Try Premium for 30 days

Live games for all NFL, MLB, NBA, & NHL teams
Commercial-Free Music
No Display Ads
This Week In Voice-logo

This Week In Voice

News & Politics Podcasts >

"This Week In Voice" is the weekly news podcast for the new era of #VoiceFirst computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

"This Week In Voice" is the weekly news podcast for the new era of #VoiceFirst computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

"This Week In Voice" is the weekly news podcast for the new era of #VoiceFirst computing. Part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Week In Voice, Season 2 Episode 1

1/10/2018
More
This Week In Voice returns with a look at stories coming out of CES, as well as a preview of The Alexa Conference, coming up Jan 18-20 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Special guests include Tim Kahle and Dominik Meissner of Germany's 169 Labs. This Week In Voice is hosted by Bradley Metrock and is part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration: 00:39:03


This Week In Voice, Episode 21

12/15/2017
More
An all-star panel (Ahmed Bouzid, Brian Roemmele, Mark Tucker) reunites to discuss the year in review for voice technology. Episode 21 marks the final episode of Season 1 of This Week In Voice, and the show will return for Season 2 beginning in January. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration: 01:03:38


This Week In Voice, Episode 20

12/8/2017
More
Cathy Pearl (VP of User Experience at Sensely) joins the show to discuss the latest in voice technology news. Stories include Amazon and Google's renewed conflict over YouTube video on Amazon hardware, the growing aggression by privacy advocates assailing voice-first devices, the rise of #voicefirst commerce, a discussion of the news story that Alexa described Jesus Christ as a "fictional character," and the ability of Google Home and Amazon Alexa to help children learn language and other...

Duration: 00:46:15


This Week In Voice, Episode 19

12/1/2017
More
Joined by #VoiceFirst leader John Kelvie (CEO and founder of Bespoken), Episode 19 of This Week In Voice discusses the latest in voice technology news, focused primarily on AWS Re:Invent, Amazon's annual conference. Stories discussed include Alexa's new monetization, notifications being made available for use to developers, Alexa launching "Alexa for Business," concerns over the future of voice-first search on Alexa and other voice assistants, an evaluation of Apple's failures with...

Duration: 00:41:30


This Week In Voice, Episode 18

11/10/2017
More
An all-star duo (Brooke Hawkins of Nuance Communications; Nick Schwab of Ford Motor Company and founder of Invoke Apps) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Will.I.Am's $117 million enterprise voice assistant effort, Google Home Max's competitive positioning relative to Apple's HomePod, how the BBC's and Stranger Things' new interactive games are a harbinger of a future with voice-first publishing, a discussion on whether voice assistants like Alexa are ushering in the...

Duration: 00:35:03


This Week In Voice, Episode 17

11/3/2017
More
An all-star panel (Jochen Emig and Leon Mueller, co-founders of ONSEI, along with Aaron Emigh, CEO and founder of Brilliant) discusses the latest in voice technology news, including the possibility of Alexa helping us sort through clutter inboxes, which #voicefirst device coming out this holiday season most interests the panel, whether the HomePod's requirement of being linked with an iPhone or iPad will hurt the device's launch, the impact of the new ability to share Alexa skills with...

Duration: 00:35:17


This Week In Voice, Episode 16

10/27/2017
More
An all-star duo (Brian Roemmele of ReadMultiplex.com, Ryan MacInnis, Director of Marketing for Voysis) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Amazon's experimentation with Alexa skill monetization, Amazon's controversial IoT-based "Amazon Key" home offering, Google's 50 new #VoiceFirst experiences for children, Cortana's growth in number of skills developed for Microsoft's platform, Adweek's exploration of Facebook's data advantage, and much more. Hosted by Bradley Metrock...

Duration: 00:45:21


This Week In Voice, Episode 15

10/20/2017
More
Editor and publisher of voice technology / AI news and commentary website Voicebot.ai Bret Kinsella is the sole guest on this week of This Week In Voice, as he and host Bradley Metrock discuss the growth of smart speaker sales in FY17, Amazon's Echo hardware being sold in Kohl's retail stores, Samsung's Bixby and Alibaba's Tmall Genie, and even a discussion on whether Apple's HomePod can be competitive in the marketplace, and Bret Kinsella's favorite thing Amazon has done in voice...

Duration: 00:56:48


This Week In Voice, Episode 14

10/7/2017
More
The youngest-ever guest panelist (Brendan Hersh, 16 years of age) joins the #VoiceFirst sage Brian Roemmele to discuss the latest in voice technology news, centering primarily on Google's massive announcement of several voice-first products including the Google Home Max and Google Home Mini. This Week In Voice is hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and is part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration: 00:52:14


This Week In Voice, Episode 13

9/29/2017
More
An all-star panel (Carrie Claiborn, Tara Kelly, Cathy Pearl) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Amazon's blistering Seattle press event in which the company revealed numerous new Alexa-enabled products and additional news items, Google's decision to pull YouTube from the Echo Show, Google's announcement of the audiophile-friendly Google Home Max, and The VoiceFirst Roundtable's September episode featuring tech luminary Tim O'Reilly. This Week In Voice is hosted by...

