Enabling Contactless Purchase and Giving a Digital Voice to Local Retailers, Hyperlocal Discovery and Purchase App, BuyNearby Expands From 2…

In its bid to simplify ordering, payments and delivery of essentials during the lockdown, PayNearby, India’s fastest growing hyperlocal Fintech startup has now expanded its hyper local discovery and purchase app ‘BuyNearby’ to Pan India operations. The app has helped more than 2 lakh+ kirana shops across the country take their stores online. Besides the local kiranas, the platform hosts a wide range of retailers inclusive of -- groceries, pharmacies, sweet stores, supermarkets, milk & dairy products, branded specialty…

Persistent Systems and ValidSoft Deliver New Secure Digital Voice Authentication Capabilities for Banking and Credit Unions

Persistent Systems and ValidSoft have jointly developed a secure digital voice authentication for continuous user validation, integrated with Persistent's banking solutions. As part of Persistent Digital Bank Solution™, Persistent will leverage ValidSoft's Precision Voice Biometrics™ to ensure strong identity assurance for all individuals transacting on their platform. Persistent recently announced the availability of the Persistent Digital Bank Solution™ and Persistent Digital Credit Union Solution™ Marketing…

85% of People Are Familiar With Amazon’s Echo, Indicating Amazon’s Dominance in the Rapidly Growing Digital Voice Assistant…

People use digital assistants to help with basic tasks and questions, but some don't use the devices frequently, indicating lost opportunities for improved efficiency. While some people raise concerns about recent privacy scandals, they are still willing to invest in digital assistants like Amazon Echo Nearly half of people (48%) currently own a digital assistant, and the most popular brand is Amazon's Echo, according to a new survey by Clutch, a B2B ratings and reviews platform. Eighty-five percent of people (85%) are…

Pulse Insights Ranked a Strong Performer in Digital Voice of Customer Specialist Platforms by Independent Research Firm

Earns the Highest Possible Scores in Integrations & Data Sharing Criteria Pulse Insights LLC, a  leading SaaS solutions provider for enterprise marketers, announced that it has been named a Strong Performer in a Forrester research report published today. The Forrester Wave: Digital Voice-Of-The-Customer Specialist Platforms, Q2 2019 examines the current state of digital voice of customer feedback offerings, and evaluates the players that matter most in the space. Forrester recognized Pulse Insights for its…

Travel Mindset Partners With BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. for Equal Representation of Black and POC Voices in Influencer Marketing

Travel Mindset, the leading tourism and lifestyle brand influencer marketing agency, announced that it has partnered with BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. to expand its global presence, focus on creating more diverse brand partnerships, and amplify messaging that authentically speaks to people of color (POC). Through this strategic partnership, Travel Mindset and BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. will provide the most comprehensive influencer marketing strategies, with a dedication to making sure Black voices and POC are not only…

Instreamatic Partners with Triton Digital to Accelerate Voice-Driven Audio Advertising

Instreamatic, the voice dialogue marketing platform that allows media companies and advertisers to measure, manage, and monetize audio content by utilizing interactive voice AI technology, announced a partnership with Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. Through this partnership, Instreamatic is integrating its voice dialogue advertising technology into Triton Digital’s preeminent Advertising Server, enabling Triton’s clients to seamlessly deliver voice…

Aiqudo Voice Platform To Power Digital Experience in BYTON’S Electric Vehicles

Aiqudo, a voice technology pioneer, announced ahead of CES 2020 a partnership with premium electric vehicle manufacturer BYTON, bringing the power of Aiqudo’s Voice AI platform to BYTON cars. Aiqudo’s Voice to Action(R) platform will enable interacting with your favorite apps on your mobile phone hands-free while driving, seamlessly integrating with BYTON’s unique Digital Experience. Aiqudo’s industry-leading Voice AI platform will voice-enable actions in native apps within the BYTON ecosystem as well as intelligently…

Older Generations More Likely to Use Voice Search, Suggesting a Solution to Generational Digital Divide

Sixty-Four Percent (64%) of Voice Search Users Ages 55+ Use Voice Search to Look for Information, Products, and Services Online, Compared to 47% of Voice Search Users Ages 18-34, Suggesting That Voice Can Make Technology More Accessible to Older Populations Voice search can benefit older users who may struggle to type or use a mouse, indicating how the technology can help bridge the digital divide, suggests a new survey report from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. More than half (64%) of voice…

Voice Technology: What It Means for Digital Marketers

As the field of Digital Marketing is constantly evolving, emerging technologies can have a powerful impact on the industry. Voice technology seems poised to become the next great disruptor, but there’s still a lot of discussion around how Voice technology will affect the various Digital Marketing platforms and to what extent. The State of Voice Technology Recently, Campaign Monitor surveyed more than 400 people on the ways they use Voice technology and found that the adoption of it is growing, with 78% of respondents…

Ricoh Deepens Relationship with Amazon Web Services to Empower Digital Workplaces with Cutting-Edge Voice-Activated Technologies

