The Rundown

The Rundown: THE API, Beeb and the most recognisable audio logos

The Rundown: THE API, Beeb and the most recognisable audio logos 1800 1200 VUX World

Kane Simms and Dustin Coates rundown this week’s top stories in voice and conversational AI.



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Top stories this week:

Open AI API

The Beeb, BBC’s voice assistant in public Beta

Flipkart launches voice assistant for web

Microsoft files patent for smart speaker

Veritonic Audio Logo Index 2020

The Rundown: Voice authenticated purchasing and bye bye Google Home?

The Rundown: Voice authenticated purchasing and bye bye Google Home? 1800 1200 VUX World

Kane Simms and Dustin Coates are joined by Claire Mitchell to Rundown the week’s conversational AI news.

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The Rundown: The Webby Awards bring synthetic tears

The Rundown: The Webby Awards bring synthetic tears 1800 1200 VUX World

Kane Simms and Dustin Coates are joined by Claire Mitchell to Rundown the week’s conversational AI news.

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The Rundown: Talking volcanos finding gaps you can Read Along to

The Rundown: Talking volcanos finding gaps you can Read Along to 1800 1200 VUX World

Kane Simms, Dustin Coates and Claire Mitchell Rundown this week’s top stories in voice technology including listening to volcanos with speech technology and how Google’s helping kids learn to read.

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This week’s top stories:

Google’s Read Along 

Vernacular.ai raises $5.1 million led by Exfinity Ventures, Kalaari Capital

HR AI system, Paradox AI gets 40m funding for replacing the ‘boring’ jobs

ConverseNow has closed a $3.25 million seed funding round led by Bala Investments

Omilia, a conversational artificial intelligence platform developer, has raised $20 million in a funding round led by Grafton Capital

Getting the tone right – automated copy generation has to be retrained in a time of crisis

Stores may use voice assistants to transform shopping, retail consultant says

In a world fearful of touch, voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri are making our lives easier

Startup adjusts medical voice assistant for a Zoom world

France launches AI voice assistant to help coronavirus patients

Katy Perry announces new album on Alexa

Spirent approved to test AVS products

How speech recognition techniques are helping to predict volcanoes’ behaviour

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MIDI Sprout

Learn guitar on Google Assistant

The Rundown: Talking elevators and clever Blenders

The Rundown: Talking elevators and clever Blenders 1800 1200 VUX World

The Rundown: coronavirus and voice, Spotify and Jovo

The Rundown: coronavirus and voice, Spotify and Jovo 1800 1200 VUX World

Corona virus hits voice as Google removes coronavirus actions, Spotify looks like it’s releasing a voice assistant and Jovo lets you build voice assistants everywhere.

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Stories discussed in this episode

Google reject corona virus action

Spotify might be releasing a voice assistant

Jovo v3, build voice assistants and deploy them everywhere

Jovo Linkedin vlog 

Google Read It

Google Read It Linkedin vlog

Alexa, the OS

Live broadcasting on Alexa with the Food Network

The end of Alexa Skills?

 

The Rundown: best and worst of voice first in 2019 and what to look forward to in 2020

The Rundown: best and worst of voice first in 2019 and what to look forward to in 2020 1800 1200 VUX World

The first episode of the new year is both a reflection on how far we’ve come in the last 12 months, and what to look forward to in the year to come.

This is a special episode as it’s the first of a new decade. And in this episode of the rundown, we’re getting deep. read more

The Rundown 006: WWDC, reMARS and voice shopping

The Rundown 006: WWDC, reMARS and voice shopping 1800 1200 VUX World

In this episode, we discuss the Siri announcements from WWDC19, the Alexa announcements from reMARS and the Future of Voice Commerce report. read more

The Rundown 005: Google ups its Assistant game

The Rundown 005: Google ups its Assistant game 1800 1200 VUX World

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The Rundown 004: re:Invent recap

The Rundown 004: re:Invent recap 1800 1200 VUX World


On this week’s Rundown, we’re catching up to run through AWS re:Invent, Amazon’s biggest event of the year, and discuss everything voice-related that occurred. We’ll also weave in some of the latest news happenings and analyse the implications and opportunities for the industry. read more