Amazon Echo smart speaker with video screen is in the works?
Amazon is rumored to be working on an enhanced version of the Echo smart speaker which will feature a video screen. This device has the code name "Knight,." and will be able to answer more complex questions than those models that don't sport a screen. Amazon might try to speed up the introduction of this model in order to stay ahead of Google in this competitive market. Google Home, the search giant's smart speaker, features Google Assistant and last week it added multi-user capabilities, something that the Amazon Echo does not feature.
Amazon and Google are numbers 1 and 2 respectively in the smart speaker segment. Microsoft is tossing its hat in the ring later this year with the Harman Kardon Invoke. This will feature a premium Harman Kardon speaker and will employ the software giant's personal assistant Cortana.