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Voysis acquired by Apple

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Apple acquired voice-specialist conversational AI company, Voysis, recently and how we discovered it was, well timed and kinda funny.

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Spotify’s voice assistant will streamline user interactions

Spotify’s voice assistant will streamline user interactions 1080 870 Kane Simms

Spotify is releasing a voice assistant into its app and the result will be an example of voice and screens working together to make user journeys more streamlined. Jane Manchun…

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Amazon Alexa Super Bowl ad 2020

Amazon Alexa Super Bowl ad 2020 1800 1200 Kane Simms

Transcript: Amazon have released a preview of its Super Bowl advert and it was aired on The Ellen Degeneres Show. DeGeneres? I think it’s DeGeneres. Is that how you pronounce…

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VUX design 2.0

VUX design 2.0 1800 1200 Kane Simms

Voice assistants should change how they interact with users based on how you interact with them and the context you’re in. For example: 🎧 If I’m walking with my headphones…

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Top use cases for smart speakers revealed

Top use cases for smart speakers revealed 1800 1200 Kane Simms

 We’ve seen a lot of these studies delving into what people are actually using their voice assistants for. They’re useful to check whether anything has changed. Whether there are…

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Google Assistant: 500m active users, popular Alexa skill: 300,000 daily users

Google Assistant: 500m active users, popular Alexa skill: 300,000 daily users 1800 1200 Kane Simms

At Project Voice in Chattanooga, TN, we saw some light shed on just how many people are using the Google Assistant, and some updated numbers on the kind of traffic…

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Introducing the latest Alexa Champion: Dustin Coates

Introducing the latest Alexa Champion: Dustin Coates 1800 1200 Kane Simms

 Every once in a while, the Alexa team at Amazon give a select few people a badge of honour.🥇 It’s called the Alexa Champions programme and it commends individuals…

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Siri updates from WWDC 2019

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 Some updates and thoughts on Apple’s Siri announcements from WWDC on 3rd June 2019.

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Google Assistant passes 1m Actions! Where the F did that come from?

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Google announced a whole host of new features for Google Assistant on day 1 of I/O ’19. Also on day 1, quietly, and tucked away on the 9th slide of…

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What’s new with Google Assistant? Announcements from Google I/O ’19

What’s new with Google Assistant? Announcements from Google I/O ’19 1800 1200 Kane Simms

Google didn’t disappoint on the voice front at this year’s Google I/O. Here’s a run through of all the Google Assistant related announcements. Google Duplex comes to the web Last…

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