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Report Scope: This report analyzes the market for commercialized voice assistant applications. It helps readers understand how the voice assistant market will evolve, as well as the trends that will impact its adoption.New York, Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Voice Assistant Applications: North American Markets" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p05977636/?utm_source=GNW The report focuses on virtual applications that have been developed or customized to meet the unique needs of advanced voice assistant applications. The scope of this report also includes coverage of the services available for integrating virtual applications solutions or managed services.This study was conducted with a global perspective in terms of voice assistant solutions and their applications. Market projections have been conducted for countries across North America namely, the U.S., Canada and Mexico.The scope of the report includes various components used in voice assistant applications, namely solutions and services.Additionally, the applications industry for the market is segmented into web applications, mobile applications and devices.The present global market offers an opportunity to stakeholders, largely because of a surge in cloud-based services and along with the increased use of IoT devices and the implementation of Artificial Intelligent (AI) technology across the automotive sector as well as in smart home devices.This report highlights different solution types in the market for voice assistant applications, including standalone and integrated solutions.The services segment is primarily sub-divided into training and consulting, integration services, support and maintenance.The estimated and forecast market revenues considered in this report are the sum of prices for software, hardware and subscription services. This report is also segmented on the basis of end users, namely, individual users, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large enterprises.To analyze ongoing trends in the market, the report surveys the strategies adopted by the companies operating in the global market.The report provides market share analysis and key vendor profiles of top voice assistant application providers. At the region level, the study focuses on North American countries.This report considers the impact of COVID-19 and the economic slowdown resulting from the lockdown in various countries.It has been observed that when people, in response to COVID-19, adopted safety measures such as social distancing restrictions and began relying more on technology, the demand for voice assistants increased.It is expected that the demand for voice assistant applications across the automotive as well as smart home industries will increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic and thereby boost the market for voice assistant applications.Report Includes:- An overview of North American markets for voice assistant applications- Estimation of the market size and analyses of market trends, with data from 2019, estimates for 2020, and projection of CAGR through 2025- Market share analysis of the voice assistant applications based on components (solutions & services), application, deployment, organization size, end-user, and region- Evaluation of current market trends, market size, market forecast, and detailed analysis of drivers, challenges, and opportunities affecting market growth- Discussion on uses, evolution, and future of voice assistant applications and impact analysis of COVID-19 on voice assistant application market- Market share analysis of the key companies of the industry, their strategic profiling, their competitive landscape and detailed company profilesSummary:A voice assistant application can be defined as a digital program that uses speech synthesis, natural language processing (NLP) and voice recognition technology to offer services in a voice format through a particular application. The popular voice assistants available in the market are Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft’s Cortana.Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05977636/?utm_source=GNWAbout ReportlinkerReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place.__________________________CONTACT: Clare: email@example.com US: (339)-368-6001 Intl: +1 339-368-6001
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(Bloomberg) -- Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha ordered the withdrawal of the week-old state of emergency in the nation’s capital that barred large gatherings, in a bid to pacify pro-democracy protesters calling for the resignation of his government and monarchy reform.The move follows a de-escalation in the situation that allows authorities to use existing laws to manage protests, according to a notification signed by Prayuth in the Royal Gazette.Free Youth, one of the main protest organizations, said via Telegram that even though the emergency rules have been lifted, the government still had not responded to any of the key demands. The organization said it will intensify its agitation if the prime minister didn’t resign in three days, and was preparing to call another mass gathering.Prayuth has struggled to stem the mounting street demonstrations, which have used Hong Kong-style pop-up rallies to avoid police and defy the emergency rules. The government has shown no signs of meeting the protester’s demands, which would upend the royalist elite that has maintained power throughout much of Thailand’s history, but it has also sought to avoid bloodshed that could further roil the economy.A former army chief who staged a coup in 2014, Prayuth urged the protesters on Wednesday to trust the parliamentary process to address their grievances during a special session next week and said the government and the activists should “each take a step back” and “find solutions to the problems.”No Reconciliation“The government wanted to show that they’re taking a step back, but it likely won’t change anything,” said Titipol Phakdeewanich, dean of the political science faculty at Ubon Ratchathani University in northeastern Thailand. “This has no significant implications on the reconciliation between the government and the protesters.”The demonstrations are underpinned by years of sluggish growth now exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, which has put the Thai economy on course for its worst performance ever by derailing the two main drivers: tourism and trade. The benchmark SET Index of stocks has lost 23% this year. The gauge rallied as much as 0.6% after the news of the lifting of emergency, while the baht pared losses of as much as 0.2%.Thailand’s financial markets will take a wait-and-see approach to the protests and the government’s response, said Tim Leelahaphan, an economist at Standard Chartered Bank Pcl in Bangkok. “While the political situation has so far been under control, the lingering protests do not bode well for the Thai economic recovery,” he said.Breaking TaboosThe demonstrations have shown no signs of letting up, and have even started to spread to other parts of Thailand. They have broken long-held taboos about publicly criticizing the royal family, with demands for the monarch to no longer endorse coups, provide transparency in how funds are spent, and get rid of laws that stifle discussion of the royal family.Simultaneous rallies by pro-royalist groups in support of King Maha Vajiralongkorn also raised fears of clashes between the rival groups. Past protest movements in Thailand have ended in bloody crackdowns, most recently in 2010.The youth-led protesters are also calling for the resignation of Prayuth’s government and a rewriting of the constitution, which was drafted by a military-appointed panel after the 2014 coup. The activists say the charter was instrumental in helping Prayuth retain power after the 2019 elections.The prime minister said it was time to break the cycle of government leaders having to face mobs of opposing groups to prevent the country from becoming ungovernable and descending into chaos.“The only sure way to achieve a sustainable, enduring resolution to the problems is to speak to each other, respect the due process of law, and then let the will of the people be resolved in parliament,” Prayuth said. “That is the only way.”(Updates with comment from analyst in sixth paragraph)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.