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 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 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 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.
Dogac Basaran is a post-doctoral researcher at CNRS, the French national scientific research centre. Today, in part 1 of 2, Dogac gives us a crash course in signal processing, where we learn what signal processing is and discover some of its many applications.
Pablo Arias is a final-year PhD student in perception and cognitive science at the audio research lab, IRCAM, in Paris. We discuss Pablo’s work on the how smiling changes the voice, and how people perceive smiling and non-smiling voices.
Benjamin Etienne is a data scientist at Rogervoice, a mobile app that allows deaf and hard-of-hearing people to use the telephone. Ben shares his inspirational story about how he taught himself data science and machine learning in the evenings, so he could work in a more technical role.
Greg Beller is the Head of the Interfaces Research and Creation team the leading audio research laboratory IRCAM in France. We explore the relationship between sound and physical space, and the link between our voices and our gestures.
In this episode I talk with Charles Cadbury, owner of the London-based technology consultancy, Champers Advisory, about his experience building voice applications, and the fascinating future of voice technology. We cover the challenges when working with client data, how payment transactions can and will be handled over voice, how voice assistants will change the landscape of consumer sales and marketing, and much more.
This episode covers 8 of the most interesting voice startups that I found at the Vivatech technology conference in Paris, France. These include a voice enabled smart alarm clock that can monitor your sleep quality, and a robot behaviour system that delivers CMS content in person.
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