MIT researchers collected over 70,000 cough recordings from 5,320 people through a website in April and May of 2020 to..
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Dr. Monica Lam joined Stanford University’s computer science department in 1988 after earning a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. She..
Total Alexa skills now exceed 77,000 in the U.S., 37,000 in the UK, 34,000 in India, and over 25,000 in..
Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek CEO of Women in Voice on Voice UX, Linguistics, and Building Community and Opportunity – Voicebot Podcast Ep 173
Dr. Joan Palmiter Bajorek is CEO of Women in Voice an organization she founded in 2018. It has grown to..
Google App Actions for Android Now Available to All Developers and Bring Google Assistant Strategy into Sharper Focus
The focus of yesterday’s Google Assistant Developer Day was decidedly not smart speakers. While smart displays were referenced several times..
How a Google Assistant Developer Solved the Voice App Discovery Problem and Then Launched a Service to Help Others
“What’s my zodiac sign” launched as an Action for Google Assistant about 18 months ago. In 2019, it racked up..
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Two Voice Devs Mark Tucker and Allen Firstenberg Talk Alexa, Google Assistant, and More – Voicebot Podcast Ep 172
Today’s guests are long-time voice developers and well know leaders in the developer community. Mark Tucker is senior architect for..
Google Product Launch Hot Takes with Jefferson Graham of USA Today and Eric Schwartz of Voicebot – Voicebot Podcast Ep 171
Today’s podcast focuses on Google’s 2020 Fall product launch. We knew in advance that we would finally see a replacement..
Google’s ‘Launch Night In’ Event Will Give Us a New Nest Smart Speaker and Pixel Phone, but Will There by New Features for Google Assistant?
Google has its annual fall hardware event later today. The obvious question is what’s in store for Google Assistant heading..