Technology Giants Unite to Drive Seamless Information Sharing and Accessibility, Establish Pilot Program at an Ivy League University Ricoh announced RICOH Intelligent Voice Control, the result of working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) that delivers intuitive voice-activated controls for Ricoh's intelligent devices, starting with its IM Series of intelligent multifunction printers (MFPs). A pilot program of these MFPs is currently underway at an Ivy League university, leveraging Amazon's AWS Alexa for Business service…

Verint Unveils Groundbreaking New Voice of the Customer Cloud Solution that Combines Digital Leadership and Listening at Scale in the…

Automation Will Enable CX Leaders to Drive Action from a Unified View of Feedback from Across the Entire Customer Journey Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced the launch of the industry’s first comprehensive, enterprise-wide view of the voice of the customer, now a cornerstone of its expanding Voice of Customer VoC) strategy. Tailored to serve the unique needs of CX leaders, Verint Unified VoC* provides a complete view of direct, indirect and inferred VoC from across key customer engagement…

Ventana Research Accolades NewVoiceMedia for Their Excellence in Digital Innovation

Vonage’s NewVoiceMedia Is One of the Global Leaders in Cloud-Based Contact Centers and Inside Sales Solution. This Year, Ventana Research Endows the Company for Their Achievements in Customer Service Excellence NewVoiceMedia has been on an award-winning spree this quarter. Their technology not only managed to grab the attention of Vonage, but also made a significant contribution in modernizing customer service. Currently, global corporations rely on Ventana Research to derive insights and training on emerging…

Analytics Rising Brings Together Industry’s Top MarTech & Digital Marketing Voices, Views, and Practitioners

Cardinal Path, a leading marketing analytics firm, has assembled an all-star line-up comprising industry experts across the marketing technology (MarTech) space and the talented people who leverage these tools to elevate their marketing programs through data-driven insights. Analytics Rising is a virtual summit that takes place October 11th, and is designed to help marketers navigate the explosive MarTech space to establish a stack and a strategy that delivers demonstrable value for their business. Partners and…

Medallia Launches Digital Partner Program to Bring Together Voice of Customer and Analytics

Partner Program Enables Companies Get a 360 Degree View of Their Customers to Optimize Digital Customer Experience at Scale Medallia Inc., the global leader in customer experience management, announced the Medallia for Digital Partner Program to bring together the voice of the customer with analytics data to help brands and companies better understand digital customer behavior and drive business growth. The new program was unveiled today at Experience '18, the premier global customer experience conference. "Every brand…

Adobe Acquires Sayspring to Bring Voice-Based Digital Experience to Life

Sayspring'Pricing Plans Will See a Major Overhaul, Will Release New Updates in the Future Adobe is all set to enhance its voice-based technology with Sayspring. The New York-based, year-old startup allows creators to design voice applications without coding. This will prove beneficial for Adobe’s future plans. “We have been actively experimenting with voice interfaces across our product offerings over the past few years, and we’re excited to take the next step forward with the acquisition of Sayspring, Inc.,” said…

Flytxt Introduces Intelligent Voice Interface for Digital Customer Engagement

Personalises Voice Conversations Through Amazon Alexa And Google Assistant   Flytxt announced the availability of an intelligent voice interface for NEON-dX, its digital customer engagement product. NEON-dX will use analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to personalise conversations on any digital touch point that supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. The product packages Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Marketing Automation capabilities to help enterprises drive customer value management and…

Red Box Delivers Cloud Configurable Voice Recording to Fuel AI on Microsoft Azure

Red Box, a leading platform for voice, announces an extension of its relationship with Microsoft aligned to the launch of Conversa, Red Box’s enterprise voice platform. Red Box is already a Preferred Telephony Partner for conversation intelligence, part of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Customer Service. This latest development in the relationship delivers a unique capture layer for enterprise voice. It combines the power of Conversa audio processing in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft AI, with seamless support of both …

The Student Hotel Delivers First Phase of Digital Transformation Programme

The Student Hotel has completed the first phase of its digital transformation programme, designed and implemented by digital experience agency, Rufus Leonard. The result is a new website that delivers a differentiated brand experience for a complex mix of hospitality products and an enriched booking journey for student guests.  Built on Episerver and React, the new site is intuitive to navigate, built on mobile-first principles, supports accessibility in all its forms, and performs efficiently and reliably.  It uses a…

Broadvoice Announces the Launch of Broadvoice Bubble

Broadvoice, an award-winning provider of hosted voice, unified communications (UC) and SIP trunking services for businesses, announced the launch of Broadvoice Bubble, a new text messaging and marketing platform that enables businesses to connect with their customers instantly with SMS/MMS messages delivered automatically to their smartphones. Broadvoice Bubble gives businesses an easier and faster way to engage and interact with their customers where they are – on their mobile devices. The platform is ideal for alerts…

Businesses Are Increasing Investment in Digital Channels and Artificial Intelligence for Enhanced Customer Experiences

NICE inContact, a NICE business, announced the findings of a global research study detailing the growing role of digital-first omnichannel experiences in fostering customer loyalty and advocacy. The 2020 NICE inContact Customer Experience (CX) Transformation Benchmark, Business Wave surveyed over 1,000 global contact center decision-makers and found a trend among businesses moving towards self-service vs. agent-assisted channels — now 43 percent of businesses prefer to offer self-service channels, a 15 percentage point…