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Learn “How Voice Technology is Shaping Education and Entertainment” in VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant

Bamboo Learning, CoolGames, Sony, VoiceBrew and Voicebot.ai Featured VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant announces its third episode themed, "How Voice Technology is Shaping Education and Entertainment." Each episode is hosted by Google Assistant's Sofia Altuna and brings together the most innovative technologists, researchers, community builders and developers in the voice ecosystem. This upcoming premiere episode will feature interactive discussions with executives, engineers and developers from Bamboo Learning, …

StorageMart Harnesses Voice Technology to Assist Customers

Columbia-based company leads the storage industry in exploring voice technology as part of the customer journey StorageMart unveils its first foray into voice technology with the launch of the StorageMart Alexa skill that, when enabled, allows consumers to get guidance on their storage sizing questions. The skill also allows customers to find out information on policies and general storage questions. Upcoming releases will include an expanded answer library, location-specific details, tips on making the most of space, and…

Cogito Appoints Industry Leader as President & Chief Customer Officer

David Sudbey’s three decades in customer experience and voice technology to propel company’s next phase of growth Cogito, a leader in real-time emotional intelligence solutions, announced the appointment of David Sudbey to President and Chief Customer Officer. In this role, Sudbey will be responsible for leading strategy and execution across the complete customer lifecycle – including sales, services, customer success and strategic partnerships. Marketing Technology News: SentryOne Partners with Theta to Deliver…

AI Voice Responders Support Call Centers During COVID-19

Call centers are the backbone of any business. In these torrid times, every call center is under intense pressure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. AI Voice Responders have come to the rescue. One such AI Voice Responder supporting call centers during stressed situations belongs to Replicant.ai, the leading-edge provider of Artificial Intelligence-enabled Voice technologies. AI and Automation can help Call Centers Meet Customer Demands The AI Voice Responder provides a quick and cost-effective way for businesses to better…

ReadSpeaker Launches VoiceLab to Unleash Branded Voice Solutions

The ReadSpeaker VoiceLab Is Designed to Empower Brands Worldwide to Better Engage Their Customers Using Voice Technology ReadSpeaker, the most trusted text-to-speech provider for global brands, launched the ReadSpeaker VoiceLab, a custom voice production unit that empowers brands from around the world to provide user-centric, expressive voice interfaces. Leveraging machine learning and offering multiple deployment options, the VoiceLab enables brands to create unique voice solutions that match their specific applications…

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…

Are You Confident About Distinguishing Between a Computer-Generated Voice and Human Voice?

Despite the growing presence of deepfake voice fraud, Americans believe that they can to detect a CG-voice pretending to be a human voice.; Research by ID R&D published as biometric firm prepares to demo voice anti-spoofing solutions at CES  Despite the growing presence and impact of deepfake voice fraud, more than one-third of Americans were confident that they would be able to detect a computer-generated voice pretending to be a human voice (36%), according to new survey results released today by ID R&D. Just 30%…

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…

TechBytes with Mark Webster, Director of Product at Adobe XD

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Adobe XD. As Director of Product at Adobe, I lead the team building voice integration capabilities for the UX design platform Adobe XD. I also drive Product strategy for emerging technologies within XD. We’re building a UX design tool that will address the needs of designers not only today but in the future, so my role is focused on identifying emerging technologies that will be critical to UX design and figuring out how we introduce them to XD. Why has the…

Say It Now Drives One-To-One Conversations Between Brands and Consumers

Voice technology company expands services business with appointment of Ed French to newly-created role of commercial director Award-winning Say It Now has appointed Ed French as commercial director as it expands the services side of its business.  The role has been created to drive awareness and demand for voice technologies that allow brands to develop personalised communications that forge deeper relationships with consumers. French will be responsible for working with enterprise clients to develop voice applications…

MarTech Interview with Lynn Browne and Mollie Kehoe, Co-Founders at BrandVerge

How did you get into technology? What inspired you to start BrandVerge? Lynn: I think what really inspired us to do both, is personal frustration in our professional careers. I come from the buy-side, and Mollie from the sell-side, and we were both experiencing a lot of friction in the current RFP process -  the way that media partnerships are traditionally bought and sold. It drove us to see the need and the white space in the market to then figure out the technology required to solve that problem, fill that gap and make…

