Voice user interfaces will become more important in our interactions with televisions, music players, and in-car phones and dashboards, but will remain largely ignored on smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Chatbots will start to have some useful applications, for example in online customer service. But user frustrations with these systems will mean that companies offering a “real human” will be able to trade on that added value.
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This is a bit of a different angle than how you discuss voice commands here, but — Speaking to my personal experience with voice user interfaces, the car is king. I really don’t ever think to use voice commands unless I am driving. I can’t help but anticipate the impact that self-driving cars will have on the popularity of voice commands. With your hands now free again, why use your voice? Thoughts?

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