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Are you a voice developer or designer? Are you excited about the future of voice? Are you curious about an ambient computing future where our TV's, appliances, watches, phones, and more can talk with you to create new experiences? Join us on the Bixby Developers Chat to learn about Bixby and conversational AI. Join host Roger Kibbe as he talks with guests about voice, AI, Bixby, technology innovation and where the exciting Voice industry is going,

Are you a voice developer or designer? Are you excited about the future of voice? Are you curious about an ambient computing future where our TV's, appliances, watches, phones, and more can talk with you to create new experiences? Join us on the Bixby Developers Chat to learn about Bixby and conversational AI. Join host Roger Kibbe as he talks with guests about voice, AI, Bixby, technology innovation and where the exciting Voice industry is going,

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Are you a voice developer or designer? Are you excited about the future of voice? Are you curious about an ambient computing future where our TV's, appliances, watches, phones, and more can talk with you to create new experiences? Join us on the Bixby Developers Chat to learn about Bixby and conversational AI. Join host Roger Kibbe as he talks with guests about voice, AI, Bixby, technology innovation and where the exciting Voice industry is going,

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Episodes

End of Year Special Part 2 - Episode 27

12/28/2020
For this special end of year podcast, I did something special. I asked everyone whose been a guest on the podcast over the past year to contribute to this end of the year, special edition of the podcast 32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast. I asked each voice guru to This is part two of the podcast with 16 guests. Part 1 was released last week - https://bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/793529/6958664-end-of-year-special-part-1-episode-26 Guests are: Jenny Mero...

Duration:00:28:16

End of Year Special Part 1 - Episode 26

12/21/2020
For this special end of year podcast, I did something special. I asked everyone whose been a guest on the podcast over the past year to contribute to this end of year, special edition of the podcast 32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast. I asked each voice guru to This is part one of the podcast with the first 16 guests. Part 2 will be released next week. Guests are: Ryan Jordan @LincolnJCole Christian Mahnke @EarReality Carl Robinson @VoiceTechCarl Sarah...

Duration:00:31:43

Ian Utile Talks Tech, Voice, the Future and Empowering the World

11/23/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with entrepreneur, futurist, and voice enthusiast, Ian Utile. Ian is the founder and CEO of attn.live, a platform to enable content creators to monetize and distribute their content across multiple channels. Ian and Roger have a lively discussion of how they got started in technology. They discuss what childhood and teenage interests lead them to careers in technology. Ian and Roger talk about various technologies they have used and gotten excited about over...

Duration:01:14:21

The VOICE doctor, Teri Fisher Talks Voice, Podcasts, Medicine and Community

11/9/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Teri Fisher, the "The Voice Doctor." He is the host of the Voice in Canada Flash Briefing, the host of the Voice First Health Podcast, the host of the Voice Den, the creator of VOICEismyOS, the creator of Briefcast.fm, and an all-around voice guru. And by day, Teri is a Sports and Exercise Physician and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. Teri and Roger talk about how Teri got started in voice with podcasting and later...

Duration:00:52:16

Dancing, Journalism, Sloths and Developing Voice Experiences with Jenny Mero

10/27/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Jenny Mero. Jenny is a very successful voice developer and most well known for her Freeze Dance voice experience. Jenny is both an Alexa Champion and a Bixby Premier Developer. Jenny discusses her career in journalism including putting "life and limb" in danger to get an exclusive interview with Hugo Chavez, the former Venezuelan President. Jenny tells the story of her transition from Journalism into voice and how a background in journalism has helped her...

Duration:00:35:42

Voice Agencies, Education and Voice, and Star Trek with Daniel Mittendorf

9/28/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Daniel Mittendorf. Daniel is an accomplished voice developer and both an Alexa Champion and a Bixby Premier Developer. He founded Digivoice.io, a voice agency and recently joined Beyto Agency as the CTO. We discuss how Daniel got involved in voice and how he has gone from building his first voice experience (Stream Player which has been very successful) to many more including his latest which lets you book movie tickets using voice! We both agree that Star...

Duration:00:41:14

Voice and Podcasts with the Dynamic Duo: Kane Simms and Dustin Coates

9/14/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Kane Simms and Dustin Coates. Kane and Dustin are most well know for their VUX World podcast (a must-listen) and are very accomplished voice pros! We discuss how they got started in voice and what keeps them excited in voice and conversational AI. Kane tells us how the VUX World podcast was created, how Dustin was added as the co-host and he reveals a surprising fact about him and Dustin. Kane and Dustin talk about both success and challenges in...

Duration:01:11:40

Sleep Sounds and Voice with Nick Schwab

8/31/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Nick Schwab. Nick is very well known for his Sleep Sounds voice experiences and is the founder and CEO of Sleep Jar/Invoked Apps. We talk about Nick's early adventures with voice and how a noisy upstairs neighbor lead him to create sleep sounds for his personal use. He then released it to the skills store and then magic happened as it became and is today, one of the most successful voice experiences on Bixby, Alexa, and Google Assistant. Nick discusses how...

Duration:00:49:10

Podcast Tips, Tools and Voice with Carl Robinson

8/17/2020
In this episode, Roger talks with Carl Robinson. Carl is the CEO of Rumble Studio, an innovative new tool for recording podcasts and audio content. Carl is also well known as the host of the Voice Tech Podcast and creator of VoiceTechPodcast.com We discuss how Carl got involved in podcasting and what he has learned 70+ podcasts in. Carl gives some very valuable advice for both beginning podcasters and more experienced podcasters. We then discuss Rumble Studio, the innovative new way to...

