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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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In this episode, Roger talks with Otto Söderlund. Otto is the CEO and co-founder of Speechly. Speechly is voice enabling mobile apps, the web, and more with its speech tools and framework.Otto and Roger discuss:Our shared early computing experiencesOtto's career path prior to SpeechlyEarly experiences with voiceThe founding of SpeechlyWhat Speechly does and why it is differentSpeechly's tech which combines ASR and NLU to provide not only performance gains but also better understanding. Why combining these provides an advantageThe responsibility of technologists and AI to free us from needing to learn the tech and to humanize our technologySpeechly and eCommerceMultimodalityThe opportunities for voice in B2B/BusinessThe huge workforce that benefits from tech but also benefits from tech getting out of the way and how voice is an enabler.Why the "Angry Birds" of voice is likely a business applicationThe opportunities for voiceOtto's favorite voice experienceOtto's short terms and long term prediction. Why the voice industry will go away and that's a good thingLinks from the ShowSpeechly - www.speechly.comSpeechly demo of using voice for eCommerce search - fashion.speechly.comGetting started with Speechly - www.speechly.com/get-startedKeeping in TouchOtto on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/ottosoderlundOtto on Twitter -@OttoSoderlund Speechly on Twitter - @SpeechlyAPI Host: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with John Kelvie. John is the founder and CEO of Bespoken, a tool for testing and QA of voice applications.John is a voice veteran. Prior to founding Bespoken, John was the CTO of XappMedia, an early innovator in audio advertising. John and Roger discuss:Voice in the "old days" e.g. 2018John's work with voice and XappMedia and interactive audio/advertisingJohn's founding of BespokenRunning a company based in PeruBespoken's mascot, a llama and the history behind itWhat Bespoken does and the value of QA/Testing in voiceBuild pipelines for voiceIndustries with deep commitments to voice.The recently concluded Google Accelerator for Voice companies - Bespoken was part of the cohortVoice in the car, in the TV and in the KitchenVoice in the call center/IVR and the opportunities thereMicrosoft's acquisition of Nuance and what it means for the voice industryIntegrating voice into mobile appsThe rise of independent voice apps, why and what it means for the voice industryJohn's passion for QA and Dev OpsCareer advice - look at Dev Ops!Samsung and voice and the opportunities for TV and VoiceJohn's hidden gem voice experienceJohns short-term and long-term predictions for voice.Links from the ShowBespoken - bespoken.ioKeeping in TouchJohn on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/john-kelvieJohn on Twitter - @jpkbst Bespoken on Twitter - @bespokenioHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with Jon Stine. Jon is the executive director and founder of the Open Voice Network. The Open Voice Network (OVN) is working to advocate for an open voice ecosystem and bring technical standards to voiceJon has a deep background in retail technology and strategy. Prior to founding OVN, John worked for many years at Intel and Cisco on retail technology strategy.Jon and Roger discuss:Jon's first experience with voice assistants and how he came to realize they can revolutionize how we communicate with technologyJon and Roger's mutual background in retail tech/retail strategyTech is only as good as the value it bringsThe opportunities and challenges for voice in retailBehavioral science and retail and where voice plays a roleHow to avoid voice being the next shiny penny (think RFID) for retailersHow we are in a post Turing test worldHow voice enables listening - listening both to the words but also the emotional state of your customersVoice and the retail funnel - where we are now, where we can goAvoiding the pitfalls of only measuring conversion or overly relying upon conversion as the sole important metric in a single channel/using a single technologyWhat OVN isThree primary OVN effortsInteroperabilityDiscoverability and a "DNS for voice"Privacy and SecurityWho can get involved with OVNThe opportunity for voice on non voice-first devices (TV's, Phones, Appliances, Watches etc)Jon's hidden gem voice experienceJon's predictions for voice in the 1, 5 and 10 year time framesWhy YOU should get involved with OVNLinks from the ShowOpen Voice Network - openvoicenetwork.orgOVN Voice Interoperability Event (June 15-17th) -  openvoicenetwork.org/voice_interoperability_form/Keeping in TouchJon on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/jonstine/Jon on Twitter - @joncstine1OVN on Twitter - openvoicenetHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with sonic marketing expert and composer, Jeanna IshamJeanna is an accomplished sonic marketer. She is the founder of DreamR Productions, teaches sonic marketing at soundinmarketing.com, and is the host of the Sound in Marketing podcast.Jeanna and Roger discuss:What is sonic marketing and what companies are doing with itExamples of effective sonic marketingA few examples where sonic marketing is neededSonic marketing and voice appsHow sound makes thing work . . .Advice for those building voice appsSensorial marketingJeanna's Sound