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Each week's most relevant and interesting news stories in voice technology, discussed by a panel of experts. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Each week's most relevant and interesting news stories in voice technology, discussed by a panel of experts. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

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United States

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Each week's most relevant and interesting news stories in voice technology, discussed by a panel of experts. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 11)

4/17/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 11) Featuring guests Brad Hastedt (DataForce) and Andrei Papancea (NLX) Stories: 1) Spotify Rebrands Greenroom Social Audio as Spotify Live, Adds Livestream to Main App (Voicebot.ai) 2) Nest Hub Max may soon let you summon Google Assistant without saying a word (Android Central) 3) Enterprise Conversational AI Startup Observe.AI Raises $125M (Voicebot.ai) 4) You Can Now Tell Alexa to Plant a Tree for You (Make Use Of)

Duration:00:33:51

This Week In Voice (Season 6 Episode 10)

4/1/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 10) Featuring guests Phil Hall (LXT.ai) and Lauren Cowles (Veritone) Stories for discussion: 1) Voice cloning technology may have been used in Pearland scam (KHOU-11, Houston TX) 2) Amazon's Alexa is becoming a member of the family (Fortune) 3) Restaurants leverage conversational AI to automate order taking (PYMNTS.com) 4) Your iPhone has ten Harry Potter 'spells' that really work with Siri (New York Post)

Duration:00:37:49

This Week In Voice (Season 6 Episode 9)

3/25/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 9) is a very special episode - an interview with YouTube sensation / freestyle rapper Harry Mack. Sponsored by our friends at Deepgram (https://dpgr.am/projectvoice): the leader in automated transcription and speech-to-text for conversational AI, sales and support enablement, voice analytics, or any use case that requires super accurate, usable transcriptions. WARNING: EXPLICIT LANGUAGE THROUGHOUT THE INTERVIEW The interview touches on how Harry uses...

Duration:00:41:09

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 8)

3/4/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 8) Guests: Kumar Rangarajan (CEO, Slang Labs), Tobias Dengel (CEO, WillowTree) Stories for discussion: 1) The Rise and Stall of the US Smart Speaker Market (Voicebot.AI) 2) Vizio Will Integrate SoundHound Voice AI Across Smart TV Line (Voicebot.AI) 3) Telehealth Visits Now Available Through Amazon Alexa (The Verge) 4) Star Wars Fans React To Learning Luke Skywalker Was Voiced By A Computer (ScreenRant)

Duration:00:41:39

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 7)

2/11/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 7) Guests: John Campbell (Rabbit & Pork), Tom Livne (Verbit.ai), Jen Heape (Vixen Labs) Stories for discussion: 1a) Google, a big fan of safety, expands Assistant Guest Mode to 9 other languages (Android Police) 1b) Apple says a ‘small portion’ of iPhones recorded interactions with Siri even if you opted out (The Verge) 2) Report: 62% of orgs use voice technology to increase revenue (VentureBeat) 3) Amazon’s new Super Bowl ad features a creepy...

Duration:00:47:49

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 6)

2/4/2022
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 6) Guests: Naresh Kuppuswamy (DataForce), Liz Persaud (Georgia Tech), Johan Stromberg (Wanderword) Stories for discussion: 1) Jaguar Land Rover adds Amazon Alexa voice control as standard (Autocar) 2) Apple was a smart-speaker laggard, but its strategy is working (Fast Company) 3) iHeartMedia Leads $3M Funding Round for Social Audio Startup Gimme Radio (Voicebot.AI) 4) Artificial Intelligence Can Now Craft Original Jokes—And That’s No Laughing Matter...

Duration:00:51:52

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 5)

12/10/2021
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 5) Guests: Paul Welham (Cereproc), Audrey Arbeeny (Audiobrain), Sean Austin (Helios) Stories for discussion: 1) Voice assistant maker SoundHound to go public via $2 billion SPAC deal (Reuters) 2) "Alexa, play something on Netflix." (The Verge) 3) Voice AI company Skit looks to hire 1000 people across US, SE Asia, India (Economic Times) 4) ReadSpeaker Debuts Voice User Interface Platform For Nintendo Switch (Voicebot.AI)

Duration:00:39:27

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 4)

11/5/2021
This Week In Voice, Season 6 Episode 4, features guests Rana Gujral (CEO, Behavioral Signals), Jon Stine (Executive Director, Open Voice Network) and Thomas Lindgren (Executive Chairman, Wanderword). Stories include: 1) M&A Watch: LivePerson's Transformational Acquisitions (Dan Miller, Opus Research) 2) Healthcare's Use Of Voice Tech Seen As "Game Changer" For Diagnostics, Patient Experience (PYMNTS) 3) A Start-up Says Its Voice Recognition Tech Beats Google And Amazon At Reducing Racial...

Duration:00:55:23

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 3)

10/16/2021
This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 3) Featuring guests Kerry Brix (conversational AI consultant), Todd Mozer (CEO, Sensory), and Alistair van Moere (Chief Product Officer, MetaMetrics) Stories for discussion: 1) Microsoft and NVIDIA unveil enormous language model with 530 billion parameters (Voicebot.ai) 2) Wendy's to use Google's AI to stop burgers from burning (ScreenRant) 3) Bowers & Wilkins "Zeppelin" gets rebooted as a $799 smart speaker (Digital Trends) 4) Where Have All The Alexas...

