Canalys: the number of smart speakers in use will come close to 100M by the end of 2018, up from under 50M at the end of 2017, and there will be 225M+ by 2020 (Chris O’Brien/VentureBeat)

Chris O’Brien / VentureBeat:
Canalys: the number of smart speakers in use will come close to 100M by the end of 2018, up from under 50M at the end of 2017, and there will be 225M+ by 2020  —  A new report projects that the smart speaker market will continue its torrid growth, with Google and Amazon battling for dominance and Apple stuck in a distant third place.