Duration:00:55:17

Games, Success and Voice with Sarah Andrew Wilson

8/3/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, I talk with Sarah Andrew Wilson of Matchbox.io. Sarah is the CCO and part of the Matchbox founding team and an Alexa Champion. Matchbox has created some of the most successful voice experiences including Question of the Day, Riddle of the Day, Three Questions, and Kids Quiz. Late last year, Matchbox acquired Opearlo which added Find My Phone, Guess my name, and several other successful skills to their portfolio. We discuss the founding of Matchbox and how it...

Duration:01:03:46

Reinventing Podcasts with Rachel Batish of Audioburst

7/20/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, I talk with Rachel Batish of Audioburst. Audioburst is reinventing the podcast and audio industry by providing searchable audio. One can search the actual audio of podcasts and listen to snippets of a podcast using Audioburst. Rachel talks about getting a start with voice as a co-founder of Conversation.one. Conversation.one was a build once, deploy everywhere voice experience tool which specialized in the financial services industry. In 2018, Rachel joined...

Duration:00:53:41

Interactive Stories with Ear Reality

7/6/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Christian Mahnke and Sebastian Schöps of Ear Reality. Ear Reality creates interactive voice fiction and has an authoring tool to create interactive voice stories and experiences. Christian and Sebastian share how they got started with voice and their passion for interactive storytelling. We discuss voice experiences they have built including The Iron Falcon and The Magic Forest. What have they done to make these stories so compelling? Why they use...

Duration:01:03:27

Adam Cheyer talks Siri, Viv Labs and over 25 years in Voice

6/22/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with voice legend, Adam Cheyer. Adam was the co-founder of Siri, Viv Labs, Change.org, and Sentient Technologies. We first talk about Change.org, how and why it was founded, and why this platform is an enabler for the social justice movements of today. Adam talks about his early work at SRI and how this lead to his vision for what an assistant can be. We talk about how Adam took the purely academic work at SRI and brought it to the masses with...

Duration:01:15:19

Weather, Philosophy and Voice with Steven Arkonovich

6/8/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Steven Arkonovich who is well known for writing the Big Sky weather capsule and is a professor of philosophy at Reed College. Steven shares how he got started with voice. He was a very early Alexa developer and was driven by wanting to control music playback and home automation devices. Steven is most well known for his Big Sky capsule and he shares his motivation for building Big Sky and how it has evolved over the years. We talk with Steven...

Duration:00:41:15

Meet the Viv Labs Bixby Evangelists

5/25/2020
This episode is a little different, we turn the "microphone around" so to speak and interview the Viv Labs Bixby evangelism team. The Viv Labs Developer Evangelists (Advocates) are responsible for introducing Bixby to and supporting ongoing Bixby development for developers, designers and organizations. You may have seen John, Jonathan or Roger at conferences, seen and heard them in videos or followed them on Twitter. But what are their backgrounds? Where did they work? What brought them to...

Duration:00:58:30

Voice and Shortcasts with Armel Beaudry of Trebble.fm

5/11/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Armel Beaudry, the CEO and founder of Trebble.fm. Learn about Armel's journey from growing up in Cameroon to voice-first entrepreneur! Armel shares the history of Trebble.fm, how it started as a music sharing app, and evolved into a shortcast platform. A shortcast is a 2-3 minute podcast. You may also know them as Flash Briefings on Alexa. We talk about the advantages of shortcasts and how less is more; Shortcasts allow you to get what you need in...

Duration:01:00:22

Voice in Education with Julie Daniel Davis

4/27/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Julie Daniel Davis. Julie is the "voice" for voice in education, a Bixby Premier Developer, and an Alexa Champion. Julies shares how she was an early adopter of voice in the classroom. She shares the story of getting her first voice assistant, being inspired by the first Alexa Conference, and early and ongoing experiments putting Alexa and voice devices into a classroom. Julie is the host of a podcast and flash briefing "Voice in Education' and...

Duration:01:01:08

Voice Development and Empowering Women in Voice with Jennie Stenhouse

4/13/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Jennie Stenhouse. Jennie is an accomplished voice developer and the COO of Women in Voice We talk with Jennie about how she got started with voice, the creative process she goes through, and how one can leverage a technical framework/capability over and over again to unleash creativity. Jennie is particularly passionate about combining location data with voice and we discuss what she has built here and opportunities for the future including how...

Duration:01:05:53

Talking Jovo with Jan König and Ruben Aegerter

3/30/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk with Jan König and Ruben Aegerter about the Jovo framework. The Jovo framework allows one to build cross platform voice and conversational AI applications. Jovo has long supported Alexa and Google assistant but with the release of v3, Jovo now supports Bixby. We dive into building a Bixby capsule with Jovo and what it takes to add Bixby support to an existing Jovo voice experience. The talk ranges from the origins of Jovo and its evolution to its...

Duration:00:51:15

Voice Development, Speech Markdown and Jovo with Mark Tucker

3/16/2020
Show Notes: In this episode, we talk to Mark Tucker. Mark is a very accomplished voice developer, an Alexa Champion and a Bixby Premier Developer. Mark talks about getting started with voice on a TI 99/4A, developing his first experiences for Alexa and later Bixby and how he created the Speech Markdown framework. If you want to hear from a developer who started tinkering with voice, went on to develop several voice experiences and now is a very well known and successful voice developer...

Duration:00:45:48