Sunday, March 12, 2017

Musio makes me wonder: Do we really need better-looking smart hubs?

As connected devices go, most aren’t much to look at. Echo, Google Home, and others are functional, but aesthetically they don’t do much to move the needle. I’d call them neutral, at best. Musio takes a unique approach that’s not all that unique anymore. I’ll explain. Ever since connected devices have been a thing, manufacturers fell firmly into one of two camps: the functional, and the aesthetically pleasing. The latter camp had utility, but only because of the work done by the former. Find me an anthropomorphic (or cartoonish) smart assistant with features Echo doesn’t have and I’ll gladly shut…

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