in Marketing PodcastPodcasting and keys to successDiversity and InclusionSocietal challenges and opportunities in Diversity and InclusionSamsung's Voice StrategyJeanna's Hidden Gem's2021 and 5-10 year predictionsLinks from the ShowDreamr Productions - www.dreamrproductions.comSound in Marketing - soundinmarketing.comSound in Marketing Podcast - www.dreamrproductions.com/sound-in-marketingStand for Sonic Diversity - www.standforsonicdiversity.comSound on Purpose Events - www.eventbrite.com/o/jeanna-isham-31334225877August Rush Movie - www.imdb.com/title/tt042693120,000 Hertz Podcast - www.20k.orgKeeping in TouchJeanna on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/jeannaishamJeanna on Twitter - @Jeanna_IshamHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger interviews Voice Lunch founders Karol Stryja and Michal Stanislawek!This is an experimental episode that was recorded live on the hot social voice startup, Clubhouse. I would love any feedback on this experiment - what worked, what didn't. Let me know via tweet/DM etc - @rogerkibbe  Karol and Michal discuss:Founding VoiceLunchBuilding a Community and growing voice lunchPodcastingBusiness in PolandTechnology Innovation in PolandThe Future of VoiceLater in the show, I opened it up to anyone in the Clubhouse room and the listeners became the interviewers!Links from the ShowVoice Lunch Registration - register.voicelunch.comVoice Lunch on Twitter - twitter.com/voicelunchVoice Lunch on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/company/voicelunch Karol's CompaniesVoiceFest -  voicefest.pl The  Podcast Makers - thepodcastmakers.comZawodowcy Podcast -  zawodowcy.fmMichal's CompaniesHearme.ai - hearme.aiUtter One - utter.oneMedia Atmos - www.mediaatmos.comKeeping in TouchKarol on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/karolstryjaKarol on Twitter - twitter.com/karol_stryjaMichal on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/xmstanMichal on Twitter - twitter.com/xmstanHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with voice development expert and thought leader Allen Firstenberg.Allen is a developer and project manager for Objective Consulting and is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for many Google products. Allen slso co-hosts with Mark Tucker, the must listen to Two Voice Devs podcast.Allen and Roger discuss:What Objective Consulting doesWhy companies should be building a voice presence now and how a voice presence can be a competitive advantageWhat is a Google Developer Expert and how one becomes a GDE? And how important developer relations and "super developers" like GDE's are to technology companiesAllen's history of working with voiceThe promise, the success, and the failure of Google Glass and lessons learned that are relevant todayVodo Drive: Allen's creation which allows reading and writing to spreadsheets via voice and the promise it holdsVoice in businessTrue personalization in voice, putting the capital "A" in assistantThe Two Voice Devs podcastSamsung's vision for voice and the promise it holdsTruly contextually sensitive voice assistants and the futurePredictions for voice in the near term and longer termAllen's favorite voice experiences. . . and much moreLinks from the ShowObjective Consulting - spiders.com Vodo Drive - vodo-drive.comTwo Voice Devs Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBWYqZpPY2U_wn2P72FUpBA andhttps://anchor.fm/two-voice-devsKeeping in TouchAllen  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/allen-s-firstenberg-950130/Allen on Twitter - twitter.com/afirstenbergHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with voice development guru, Pete Haas.Pete has been working in voice for 16 years. He is an application development manager at Verascape (call center IVR), runs Conversation Curve his voice design and development agency, and has built many engaging voice experiences.Pete and Roger discuss many things including:Pete's 16 year career in voice and what he has seen changeThe evolution of IVR systems from menus to natural languageConversation Curve and what Pete has builtDiversity and Equality in VoiceMusic and Voice and the opportunitiesJovo - unlocking cross-platform development and code reuseMonetization and VoiceWhere the Voice Industry Is and what its challenges areVoice in the kitchen and on appliancesThe future of voiceLinks from the ShowVerascape - www.verascape.comConversation Curve - conversationcurve.comKeeping in TouchPete  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/petehaas1/Pete on Twitter - @PeteHaasHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
In this episode, Roger talks with the conversational designer, educator, and voice leader Shyamala Prayaga.Shyamala is a product owner for Ford's Autonomous Digital Assistant, the founder of the Digital Assistant Academy, and the host of The Future is Spoken Podcast.Shyamala and Roger discuss a variety of topics includingHow Shyamala got into voiceHer work at Ford, the Digital Assistant Academy, and as a podcast hostHer advice for those thinking of getting into voice and podcastingHer upcoming book Emotionally Engaged Digital AssistantThe state of conversational design - where it is, where it needs to goDiversity in VoiceGender and VoiceInclusiveness and VoiceHer 2021 predictions for VoiceHer 5-10 year predictions for VoiceLinks From the ShowDigital Assistant Academy - www.digitalassistant.academyThe Future is Spoken Podcast - www.thefutureisspoken.comShyamala's Books - www.shyamalaprayaga.com/publicationsKeeping in TouchShyamala Prayaga's Website - www.shyamalaprayaga.comShyamala on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/shyamalaprayagaShyamala on Twitter - twitter.com/sprayagaHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 podcast32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast.I asked each voice guru to Introduce themselvesHidden Gem Question: What is a voice experience, e.g., a skill, an action, a capsule, a podcast, or a flash briefing, that you would like more people to discover and use and what do you like about it Prediction Question: What do you predict or want to see happen in the voice industry in 2021?