Amazon updated its smart home connected devices page earlier today to reveal that there are now “more than 60,000 smart..
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Voicify announced this morning that it has closed a $2 million funding round. The new cash infusion brings total funding..
Dave Isbitski Amazon Chief Evangelist for Alexa Talks Voice Assistant Evolution – Voicebot Podcast Ep 95
Dave Isbitski became Amazon’s first chief evangelist for Alexa in 2014. That’s five years, but in smart speaker time, it’s an..
Google I/O 2018 gave us Google Duplex. That reset many people’s expectations about what voice assistants could become. Will 2019..
Spotify is testing voice-enabled audio ads for Unilever and its own podcast properties according to a story published yesterday in..
Google announced CallJoy this week, a new AI-based service for small business to automatically handle inbound phone calls. Whereas Google..
Amazon Expands In-Skill Purchasing to UK, Germany, and Japan to Enable Skill Monetization. Here’s the Story from the U.S.
Amazon announced today that it is expanding In-Skill Purchasing (ISP) features to developers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. This..
Recode reported yesterday that Anki, the consumer robot company known for its Cozmo and Vector robots, is laying off its..
Amazon Rolls Out Alexa Skills Kit for U.S. Spanish, Alexa Voice Service to Support Language Later This Year
Amazon yesterday announced that the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) software development kit now includes a voice model for U.S. Spanish..
Ron Croen, Founding CEO of Nuance and Partner at You and Mr. Jones Brandtech Ventures – Voicebot Podcast Ep 94
Ron Croen was the founding CEO of Nuance who worked with three researchers at SRI to launch the company in..