In 2016, there were 40 acquisitions of companies working to advance artificial intelligence(1) and the AI market was worth $644 million(2). In 2017, the market value of AI is expected to double and then grow exponentially until it reaches $38.6 billion less than ten years from now(3). Inc. Magazine called 2017(4) the “year of AI” and most every major brand has begun fighting to enter the space. Consumer-driven companies like Google have led the charge with over 11 acquisitions in the AI category to date while business-driven companies like Salesforce, who joined the race late, have quickly begun catching up by acquiring two AI based companies in the last year(5). AI is here to stay and it’s not just changing the market, it’s shaping the way we live and work.
To better understand the public perception of today’s most disruptive technology, InsideSales.com asked 1,985 people from a variety of backgrounds and locations in the US what their attitude, understanding, and expectation of this emerging technology are.
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- The state of artificial intelligence in the US and the UK
- How consumers view artificial intelligence at home and at work
- What the future will look like with artificial intelligence
- What artificial intelligence brands to consumers trust the most