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-26Guests are:Jenny Mero @jennymeroArte Merritt @artemerrittRuben Aegerter @ruben_aegRyan Lipkin @SideChefAppMark Tucker @marktuckerDaniel Hill @danielhillmediaDyung Ngo @DyungNgoJennie Stenhouse @illinxAllen Firstenberg @afirstenbergKeri Roberts @kerinrobertsBraden Ream @ReamBradenTim Kahle @kahleArmel Beaudry @armelbeaudryJonathan Pan @JohnWithoutTheHEinat Laudon @EinatLaudonMaarten Lens-Fitzgerald @DutchcowboyHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 podcast32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast.I asked each voice guru to Introduce themselvesHidden Gem Question: What is a voice experience, e.g., a skill, an action, a capsule, a podcast, or a flash briefing, that you would like more people to discover and use and what do you like about it Prediction Question: What do you predict or want to see happen in the voice industry in 2021?This is part one of the podcast with the first 16 guests. Part 2 will be released next week.Guests are:Ryan Jordan @LincolnJColeChristian Mahnke @EarRealityCarl Robinson @VoiceTechCarlSarah Andrew Wilson @SarahAndrewWilsJon Stine @joncstine1Scot Westwater @scotwestwaterJohn Kelvie @jpkbstDaniel Mittendorf @DanMittendorfJulie Daniel Davis @juliedavisEDUIan Utile @IanUtileAdam Cheyer @acheyerSteven Arkonovich @SArkonovichJohn Alioto @jpaliotoJan König @einkoenigIlarna Nche @Ilarna_preachTeri Fisher @DrTeriFisherHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 the years. What were the winners, what were the laggards, and where patience was necessary to and still is, to see the laggards become winners. Ian discusses entrepreneurship. He talks about both his successes and failures and what he has learned as a serial entrepreneur.Ian talks about how he got started in voice and how this lead him to founding attn.live. Ian talks about what attn.live is, the vision behind it, what has been built and what the future holds.Ian and Roger talk about where voice is. Ian equates voice's current state to the terrible two's of childhood. Both discuss how voice can and must grow up.Ian closes with a passionate vision of voice technology empowering the world and allowing even the most impoverished people in the world to use technology to both access and create content. He discusses how the AI behind voice can lead to inclusiveness for everyone.Links from the Showattn.live - https://www.attn.live/Keeping in TouchIan on Twitter - @IanUtileIan on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianutile/attn.live on Twitter - @attnliveattn.live on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/attnlive/Guest: Ian UtileFuture, Technologist and Entrepreneur Ian Utile talks Voice, Entrepreneurship, and empowering the worldHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 flash briefings. They discuss what works in podcasts and flash briefings, what is a challenge, and how interactivity is the future.Teri discusses each of his efforts in voice. How they got started, the thinking behind them, and what the future holds!Voice in Canada will soon be on its 1000th episode. Teri describes his journey and how and a slew of voice influencers will be celebrating this on a special edition of the Voice Den, November 14th at 5PM PST. Don't miss it, it will be one of the voice events of the year!Links from the Show:Teri's Website - https://drterifisher.com/Alexa in Canada - https://alexaincanada.ca/Voice in Canada Flash Briefing - https://alexaincanada.ca/flash-briefing/Voice First Health - https://voicefirsthealth.com/The Voice Den - https://drterifisher.com/the-voice-den/VoiceismyOS - https://voiceismyos.com/Briefcast.FM - https://briefcast.fm/Keeping in Touch:Teri on Twitter - @DrTeriFisherTeri on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/drterifisher/Guest: Teri Fisher"The Voice Doctor" Teri Fisher describes his many voice endeavorsHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 make compelling voice experiences.We discuss Jenny's hit voice experience, Freeze Dance. What inspired it, how it grew and how she continually improves and adds on to it to keep the experience fun and compelling.Freeze Dance is not just fun but also educational in a fun way. Jenny discusses her passion for EdTech and how inspirational it is to see kids playing and learning at the same time. As Jenny says, it's "kinda like sneaking veggies into their meals"We discuss diversity in voice, the state of it today and how Jenny works to bring diverse experiences to voice experiences.Jenny shares advice for aspiring voice developers. How to get started (just do it!) and how to think about building and designing a voice experience.Jenny reveals the secret behind her