Voice-Activated Devices Gain Popularity | PYMNTS.com

By | September 19, 2017

Voice-activated virtual assistants

Voice-activated virtual assistants, such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home, are gaining widespread popularity for their advanced features and rewards.

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The firm said Points Pal merges next-generation technologies and removes barriers across consumer devices, thus allowing users to start a voice-interactive event on one device, such as a virtual assistant, and then complete the action (whether it was search- or transaction-related) on either the same device or another, such as a mobile phone or tablet. While currently focused on redeeming points for tangible items ranging from books to computers to gift cards, travel rewards and other experiential events will also be offered at some point in the future.

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