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In-depth interviews with movers and shakers within the new #VoiceFirst era of computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

In-depth interviews with movers and shakers within the new #VoiceFirst era of computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.
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In-depth interviews with movers and shakers within the new #VoiceFirst era of computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

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English


Episodes

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 15

1/15/2019
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Brian Ross, VP of Product and Services at Privakey, joins host Bradley Metrock to discuss the importance of data security and privacy in a voice-first world, and the role that Privakey has to play in providing secure authentication which potentially enhances voice applications on any platform. The conversation, taking place before CES and The Alexa Conference, discusses both of the January events, along with Ross explaining the need for voice tech to develop killer apps in order to continue...

Duration:00:19:31

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 14

12/21/2018
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Niko Vuori (founder of Drivetime) joins host Bradley Metrock for a discussion of one of the most interesting business models in all of #VoiceFirst technology: voice-based games designed specifically for drivers. The discussion spans the company's recent fundraising round, whether studies exist that show Drivetime's core product makes sense, and Vuori's thoughts on the eventual arrival of autonomous vehicles. The Voice of the Car Summit is mentioned, which takes place Tuesday, April 9, in...

Duration:00:31:33

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 13

6/5/2018
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Melissa Campbell, Communications Manager for Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC). The conversation centers on Melissa's recent article for FORTUNE: "Parents, Stay Away From Echo Dot Kids," exploring several viewpoints expressed in the piece. Listeners should read it first. The article is available here: http://fortune.com/2018/05/15/amazon-echo-dot-kids-data-privacy/) This candid conversation captures the child advocate...

Duration:00:32:21

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 12

5/24/2018
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Scott Rose, SVP of Product for Pindrop. The conversation spans Pindrop's core business of validating audio for identity and security, the need for such technology in the rapidly emerging voice-first realm, and the implications of technology like Google Duplex. Pindrop's capability of spoofing voices is demonstrated, for the purpose of showing the value of Pindrop's technology in the marketplace - you'll hear some voices you recognize!...

Duration:00:34:26

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 11

3/1/2018
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Hicham Tahiri, CEO of Smartly.AI and producer of the recent Smart Voice Summit, held in Paris. The conversation spans Smartly.AI's core business, their new partnership program, the Smart Voice Summit, and the company's expansion of the Smart Voice Summit into other markets. The VoiceFirst Roundtable is part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration:00:20:24

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 10

12/15/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia and celebrity tech entrepreneur and investor. Known as "Gary Vee," Gary's legendary career in technology has led him to a current interest in voice technology, which is the subject of this discussion in his company's Chattanooga, Tennessee office (one of four offices VaynerMedia has across the United States). The VoiceFirst Roundtable is part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration:00:13:25

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 9

11/1/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Alex Fleetwood, the CEO and founder of next-generation game maker Sensible Object. Fleetwood and Sensible Object were part of the recently-completed Alexa Techstars accelerator, and Fleetwood describes the honor of being part of such a prestigious program. Metrock and Fleetwood cover a lot of other ground, including how Sensible Object came into existence, the company's goals for its "Voice Originals" line of voice-first games, and even...

Duration:00:19:15

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 8

9/26/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews tech luminary Tim O'Reilly, Founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media. O'Reilly, whose book WTF: What's The Future And Why It's Up To Us comes out October 10 and is available to pre-order on Amazon, offers a number of keen insights on the burgeoning voice-first sector and what is required to create a healthy, thriving tech ecosystem. The VoiceFirst Roundtable is part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration:00:28:32

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 7

8/30/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Jonathon Myers, CEO and co-founder of Earplay, and his Chief Creative Officer, Dave Grossman. As Earplay is involved in producing interactive games and immersive audio experiences, the episode begins with a discussion of the state of monetization of voice applications, and spans a wide range of video game-related topics, including Myers' and Grossman's favorite video games of all time, and what makes a good audio-based game in the first...

Duration:00:34:44

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 6

8/16/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Adam Marchick, CEO and co-founder of VoiceLabs. The conversation ranges from VoiceLabs' unique analytics offering for companies developing voice applications, the difference between voice analytics and analytics in the web and mobile spaces, the importance of discovery to the future of voice applications, and even the difference between the cuisines available in Nashville (home of VoiceFirst.FM) and Silicon Valley, where Marchick calls...

Duration:00:23:53

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 5

7/20/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Nandini Stocker, Head of Conversation Design Advocacy and Partnerships for Google. The wide-ranging interview spans conversation design, conversation on Twitter about highlighting more women working in voice technology, conversation about science fiction (including Arrival and Star Trek), conversation about Google's objectives with its technology, and finally, conversation about the specter of cancer which has affected both participants...

Duration:00:42:47

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 4

7/6/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Leor Grebler, CEO and co-founder of UCIC, a company which specializes in helping hardware makers integrate voice technology into their products. Grebler discusses his front-row view to the voice-first evolution, seen through the prism of his 2012 Kickstarter for "The Ubi," leading to where he and his company is today. (For full show notes as well as links referenced during the podcast, visit VoiceFirst.FM.)

Duration:00:31:04

The VoiceFirst Roundtable - Episode 3

6/30/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Mark Webster (CEO) and Scott Werner (CTO) of Sayspring. The wide-ranging discussion spans Sayspring's origin, the definition and purpose of voice design, the Echo Show, and basketball!

Duration:00:30:12

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 2

6/13/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews Dr. Ahmed Bouzid (CEO, Witlingo). Topics include monetization of voice skills, the type of experience that should be provided for discovering skills, and the work Dr. Bouzid is doing with both Witlingo as well as the Ubiquitous Voice Society.

Duration:00:30:15

The VoiceFirst Roundtable, Episode 1

5/24/2017
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Host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) interviews well-known technology analyst and entrepreneur Brian Rommele (ReadMultiplex.com) about the state of voice-first technology, issues confronting voice-first computing, and where the entire movement is headed.

Duration:00:43:55