company's name, Appy Sloth!We wrap things up by talking about the current state of  voice, where it can and should go and the bright future ahead!Links from the ShowAppy Sloth - https://www.appysloth.com/Keeping in TouchJenny- Twitter - @jennymeroJenny - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennymero/Guest: Jenny  MeroAccomplished Voice Developer, Jenny Mero shares her voice experience journeyHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 Trek had a lot to do with us working in technology and our interest in voice!We discuss Daniel creating his own voice agency, Digivoice. We also discuss the merger of Digivoice and Beyto, the what and the why.Daniel talks about creating LEVOOBA which is focused on creating educational voice experiences including a real-time multiplayer game that allows students in the same class to compete with each other. We discuss how voice can be a big unlock for education.Daniel shares his process from prototyping to actual development to building a voice experience. He shares how the release is just the start, successful experiences require constant iteration and listening to user feedback.Daniel shares what he has done to successfully market his voice experiences. Using Facebook groups has been very successful in gaining a following and getting valuable user feedback.We discuss the opportunities for Bixby and the opportunities for the voice industry as a whole both in the short term and in the 5-10 year horizon.Links from the ShowBeyto Agency - beyto.comLEVOOBA - www.levooba.comKeeping in TouchDaniel - Twitter - @DanMittendorfDaniel - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/danmittendorfDaniel - GitHub - https://github.com/DanMittendorfBeyto Agency Twitter - @beyto_agencyLEVOOBA Twitter - @LEVOOBAGuest: Daniel MittendorfAccomplished and prolific voice developer, Daniel Mittendorf shares his thoughts on voiceHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 podcasting. How do you pick guests? How do you keep your audience engaged? How has the VUX world podcast evolved over time,Kane and Dustin give their advice for those getting into voice? What the opportunities are and how the best way to get started is simply starting e.g.jump in and create an experience!Kane and Dustin share their wisdom on where the voice industry is, where it needs to grow to and they rub their crystal balls for their 5-10 year predictions for voice. Links from the ShowVUX World Podcast and Consultancy:  vux.world3Blue1Brown YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYO_jab_esuFRV4b17AJtAwKeeping in TouchKane Simms - Twitter: @kanesimmsKane Simms - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kanesimms/Dustin Coates - Twitter: @dcoatesDustin Coates - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustincoates/Dustin e-mail: dustin@vux.worldVUX World - Twitter: @VUXworldVUX World - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vux-world/All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comGuests: Kane Simms and Dustin CoatesThe dynamic duo of voice: Kane Simms and Dustin CoatesHost:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 he comes up with new sounds and the critical importance of listening to customers and how one turns a complaint into a loyal customer.Nick shares some of the tech considerations behind streaming petabytes of data monthly. Various audio formats are cached differently on different platforms and there is a science to optimizing this.We have a broad discussion about success and challenges in voice. We discuss how critical marketing is and how the large voice platforms could open up marketing opportunities for 3rd party developers. Nick gives his thoughts on the state of the voice industry, advancements that should happen in the short term, and shares his longer-term vision for where voice is going.Links from the show:Nick Schwab - Twitter: @nickschwabNick Schwab - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickschwab/Nick Schwab - nick@invokedapps.comSleep Jar - https://sleepjar.com/All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Nick SchwabCarl is the creator of the Sleep Sounds voice experiences and the founder and CEO of Sleep JarHost:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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.comWe 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 record podcasts and other audio content. Using Rumble Studio, the questions and answers (host and guest) can be recorded asynchronously. This podcast was recorded using Rumble Studio and I recorded all of the questions from my home office in Walnut Creek, California at my leisure. Carl recorded his answers from Paris, France at his leisure. Rumble studio takes care of the logistics and then stitching everything together at the end. It's truly a different way of creating audio content like podcasts.We discuss the high costs/effort required to create quality audio content and how Rumble Studio was created to alleviate this problem. We also discuss how Rumble Studio unlocks creating short-form audio which can be recombined into new content and the exciting possibilities for web search engines to index audio content.We finish by discussing the state of the voice industry. What is working right now and what needs improvement. And where voice can go.Roger gives a short 2-minute review of Rumble Studio at the end of the podcast.Links from the show:Carl Robinson - Twitter: @VoiceTechCarlCarl Robinson - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlrobins0n/Carl Robinson - carl@rumble.studioVoiceTech Podcast - https://voicetechpodcast.com/VoiceTech Newsletter - https://voicetechpodcast.com/voice-chops-tuesday-newsletter/Support VoiceTech Podcast Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/voicetechpodcastRumble Studio - https://rumble.studio/Rumble Studio LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/rumble-studio/All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Carl RobinsonCarl is the CEO of Rumble Studio and the host of the Voice Tech Podcast!Host:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 has grown. Sarah shares that one of the keys to Matchbox's success is a focus on content. 