In the next two to three years, we’ll see an emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) in devices, even beyond the early examples of today. Why? Because the tasks and interfaces are becoming so complex that users will spend too much time trying to get to apps/info that’s required for them to be productive.

AI will be a journey that will take several years to complete. In the current early stage, we have some voice assistants (e.g., Bixby, Siri, Google) that can navigate a limited set of tasks. In the future (three to four years), with new, more powerful, on-device AI components, we will transition to more extensive AI where the device not only can parse some simple commands, but can actually learn about what we do and what we desire and make the proper suggestions to enhance our overall experience.

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