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‘Facebook is working on smart speaker with large screen

‘Facebook is working on smart speaker with large screen

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After Amazon, Google and Apple would also Facebook working on a smart speaker.

The device of Facebook would be equipped with a large touchscreen, with a diameter of 15 inch, set of sources in the production chain against the Taiwanese Digitimes. That is larger than the screens of most tablets and laptops.

Recently, Amazon in the USA, the Echo Show, a smart speaker with a smaller screen of 7 inches (see photo). The speakers from Amazon make use of the assistant Alexa, while Apple choose Siri, and Google for his nameless Assistant.

Facebook would not like to emphasise on voice control. The screen is made by LG, would be the main operation method. Facebook is working on its own smart assistant, with the name M. Which is in the American version of chat Messenger app.

The device would be in early 2018 should appear and be developed by Building 8, the experimental onderzoekstak of Facebook.

Amazon and Google sell their smart speakers are not yet in the Netherlands, because their assistants, the Dutch language not yet mastered. Also the HomePod Apple appears initially only in English-speaking countries.

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