A smartspeaker is an intelligent speaker with voice recognition and voice control. The smart speaker category includes intelligent digital voice assistants and intelligent personal assistants( IPA).
Smart speakers are Internet-connected speakers that use voice input and voice recognition to call up pieces of music and text from the Internet and play them back via the speaker function in streaming music or streaming audio. Smart speakers are constantly in standby mode. Speech recognition and processing is triggered by keywords. The speech is extracted into control commands and search terms and transmitted in compressed form to a powerful server of the streaming provider. There, the data is processed and uploaded to the smart speaker as music streaming or voice streaming.
Smart speakers are equipped with a USB interface, have WiFi, Ethernet, Bluetooth and DLNA.