Category: Google Assistant

Is Voice for Hard-core Gamers?

Is Voice for Hard-core Gamers? As developer’s we’re always questioning what sort of applications are worth the time investment. Our first aim is to maximize user engagement which corresponds with high levels of usage and monetization. At a recent game

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Voice Conference Berlin 2019

VOICE Conference Berlin 2019 TsaTsaTzu’s own Joseph Jaquinta and Stacy Colella have been invited to speak again at the fantastic VOICE Conference 2019 in Berlin at the Expo center on December 9-11. They will be following up last year’s well-received

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Anyone Can Do Simple Voice Games

Anyone Can Do Simple Voice Games We have always preferred to focus on building intensive gaming experience that are … hard to pull off. We have always bucked the industry trends in this regard. For example, we have a very

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Why User Retention is Hard for Voice Applications

Why User Retention is Hard for Voice Applications We’ve all been there. Is there anything more soul destroying to see a vibrant and exciting base of users slowly slip away through your fingers? It all starts well. You set up

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StarTrader Teaser Drops

StarTrader Teaser Drops StarLanes – the popular, award-winning audio application for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant – is still one of the most addictive voice experiences three years after launch. Now there is a sequel, StarTrader, a gift for StarLanes

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Google Announces On-Demand Speech Processing

Google Announces On-Demand Speech Processing We’ve often talked about the current limits of voice recognition (VR) software. With both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, we’ve reported VR error rates of around 10%. Several factors which influence this number, such as

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Voice Assistants & Privacy Concerns?

Voice Assistants & Privacy Concerns? Amazon has an on-going PR problem around Alexa. Some of it is merited as a software glitch sent a recorded transcript of a private conversation to a third party. Some of it is not. Today

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Inventing the Voice Assistant User Interface (Part 2)

Inventing the Voice Assistant User Interface (Part 2) Voice Assistant (VA) developers are increasingly under pressure to create “naturalistic voice experiences” despite the current limitations of Voice Recognition (VR) and Voice Parsing (VP) technology. Instead we as developers have to

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The Berlin Voice Conference 2018

The Berlin Voice Conference 2018 TsaTsaTzu We’ve just returned from a fantastic conference in Berlin on Voice Assistants and Machine Learning –  all courtesy of Software & Support Media GmbH – where we delivered a program on managing the UX challenges

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Upcoming: The Berlin Voice Conference 2018 Dec 5-7

Upcoming: The Berlin Voice Conference 2018 Dec 5-7 TsaTsaTzu We’re just about to head to Germany – courtesy of Software & Support Media GmbH – to give a talk at its upcoming Voice & Machine Learning Conference. We’ll be talking about

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