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Revision as of 05:28, 5 July 2017


  • Perform a landscape search in the area of Smart Speakers
  • Use PCS to derive insights and gain competitive perspective
  • Understand the value chain and recent M&A activities


A smart speaker is a type of wireless speaker and smart device that utilizes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other standards to extend usage beyond audio playback. This can include, but not be limited to, features such as compatibility across a number of services and platforms, peer-to-peer connection through mesh networking, intelligent personal assistants, and others. Each can have its own designated interface and features in-house, usually launched or controlled via application or home automation software.

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Search in PCS

A search on PCS for Smart Speaker was performed with the following search strategy:

tac: smart speaker OR tac: intelligent speaker OR tac: Intelligent home speaker OR (tac:speaker AND text: Wireless Music system) OR tac: connected speaker OR (tac:speaker AND text: Wireless speaker system) OR (tac:speaker AND tac:(wifi OR wireless fidelity OR bluetooth))

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Top Assignee

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Top Assignee Insights

Bibliographic Analytics

Main CPCs:

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IP Activity:

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Geographical Distribution

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Technical Insights: CPC Distribution in Top Assignees:

CPC Distribution:

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Technical Insights: Concepts vs Top Assignees

Technology Concepts:

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Value Chain Analysis

Latest M&A Activity in the Space