Podcast Episodes

Kasia Rafal Upside

Prototypes & Personas – Kasia Ryniak & Rafal Cymerys, Upside – Voice Tech Podcast ep.018

Upside co-founders on how to create innovative Alexa skills, improve engagement by imbuing your voice assistant with a persona, and voice ecommerce.

Elizabeth Stokoe Loughborough

Conversation Analysis – E. Stokoe, L’boro, S. Albert, Tufts – Voice Tech Podcast ep.017

Two conversation analysis experts show us how to influence the outcome of a conversation, and we discuss the implications of this research for voice technology.

Hillary Long Citro Digital

Your First Voice App – Hillary Long, Citro Digital – Voice Tech Podcast ep.016

Hillary Long is the General Manager and Partner at CITRO Digital, a digital marketing agency, based in Allentown, PA, United States. Hillary takes us through the design and build process of their first voice app, the ‘Naughty or Nice Quiz’ for children.

Andy Mauro Automat Wide

Conversational Marketing – Andy Mauro, Automat – Voice Tech Podcast ep.015

Andy Mauro, CEO and co-founder of Automat, a company that helps brands deliver personalised one-to-one voice and messaging experiences to their customers. In this episode we discuss Conversational Marketing and why it represents a fundamental shift in digital marketing.

Florian Eyben Audeering

Voice Emotion Analytics – Florian Eyben, audEERING – Voice Tech Podcast ep.014

Florian Eyben is the CTO of audEERING, an audio analysis company that specialises in emotional artificial intelligence. Florian is a leading expert in voice emotion analytics, machine learning and signal processing, and our conversation is a great introduction to harnessing emotion in the voice.

Joshua Montgomery Mycroft

Open Source Voice Assistants – Joshua Montgomery, Mycroft – Voice Tech Podcast ep.013

Joshua Montgomery is the CEO of Mycroft, the open source voice assistant. We discuss the many benefits of open source for voice assistants, including scalability, censorship, data security and developer support.

Syed Ahmed PubNub

Fast Scalable Voice IoT Apps – Syed Ahmed, PubNub – Voice Tech Podcast ep.012

Syed Ahmed is a Developer Advocate at PubNub, a global Data Stream Network and real-time infrastructure-as-a-service company based in San Francisco, California. PubNub’s products allow developers to build realtime web, mobile, voice and IoT applications. In this episode, Syed explains how PubNub solves the latency problem by using a serverless architecture of PubNub Blocks, and walks us through a simple real-world example.

Sebastian Hanfland

Audio Branding & Sound Design – Sebastian Hanfland, Hanfland & Friends – Voice Tech Podcast ep.011

Sebastian Hanfland is the CEO of the audio branding consultancy, Hanfland And Friends. His team help companies define their their brand in audio form, in order to promote brand recognition, increase the perceived quality of products, and influence customers. 

Bryan Colligan

Podcasts of the Future – Bryan Colligan, AlphaVoice – Voice Tech Podcast ep.010

Bryan Colligan is the co-founder of AlphaVoice, the easiest way to get your podcast and audio content onto Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. In an especially fun conversation, Bryan shares his vision of how the podcasting and voice technology worlds are set to collide, and how the implications will be felt by platforms, content producers and consumers alike.

Dogac Basaran

Hum a Fingerprint, Extract a Melody – Dogac Basaran, CNRS – Voice Tech Podcast ep.009

Dogac Basaran is a post-doctoral researcher at CNRS, the French national scientific research centre. Today, in part 2 of 2, we explore Dogac’s research into audio fingerprinting, alignment, and melody extraction.