Speak Easy: Why Voice Data Is Poised for Big Growth

Thanks to continued improvements in the accuracy voice recognition technology, we’re closer than ever to having a natural conversation with computers, without the interaction devolving into a frustrating, phone-throwing experience. As Mary Meeker explains in her recent Internet Report, we could be near an inflection point for voice-based interactions. When Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) first launched Siri on iPhones four years ago, the personal assistant was a bit of a novelty. It was fun to ask Siri off-the-wall questions and see what she would say. But over time, people have come to rely on Siri, and to appreciate the way that she seems to “learn” about her users and their preferences. Since then, we’ve seen Internet giants launch their own voice-enabled digital assistants, including Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Now, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)…


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