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Voice Con 2020: Will You Be There?

Voice Con 2020: Will You Be There? We’re putting the finishing touches on the slide presentation and rehearsing for our talk Making the Go/ No-Go Decision for this year’s Voice Con. You can still register and attend virtually. You’re welcome

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Voice Con 2020 Berlin

Voice Con 202 Berlin Please join us for all the fantastic talks at VoiceCon 2020 this year. We’re looking forward to great sessions like Ralf Eggert’s Alexa, what’s next?, Dr. Christoph Esslinger’s The Age of Assistants – Will you add

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AVAILABLE NOW Voice UX Design – Tackling the Discoverability Issue

AVAILABLE NOW  Voice UX Design – Tackling the Discoverability Issue We just released our latest book on Voice Assistants — Voice UX Design: Tackling the Discoverability Issue — which focuses on what we as developers can do to improve on

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Will Improvement in Voice Technology Eliminate the Need for Voice UX Design?

Will Improvements in Voice Technology Eliminate the Need for Voice UX Design? With our book Voice UX Design, we are aiming to avoid the standard, party-line approach to usability in Voice, which — frankly speaking — doesn’t work. Software programmers

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Hands-Free Just Got A Bit Easier With Google Assistant

Hands-Free Just Got A Bit Easier With Google Assistant In the latest step towards a “Hands Free” existance, Google has enabled users of Google Assistant to send and receive short audio clips. The idea is to record and send a

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EU Regulators Probing Voice Assistants for Anti-Trust Violations

EU Regulators Probing Voice Assistants for Anti-Trust Violations The European Commission (EC) — the governmental body charged with regulating competition — is seeking information from 400 companies operating in Europe on the competitive practices within the Voice Assistant industry. Amazon

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Voice Information Density & Accessibility

Voice Information Density & Accessibility Visual User Interfaces (VUI) are information dense. They allow users to skip ahead or scan for keywords. They provide pictures that are — as the saying goes — worth a thousand words. In this sense,

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Are Your Voice Apps Thriving? You’re Not Alone

Are Your Voice Apps Thriving? You’re Not Alone Lately we’ve seen a distinct uptick in Voice. Our apps are reporting increases in usage across the board. We’re fielding more requests for Voice development. Our current Voice development projects have accelerated

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Report: Voice Assistant Usage Rates Double By 2024

Report: Voice Assistant Usage Rates Double By 2024 With the onset of the COVID lockdown in the United States and elsewhere, we are expecting consumers to spend more time at home alone with their devices. We’ve already documented an uptick

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Juniper Report: Voice Development Opportunities

Juniper Report: Voice Development Opportunities Today’s Juniper Research report makes mention of two big growth areas for software developers focusing on Voice Assistants. It suggests that the bulk of the growth will be in the area of TV connected devices.

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