Duration: 00:46:18


This Week In Voice, Episode 12

9/22/2017
More
An all-star panel (Emily M. Bender, Karen Kaushansky, Jess Thornhill) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Amazon's upcoming foray into #VoiceFirst Alexa-driven glasses, Voicebot.ai's Story Of The Week in which VoiceLabs reports voice apps are getting double the "retention" over nine months ago, Amazon's Fire HD 10 tablet as an "Echo Show in tablet form," Google's new Google Home Mini hitting the market on October 4, Roku's smart speaker offering heading to market, and a...

Duration: 00:43:15


This Week In Voice, Episode 11

9/15/2017
More
An all-star duo (Leor Grebler, Matt Hartman) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including insight on marketplace skepticism of Amazon's Alexa Fund, Amazon taking on Alibaba in China, Google's new marketing promotion with LG, Microsoft and Facebook teaming up to develop a new standard for machine learning, and the first VoiceBot.AI Story Of The Week in which the panel examines the state of the Alexa Skills Marketplace and the fact that 62% of the over-10,000 Alexa skills have no...

Duration: 00:35:19


This Week In Voice, Episode 9

8/31/2017
More
An all-star panel (Jan Konig, Michael Novak, Brian Roemmele) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Amazon and Microsoft teaming up to allow Alexa and Cortana to interface, Amazon's promotion of Echo hardware in Whole Foods stores, the Echo's new ability to network devices together for multi-room audio, Sonos' new speaker coming out this holiday season, Google poaching a Facebook rock star developer for Google Assistant, and Amazon's de-listing of the original Echo device...

Duration: 00:45:23


This Week In Voice, Episode 8

8/25/2017
More
An all-star duo (Mandy Chan, Brian Roemmele) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Google and Walmart's epic partnership to challenge Amazon in the realm of #VoiceCommerce, Bixby expands to over 200 countries and territories worldwide, a new Alexa skill helps families better conserve food, Google readies AirPod competitors for the holiday season, Apple launches a new machine learning journal available to the public, and The Alexa Conference announces a new sponsor and new...

Duration: 00:46:35


This Week In Voice, Episode 7

8/18/2017
More
An all-star duo (Brian Roemmele, Jess Thornhill) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Google Home's ability to make phone calls, Amazon's new SDK and expansion of monetization for developers, Cortana regrets from former Microsoft executives, the HomePod's expectation of being scarce this holiday season, CAA's entry into voice technology for big stars and media entities, and much more. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast...

Duration: 00:56:27


This Week In Voice, Episode 5

8/4/2017
More
An all-star panel (Patrick Givens, Tobias Goebel, Brian Roemmele) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Wired's article discussing a recent hack to an Amazon Echo to convert it into a wiretap, Facebook's ongoing push into the voice-first space, Tobias Goebel's own recent article on using voice as a path to purchase, and the first magazine published into the Amazon Echo ecosystem. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration: 00:59:02


This Week In Voice, Episode 4

7/28/2017
More
In an abbreviated episode, host Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) discusses the week's news (Facebook creating an Echo Show competitor, Rolling Stone's piece on privacy in a world of smart speakers, Apple's short film with The Rock promoting Siri, and more) with Brian Roemmele (producer of ReadMultiplex.com), Ahmed Bouzid (CEO, Witlingo), and Adam Marchick (CEO and co-founder, VoiceLabs). News of VoiceFirst.FM's new sponsor, VoiceXP, is included at the end of the podcast, with full...

Duration: 00:40:23


This Week In Voice, Episode 3

7/21/2017
More
An all-star panel (Karen Kaushansky, Ahmed Bouzid, Brian Roemmele) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including Amazon's new Alexa Accelerator in partnership with Techstars, China being "slow" to embrace smart speakers, the launch of the HTC U11 with built-in Alexa, Inc magazine reporting that marketers are "scrambling" to catch up to AI and voice technology, Google Home launches in Australia with a masterfully-orchestrated release, voice-first technology expands horizontally...

Duration: 01:12:14


This Week In Voice, Episode 1

7/6/2017
More
An all-star panel (Ahmed Bouzid, Brian Roemmele, Mark Tucker) discuss the latest in voice technology news, including the Echo Show, Samsung's voice assistant Bixby, Google's massive EU fine, Google Home entering the UK, Alexa passing 15,000 skills available for enabling, and more. Hosted by Bradley Metrock (CEO, Score Publishing) and part of the VoiceFirst.FM podcast network.

Duration: 01:21:47