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By Maarten Lens-FitzGerald

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#178・

🍻 Open Voice #178: Alexa knows when you are drunk, the Amazon Automated Chatbot Designer, the power of the Voice message, New Dutch voice company Daisys, and my slides for 'How to get Voice to become a foundational technology'.

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?Listen to me in the podcast series Voice Pioniers. Learn about an independent voice assistant in health care, how t…

 
#177・

Open Voice #177: Soundhoud to be a listed company, The Firefox of Voice, Almond, now called Genie, deepdive into airpods & spatial audio, Almond now Genie, new Voice pionier podcast with Interpolis on their home safety escape house on Google Assistant

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?Meet me at the Conversational Design Festival on Tuesday November 29th. How to get Voice to become a Foundational T…

 
#176・

Open Voice #176: new Nvidia voice platform, Bringing Voice To The Masses, Learn from Conversational AI at Pepsico, first web3 link with voice, plus lots of language items

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?Listen to me in the podcast series Voice Pioniers. Learn about an independent voice assistant in health care, how t…

 
#175・

🧠 Open Voice #175: Deutsche Telecom imparts smart assistant insights, Sonos assistant clues, Amberscript raises, and early recognition of Parkinson's through speech technology

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?Listen to me in the podcast series Voice Pioniers. Learn about an independent voice assistant in health care, how t…

 
#174・

🛒 Open Voice #174: Rabobank Voice Pioniers podcast live, Bixby lives, Landscape of the Dutch language technology, Amazon announces Alexa ads, First Workshop on the World Wide Voice Web, a UK Voice search report

Amazon Interactive Alexa Ads.. a smart move?

 
#173・

📻 Open Voice #173: Vattenfall Podcast, British radio needs protection on smart speakers, Apple makin' moves, voice dupes, Hey Facebook didnt work, assistants dont work for you says Mozilla, free book: Linguistics for the Age of AI

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?See me host the Savant eCommerce Amsterdam event this week on the 28th and 29th of October with an amazing line of …

 
#172・

🇧🇪 Open Voice #172: Flemish assistant voice launched, W3C standard for accessibility, TV + Voice are key to e-commerce success, and digital humans- what are they?

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?See me host the Savant eCommerce Amsterdam event on the 28th and 29th of October with an amazing line of e-commerce…

 
#171・

🔮 Open Voice #171: Amazon impresses with new Alexa products, Google for older adults in NL, Siri is 10, how to get one language for voice, Wendy's own assistant

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next week with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldReady to engage?See me at Radiodays in Lisbon, October 9-11, where I'll talk about the state of the Voice channel and the Dutch Voi…

 
#170・

🪞 Open Voice Issue #170: do non-Alexa countries need Billie Eilish to grow adoption, Voice Black Mirror scenario's, AIDA Drive-Thru conversation assistant and new podcast series

What if we take the wrong turn with the new Voice channel?Last week I closed the Conversational Conference organized by Frankwatching. A great honor to wrap up an impressive lineup and give a fresh perspective. I talked about the Black Mirror scenario's which…

 
#169・

🚅Open Voice #169: New podcast series: 'Voice Pioniers', first health care assistant in NL, Smartvoices merges with Y.Digital, Readspeaker makes voice for Spotify thing, and its Women in Conversational

Below is a short video of digital humans integrated in a TV on an event floor.

 
#168・

🤓 Open Voice #168: Facebook new glasses with Voice, Voice tech inventory survey, Lucien Engelen on Voice & older adult care and the Voice Tech master program started

Health Innovation thought leader and executive Lucien Engelen shares his thoughts on Voice and older adult care

 
#167・

🗣 Open Voice #167: Voice tech helping people who stutter - Voice lunch tomorrow, Google losing the wake word, listening in lawsuits, Ethical and Technological Challenges of Conversational AI, Interspeech '21 highlights and the Siri of toilets

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next Monday with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldEngageListen to me at Bixby Developers Chat with Roger Kibbe podcast:"Democratizing Voice and Voice in Europe with Maarten Lens-F…

 
#166・

🍼 Open Voice #166: welcome virtual humans, 1 in 3 use voice in their car, F35 chooses Readspeaker and Voice class at college of Amsterdam

👆🏼 5 billion times people don't see the real thing but information that is interpreted and adjusted by Google's algorithms. The same happens with digital assistants, they interpret the world for us. When is that not good?

 
#165・

👵🏻 Open Voice #165: beta testing a robot at age 81, Nest Hub Max to read aloud, Join Open Voice Session on privacy guidelines for voice, Maarten on Bixby Developers Chat podcast and why NL voice usage in lagging

Join Open Voice Session on privacy guidelines for voiceThe Open Voice Network is hosting an open, Zoom-based forum this Wednesday, 25 August, for public review and comment on its 1.0 white paper “Privacy Guidelines and Capabilities Unique to Voice.” This open…

 
#164・

🐩Open Voice #164: Sonos' voice assistant rumours, W3C Voice architecture paper, air quality on Google Nest, AR for the ears, and Xiaomi Introduces Voice-Controlled Cyberdog Robot

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next Monday with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldPS My book ‘Voice - de spraakrevolutie: inzichten en kansen, is avalible in audio format. YES IN VOICE! It was great fun to work …

 
#163・

📚Open Voice #163: back to work with free audiobooks for the blind on Alexa, impressive agent interoperability demos, 2 events and 1 mega investment round for Voiceflow

Above here a video with seven demos of multi-agent experiences involving Alexa and other voice agents. Note the following:The number of non-US partnersThe use of English and other languagesThe diversity of apps and content The variety of endpoint devices

 
#162・

⛱ Open Voice #162: The 3 Quantum leaps that smart speakers need to take, Monetization, iKettle, new Russian smart speaker, plus vacation schedule ⛱

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back in a month with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldPS My book ‘Voice - de spraakrevolutie: inzichten en kansen, keeps selling steadily. Get the ebook version on BOL and Management b…

 
#161・

Open Voice #161: the Voice Consumer Index, the best European research to date, imagine you called your daughter Alexa, and two cool jobs

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next Monday with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldPS My book ‘Voice - de spraakrevolutie: inzichten en kansen, keeps selling steadily. De Ebook version is FIXED! Get it in on BOL …

 
#160・

Open Voice #160: EU voice data event tomorrow, Open Voice Network launched, non-binary assistants, more EU restrictions, Coldplay and WWF's new voice apps.

That’s it for this week, I’ll be back next Monday with a new edition of the Open Voice newsletter.Cheers,— Maarten Lens-FitzGeraldPS My book ‘Voice - de spraakrevolutie: inzichten en kansen, keeps selling steadily. De Ebook version is FIXED! Get it in on BOL …

 
#159・

📈 Open Voice #159: UK numbers better than US, stable in Germany, sentiment analysis and biometrics usage news from NL . Plus, think about: 'My choice of phone shouldn’t roll into a necessary choice of assistant.',

Waiting for Rasa and Conversation Design FestivalApart from the aforementioned workshop, two other events took place. We are still waiting for them to publish their content. Will share more on that next week.