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Voice Assistant Car Accessories

The Anker 'Roav Viva' Brings Amazon Alexa to Your Vehicle

— January 8, 2018 — Autos
Voice assistant technology is being incorporated into virtually every item within the home, and the Anker 'Roav Viva' looks to extend this shift into one's vehicle, in order to ensure a more holistic user experience. Featuring Amazon Alexa connectivity, the device works by being placed into the 12V adapter in one's car and instantly goes to work to provide users with voice assistant functionalities. These could include asking for directions, requesting specific music, and much more.

The Anker 'Roav Viva' car accessory also provides advanced charging capabilities to keep one's devices powered up as they drive. Set to retail for $49.99, the device acknowledges the shift towards total voice assistant coverage as more consumers become accustomed to the services of major brands like Amazon, Google and Apple.
Trend Themes
1. Voice Assistant Products - Voice assistant technology is penetrating every product and industry and can offer the opportunity for widespread integration into current and future product offerings.
2. In-vehicle Internet-of-things (iot) - As voice assistant car accessories become more popular, there is potential for in-vehicle IoT to improve the driving experience and offer more hands-free functionality.
3. Advanced Car Accessories - With more technological advancements, there is the opportunity for car accessories to become more advanced and multipurpose, offering features such as charging, entertainment, and virtual assistants.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive and Transportation - Voice assistant car accessories can offer a unique selling proposition for automotive and transportation companies by improving the driving experience with hands-free functionality.
2. Consumer Electronics - The trend towards voice assistant technology offers disruptive innovation opportunities for consumer electronics as manufacturers incorporate voice assistant technology into their product lines.
3. Home Automation Systems - Voice assistant technology can be integrated into home automation systems, offering a more comprehensive user experience and the opportunity for IoT compatibility with the vehicle.
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