tack… See more
7 Alternatives to Apple HomePod

Echo by Amazon

A hands-free speaker you control with your voice

andy mueller
Alexa wakes me up, I ask her the weather, then she delivers my flash briefing, and then plays whatever Spotify playlist I'm in the mood for. All hands-free so I can focus on making my coffee :)
Arun Sathiya- Happiness Engineer, Automattic
Echo by Amazon sounds like a neat choice at extra 80 bucks. Or, I guess, there's a flat 80 bucks discount currently that you can redeem.
Sam Cholera- Founder @ iSpy Sport Search
In UK. Was £149.99. Now £79.99 inc Del. (47%) Black & White. Finishes midnight UK
23 Alternatives to Echo by Amazon

Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

Amazon's assistant w/ improved voice recognition and design

Justin Mitchell- Designing Products at Sofriendly.com
Can't go wrong with an Echo Dot. Cheap. Everyone has an Amazon account. At it's most basic level it's still useful even without a speaker system hooked up to it.
Mike Monaco
Control your home with your voice, feel like Tony Stark. Cheap enough to place one in each of your most frequented rooms.
Tejas Kinger- SaaS Product Marketing @ Freshworks Inc
I've also been using the guided meditation skill from the Alexa skill store on my Amazon Echo Dot. That works well too!
9 Alternatives to Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

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.
7 Alternatives to Sonos One

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

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

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What's the best app for controlling Hue lights?

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Thington - Get the most from your smart devices
"Thington will help you control your whole smart home, including your Hue lights. The interface is gorgeous and solves a higher level proble… See more
Google Home - Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant
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Anyone Know Any Good/Cool Product for a Mother's Day gift?

Stefan TheofilosProduct Designer, Entrepreneur
iPad Mini 3 - iPad Mini 3 with Touch ID
"My mom doesn't use a computer anymore (ever since we bought her an iPhone). She has a hard time doing things that require a big screen. Can… See more
Google Home - Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant
"@brianroemmele thinks Voice First gifts will be in the top 5 Mother's Day gifts: https://twitter.com/BrianRoemmel... You can see that Targ… See more

What tech gadgets make you feel happy in your spare time?

Wasim UllahHustler.
Nintendo Switch - Nintendo's new console for the home and your hands 👾
"I've always liked having a portable gaming device with me since being gifted a Gameboy when I was a kid growing up in the 90s. I love the v… See more
Google Home - Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant
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