Will Cortana Control Your Smarthome?

Will Cortana Control Your Smarthome?

Ever since Amazon unveiled Echo in 2014, smarthome assistants have been gaining speed. Google released their counterpart, simply called Google Home, earlier this year and now Microsoft is releasing a competitor as well. However, recent press indicates Microsoft may have plans that reach far beyond the smarthome assistant. Reportedly Microsoft wants to Bring Cortana to the Internet of Things (IoT). Essentially, they want any device with a screen to be able to utilize Cortana. It sounds like she may be planning to take over your smarthome. icon wink Will Cortana Control Your Smarthome?

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