Category: IT Solutions

Amazon’s Shout Out for Six Swords

Amazon’s Shout Out for Six Swords TsaTsaTzu We’ve just been told that our own Six Swords got another shout out from an Amazon Alexa evangelist during a Voicebot.ai interview. Thank you, Paul Cutsinger! We always appreciate your kinds words. You

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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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What We Wish We’d Known About Audio Games Design (Part III)

What We Wish We’d Known About Audio Games Design (Part III) TsaTsaTzu Our game StarLanes was the first massively multiplayer online game for Voice. It also has, as noted in the previous post, a complex, complicated codebase. StarLanes is so

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What We Wish We’d Known About Audio Games Design (Part II)

What We Wish We’d Known About Audio Games Design (Part II) TsaTsaTzu There’s a wildly popular, website that collects postcards describing people’s deepest, darkest secrets. It’s called PostSecret, and it displays the front and back of ten postcards (of the

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What We Wish We’d Known About Making Audio Games (Excerpt I)

What We Wish We’d Known About Making Audio Games (Excerpt I) Joseph Jaquinta, CTO, TsaTsaTzu (A lightly edited excerpt of the talk of the same name for the Berlin Voice Conference 2018.) Ladies and gentlemen, welcome, and thank you for

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ENTER SALESFORCE’S EINSTEIN

ENTER SALESFORCE’S EINSTEIN Salesforce.com (market cap = $116 billion) has just announced the release of Einstein Voice enabled AI, the smartphone ready equivalent to Alexa without the need for specialized hardware. Salesforce has long been in the business of accepting

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Masterclass in Alexa Game Production

Masterclass in Alexa GAME Production (Dev & Design) – Aug 22nd Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018, 9:00 AM The Sound Training CentreRory Gallagher Corner, 31 Essex Street East Dublin 2 , IE 15 Voicers Went Amazon Alexa – Workshop/Masterclass in GAME

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Voice – The Killer App

Voice – The Killer App We did another talk yesterday for Design Thinkers eXperience, Service Designers & Innovators in Dublin. Speaking in front of a sold out crowd, Dublin, we discussed the opportunities that Voice Enabled experiences can deliver –

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Using Real World Geography in Voice Apps

Using Real World Geography in Voice Apps One of TsaTsaTzu’s flagship skills is the open ended adventure game 6 Swords. In this game, the player leads a team of up to six characters on expeditions across a fantasy landscape. It’s

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