It seems like Voice Activated Internet is here to stay. The boldest forecast we have seen so far.
According to RBC, Alexa and Echo will generate $10B of revenues by 2020.
The investment bank has dubbed the technology “voice-activated internet (VAI)” and said it represents a “material opportunity” for both Amazon and Google, which has its own technology called Google Assistant.
For more info, see this report from CNBC http://www.cnbc.com/2017/03/10/amazon-alexa-voice-assistan-could-be-a-10-billion-mega-hit-by-2020-research.html