70% of the Matchbox employees work on content!Sarah has a background as a professional flutist and music teacher. We discuss music and voice and how the intersection between the two is a huge opportunity right now.Sarah talks extensively about what has driven success at Matchbox. A relentless focus on great content and listening to users has driven retention. A marketing mindset and the willingness to experiment, fail, and learn from failures has lead to acquisition. More recently Matchbox has been exploring the web and podcasts as outlets for both marketing and content.We finish by discussing the future of voice. Why multimodal is hot right now and how the future will be "Star Trek" like.Links from the show:Sarah Andrew Wilson - Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahandrewwilson/Sarah Andrew Wilson - Twitter - @SarahAndrewWilsMatchbox.io - https://www.matchbox.io/Ask Question of the Day - https://www.askqotd.com/Ask Question of the Day Twitter - https://twitter.com/AskQOTDAsk Question of the Day Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/askqotdMatchbox LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/matchbox.io/Matchbox Twitter - @matchboxioAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Sarah Andrew WilsonSarah Andrew Wilson is the COO and a member of the founding team of Matchbox.io She is also an Alexa champion.Host:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 Audioburst and leads the product team there. Audioburst indexes millions of pieces of audio content and then allows a user to search the audio. As an Audioburst user, I can search for content, listen to a snippet of the search results, create personalized playlists, and in the end discover more audio content that intrigues me.As a podcaster, Audioburst creators lets a podcaster edit the AI-generated snippets, edit keywords and create Audiograms for sharing on social media.We talk about the challenges with podcasting today and how Audioburst enables end-user discovery which is a huge challenge today.Rachel wrote a book about conversational design, Voicebot and Chatbot Design which provides design guidance for building a successful conversational experience. We talk about the book and writing it.Rachel provides advice for aspiring voice entrepreneurs, podcasters and experience podcasters looking to move to the next level.We end by discussing the future for voice, audio, and podcasting.Links from the show:Rachel Batish - Linked In -https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachelbatish/Rachel Batish - Twitter - @rachelbatishRachel Batish - email - rachelb@audioburst.comVoicebot and Chatbot Design by Rachel Batish book - https://www.amazon.com/Voicebot-Chatbot-Design-conversational-interfaces/dp/1789139627Audioburst - https://audioburst.com/Audioburst LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/audioburst/Audioburst Twitter - @audioburstAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Rachel BatishRachel Batish is the VP of Product Strategy at Audioburst, a company reinventing the podcast and audio listening and discovery experienceHost:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bSupport the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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 voice actors for most dialog but do use TTS and the voice assistant voice in some situations? What makes an interactive voice experience sticky and keeps listeners engaged?We discuss their authoring tool and how it makes it easy for authors to create interactive voice experiences. The tool is not yet public but will soon be - if you are an author interested in interactive fiction, you should definitely talk to Ear Reality.Christian and Sebastian discuss what makes a good interactive experience. What are the best practices? And what are bad experiences or shortcuts that new interactive fiction authors sometimes takeWe end by discussing the future for interactive voice experiences and voice.Links from the show:Ear Reality's Website: https://business.ear-reality.com/Ear Reality's Twitter: @EarRealityChristian's e-mail: christian@ear-reality.deChristian's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christian-mahnke/Sebastian's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastianschoeps/All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/Guests: Christian Mahnke and Sebastian SchöpsChristian Mahnke is the co-founder and CEO of Ear Reality which creates interactive audio books. Sebastian Schöps is the co-founder and Managing Director of Ear RealityHost:Roger Kibbe (@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
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