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Siri, are you scanning me? Apple's answer to Echo could include camera

Face-tracking cameras may be the next evolution of the smart home assistant, but will consumers be creeped out? Sources tell CNET Apple is working on smart home speaker that could have a camera.

Is the world ready for a smart home that can watch you?

The success of Amazon's Echo smart speaker has tech companies scrambling to come up with something similar. Google's answer, the Google Home, is coming out later this year. Sources tell CNET that Apple is also exploring its own version of the Echo -- and it could come with a face-tracking camera. Will consumers cringe with privacy concerns, as we've seen in previous smart products?

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Apple's version of the Echo may include face-tracking camera