Ever since 2011, virtual voice assistants have been all the rage. First, Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL ) Siri came out to much fanfare, followed by Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) Now. Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN ) , which powers the voice recognition behind Siri, even has its own Nina assistant. Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has now reportedly purchased Evi, a mobile assistant app for iOS and Android. The e-tailer has also separately acquired several small voice recognition companies over the years.
In the video below, Fool contributor Evan Niu, CFA, discusses how Amazon could be looking to integrate a new voice assistant into future Kindle Fires or possible a Kindle Phone.
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