Say It Now Appoints Brian Fitzpatrick as Chairman

‘Digital veteran’ to advise award-winning voice technology company as consumers increasingly adopt smart speakers  Voice technology company, Say It Now, has appointed Brian Fitzpatrick to the role of chairman as it looks to expand its business and seek further funding.  Fitzpatrick, who is also an angel investor in the company, has been involved in the development of digital media for nearly 25 years and is widely considered an industry veteran, expertise that sees him contribute to several emerging technology start-ups as…

TechBytes with Cody Bender, Chief Product Officer at Campaign Monitor

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Campaign Monitor. I am the Chief Product Officer (CPO) of CM Group, a family of MarTech brands, including Campaign Monitor. In this role, I work across CM Group brands to improve the email campaign experience for both senders and recipients by driving the latest innovations in our product offerings. I guide the development of impactful new products, features, and services in our product portfolio. To do this, my aim is to continue to create and support highly…

Replicant Launches with $7 Million in New Funding and Adds Veteran CEO

Talkdesk’s former COO joins Replicant to lead the customer service industry into the age of artificial intelligence and autonomous call flows Replicant, a cutting-edge provider of artificial intelligence-enabled voice technologies, announced today $7 million in seed funding to launch their platform solution and revolutionize the contact center industry with AI voice technology. The round included participation from Atomic, Bloomberg Beta, Costanoa Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners. In addition to the new funding,…

Adobe Survey Says That Voice and Screen Combined Are the Future

In May 2019, Adobe fielded a 10-min online survey to a representative sample of 1,000 adult voice tech users in the US. The results is released on 22 July 2019, timed with Voice Summit. Topline Findings Survey Said: Voice Needs Designers 94% of users feel voice technology is easy to use. And their typical activities cover a wide range of tasks including driving directions, phone calls, texts, checking the weather and playing music...                  ...but users say they would not typically use voice technology…

Making Voice Tech More Human Is as Easy as 1-2-3

Customers love technology, but they crave human interaction too. Several years ago, Gartner predicted customers would manage 85 percent of their relationships with an enterprise without interacting with a human being. But a PwC survey from last year found that 82 percent of Americans and 75 percent of all consumers want to interact with a real person. That creates a thorny dilemma for companies. Businesses are going all-in on digital transformation so they can compete and win in the future. But they also know business…

Is Voice-Enabled Shopping Retail’s Missing Link?

This past holiday season, voice-activated shopping was among the various options consumers had available to make their purchases. Technologies such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offered consumers the ability to make and execute fast and convenient purchase decisions. They promised to be a shopping nirvana for everyone from the most die-hard shopaholic to the casual shopper looking to avoid holiday traffic. Retailers are right to be optimistic about the power of voice. According to a Walker Sands’ report, 50% of…

Cigna and Express Scripts Further Enhance Customer Service Offerings Through New Collaboration with Amazon Alexa

Cigna and Express Scripts Introduce Amazon Alexa Voice Skills to Make Health Care More Personalized and Convenient for Customers Cigna and Express Scripts have collaborated with Amazon Alexa to launch two voice skills to make health care more engaging, personalized and convenient for customers. The Cigna and Express Scripts Alexa skills will enable eligible customers to use voice technology to manage pharmacy prescriptions, engage in health improvement programs and track wellness incentives. “In particular, we believe…

HighJump Digitally Transforms Retail with Supply Chain of the Future at NRF 2019

Cloud, Warehouse Control, Voice and Simulation Revolutionize Retail Execution to Meet Ever-Higher Consumer Expectations HighJump, a global provider of supply chain solutions, unveils how it will lead the digital transformation (DX) of retail execution. Through the cloud, warehouse control, voice technology and warehouse simulation, HighJump empowers retailers worldwide with the connected, automated supply chain of the future. Consumer expectations for purchasing convenience, delivery speed, choice and adaptability are…