Duration:00:51:52

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 2)

10/8/2021
This Week In Voice - Season 6, Episode 2 Featuring guests Ken Sutton (CEO, Yobe) and Brandon Kaplan (CEO, Skilled Creative) Featured stories for discussion: 1) Hey Siri, what happened? (The Verge) 2) Amazon give Alexa more patience (Ars Technica) 3) Conversational AI market to reach $32B globally by 2030 (Yahoo) 4) AI is still awesome, 20 years later (Cult of Whatever) ------- Project Voice X takes place October 25-27 in Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida. For more information, visit...

Duration:00:34:20

This Week In Voice (Season 6, Episode 1)

10/1/2021
This Week In Voice returns for Season 6! The season premiere is an interview with Cerence CEO Sanjay Dhawan, covering voice's evolved role in the car, how the company views the return to work and future of work, Cerence's positioning relative to big tech, and what's next for the company.

Duration:00:37:17

This Week In Voice - Season 5 Episode 5

11/20/2020
This Week In Voice takes a break from the usual news of the week in voice technology and conversational AI to speak with Dr. Teri Fisher, creator of Alexa in Canada and Voice First Health podcasts, numerous voice training materials, and The Voice Den, a pandemic-era social experience for the voice community. Teri is celebrating 1,000 flash briefings produced and published - a remarkable achievement. This interview spans all of those topics and more. This Week In Voice is part of the...

Duration:00:43:38

This Week In Voice - Season 5 Episode 4

11/6/2020
This Week In Voice, Season 5 Episode 4, features Simon Lau (Otter.ai) and Nick Livingston (HoneIt). Stories for discussion include: 1) Voice Assistants and the Election 1a) Voicebot: How Voice Assistants Are Responding To Election Result Updates 1b) Voicebot: How Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant Are Reporting On Election Day 2) Press Gazette (UK): Smart Audio: What Publishers Need To Know About The Latest Tech Revolution 3) MIT Technology Review: AI Pioneer Geoff Hinton: Deep Learning Is...

Duration:00:46:56

This Week In Voice - Season 5 Episode 3

10/30/2020
This Week In Voice, Season 5 Episode 3, features special guests Patricia Scanlon (Soapbox Labs), Julia Liberty (AI Data Innovations), and Dr. Phillip Alvelda (Brainworks). Stories for discussion include: 1) MacRumors: Apple Acquires AI Startup Vilynx To Improve Siri 2) TechCrunch: Apple Search Crawler Activity Could Signal A Google Competitor 3) Adobe: Voice Technology's Role In Our Rapidly Changing World 4) Voicebot: Voice-Activated Museum "Planet Word" Opens In DC This Week In Voice is...

Duration:00:52:27

This Week In Voice - Season 5 Episode 2

10/23/2020
This Week In Voice, Season 5 Episode 2, features special guests Caitlin Gutekunst (Creativity, Inc.), Lisa Michaud (Interactions), and Kat Zdan (Google). Stories for discussion include: 1) Voicebot: Alexa Now Offers Personalized Reading Recommendations 2) Android Police: A Secret, Unreleased Option Lets Users Invoke Assistant On Smart Displays Without Saying "Hey Google" 3) MIT Technology Review: The True Dangers Of AI Are Closer Than We Think 4) Behold, The Smart Cactus! This Week In Voice...

Duration:00:56:35

This Week In Voice - Season 5 Premiere

10/16/2020
Hosted by Bradley Metrock and featuring guests Daniela Braga (CEO, DefinedCrowd), Nils Lenke (VP Apps, Cerence) and Derek Roberti (VP Technology, North America, Cognigy), This Week In Voice kicks off Season 5 with stories checking in on Google, Amazon, and Apple's voice/AI ecosystems. Additionally, a story about protecting children from AI is part of the show, and the first episode of Season 5 wraps with each of the guests discussing what they and their companies are most looking forward to...

Duration:00:59:11

This Week In Voice - Special Healthcare Series (Episode 5 of 5)

8/1/2020
The fifth of five special healthcare episodes of This Week In Voice features a roundtable discussion on the intersection of voice tech, conversational AI, and the hidden data within human speech. Caitlyn Brooksby (Canary Speech), Aaron Bours (Hyro.ai), Kenn Harper (Nuance), Scott Sandland (Cyrano.ai), and Mike Page (Phebi.ai) round out a powerhouse panel.

Duration:00:45:09

This Week In Voice - Special Healthcare Series (Episode 4 of 5)

8/1/2020
The fourth of five special healthcare episodes of This Week In Voice features a roundtable discussion on the intersection of voice tech, conversational AI, and health insurance. Audrey Arbeeny (Audiobrain), Bhagvan Kommadi (ValueMomentum), Maaike Coppens (Promptful), Matt Cybulsky (IONIA), and Mika Eddy (UnitedHealth Group) round out a powerhouse panel.

Duration:00:52:27

This Week In Voice - Special Healthcare Series (Episode 3 of 5)

8/1/2020
The third of five special healthcare episodes of This Week In Voice features a roundtable discussion on the intersection of voice tech, conversational AI, and accessibility of healthcare. Dale LaRue (RAIN Agency), Jon Gordon (LifePod), and Tarah Knaresboro (Renalis Health) round out a powerhouse panel.

Duration:00:50:43

This Week In Voice - Special Healthcare Series (Episode 2 of 5)

7/9/2020
The second of five special healthcare episodes of This Week In Voice features a roundtable discussion on the intersection of voice tech, conversational AI, and the electronic health record. Ricky Sahu (CEO, 1up.Health), Pat Williams (CEO, iScribe Health), Miriam Paramore (President, OptimizeRX), Rushi Ganmukhi (CEO, Bola.ai), and Scott Stephenson (CEO, Deepgram) round out a powerhouse panel.

Duration:00:52:18