Though Amazon launched Alexa voice technology in 2014, 2018 has been a huge year for the growth of the technology. Read below for some trend updates:
Amazon Letter to Shareholders — April 2018
Alexa-enabled devices among the best-selling items across all of Amazon.
Customers can control more than 4,000 smart home devices from 1,200 unique brands with Alexa.
Business Insider Article — April 2018
For the first time, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed that there are 100 million Amazon Prime subscribers globally.
Q - Where can I find Alexa?
A — Alexa is Amazon’s virtual assistant and it’s the most robust voice technology available right now. Property owners can use Alexa on all Amazon devices like the Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot. Also, home owners can access Alexa from any smartphone, like an iPhone or Android, and
Q — Are either HomeyPoints or Home Agent real estate brokerages?
A — No. Neither are real estate brokerages or real estate agents. HomeyPoints is a technology company working on voice technology, and Home Agent is a voice platform connecting property owners and real estate agents immediately, at the convenience of the property owners.
Q — Does Home Agent take any sort of commission or referral fee?
A — No. There are no commissions involved in connecting property owners and real estate agents on Home Agent. It’s just a monthly fee of $100 charged to the real estate agent for the service. Property owners use the service for free, on any of their Alexa enabled devices.