PODCAST

Bixby Developers Chat

Viv Labs/Samsung

Are you a voice developer or designer? Are you excited about the future of voice? Are you curious about an ambient computing future where our TV's, appliances, watches, phones, and more can talk with you to create new experiences? Join us on the Bixby Developers Chat to learn about Bixby and conversational AI. Join host Roger Kibbe as he talks with guests about voice, AI, Bixby, technology innovation and where the exciting Voice industry is going,
Tim Kahle and Dominik Meißner of 169 Labs discuss Voice and the Future - Episode 41
In this episode, Roger talks with Tim Kahle and Dominik Meißner of 169 Labs. Tim and Dominik are voice OG's and have a long history of building compelling voice experiences.Roger, Tim, and Dominik discuss:Their first experiences with voiceTheir infamous travel experiences getting to the seminal 2018 Alexa ConferenceHow and why 169 Labs was foundedSome early 169 Labs voice experiencesThe evolution of voice from 2017 to the presentHow user's expectations of voice have changed and have not changedWhy simplicity winsBuilding voice apps for kidsWhat industries in Germany are building voice experiencesVoice industry adoption and usage in Germany and EuropeWhat's holding back voice adoptionAdvances in voice technology and what's neededTim and Dominik's hidden gem voice experiencesTheir prediction for the short term and long term futureLinks from the Show169 Labs - www.169labs.comAll About Voice conferences and events - www.allaboutvoice.ioKeeping in TouchTim on Twitter - @kahleTim on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/timkahleDominik on Twitter - @d_meissnerDominik on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/dominik-meissner169 Labs on Twitter - @169labsHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Samsungwww.linkedin.com/in/rkibbeEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes are available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Nov 4 2021
1 hr
GPT-3 and the Future of Voice with Steve Tingiris - Episode 40
In this episode, Roger talks with Steve Tingiris, the CEO of Dabble Lab. Steve is an expert in voice development and has just published a book about using OpenAI's GPT-3Roger and Steve discussSteve's first experience with voice and how he started developing for itSteve's ambitious first Alexa skillWhat Steve's company, Dabble Lab doesThe opportunities in B2B and contact centersSteve's love for creating tutorialsWhat GPT-3 isWhat GPT-3 is good at and an example GPT-3 based skill - Improv PartnerHow Improv Partner uses GPT-3 to content filter itselfThe challenges of using language models like GPT-3What GPT-3 isn't good atCodex and Copilot - Programming tools that will revolutionize developing softwareUsing the right tools for the right job when developingHow long Steve will be programming? Will he be programming in his 80's?Steve's hidden gem - something voice is very good at that too few people useSteve's short term and long term predictionsKeeping in touchLinks from the ShowDabble Lab - dabblelab.comOpen AI (GPT-3) - openai.comExploring GPT-3 (Steve's GPT-3 book) - www.packtpub.com/product/exploring-gpt-3/9781800563193Improv Partner (Alexa Skill) - www.amazon.com/Dabble-Lab-Improv-Partner/dp/B09G49HW3LKeeping in TouchSteve on Twitter - @tingirisDabble Lab on Twitter - @dabblelabSteve on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/tingiris/Host: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Samsungwww.linkedin.com/in/rkibbeEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes are available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Oct 5 2021
1 hr 1 min
Healthcare, Browsers and Voice with Nick Myers - Episode 39
In this episode, Roger talks with Nick Myers, the CEO of Redfox AI. Redfox just introduced the V Lab voice assistant which solves a very challenging issue in health care.Roger and Nick discussNick's professional background and how he started with VoiceThe founding of RedFox.AI and their pivotsNicks very personal story about V Lab and why it's so important to himVoice and the web - why it makes sense but why it hasn't gained tractionBuilding an independent voice assistantSynthetic voices vs voice actorsNicks predictions for voiceAnd much more . . . Links from the ShowRedFox.AI - redfox-ai.comKeeping in TouchNick's e-mail - nick.myers@redfox-ai.comNick on Twitter - @therednickmNick on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/nick-myers-0794Host: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Samsungwww.linkedin.com/in/rkibbeEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes are available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Sep 14 2021
1 hr 6 mins
Democratizing Voice and Voice in Europe with Maarten Lens-Fitzgerald - Episode 38
In this episode, Roger talks with Maarten Lens-Fitzgerald. Maarten is a voice evangelist; He works with the Dutch Voice coalition to bring voice to the Dutch people, founded Project Zilver which brings voice to elder adults, actively works on the Open Voice Network, and is an all-around icon in the voice community.Roger and Maarten discussMaarten's backgroundVoice Evangelism and what it isMaarten's first experience with voiceAR and voiceThe Dutch Voice CoalitionVoice for the people and why it's importantWhat is "Google Dutch" and the dangers of voice homogenyOpenness and voice -why voice should be more like the webProject Zilver and bringing voice to older adultsWhy the voice opportunity for older adults is so hugeMaarten's BookOpen Voice Network and what Maarten does for itMaarten's Podcast and NewsletterIn-Person Events and CovidVoice LunchMaarten's hidden gemMaarten's shocking predictionKeeping in touchLinks from the ShowDutch Voice Coalition - www.spraakcoalitie.nlProject Zilver - www.projectzilver.comOpen Voice Network - openvoicenetwork.orgOpen Voice Newsletter - www.getrevue.co/profile/openvoiceOpen Voice Events - www.openvoice.nlMaarten's Book - www.managementboek.nl/boek/9789047012900/voice-maarten-lens-fitzgeraldKeeping in TouchMaarten's Website - www.lens-fitzgerald.com Maarten on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/lensfitzgeraldMaarten on Twitter - twitter.com/DutchcowboyHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Samsungwww.linkedin.com/in/rkibbeEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Aug 22 2021
58 mins
Hearables and the Future with Dave Kemp - Episode 37
In this episode, Roger talks with Dave Kemp. Dave runs business development for Oaktree Products but is most well known for his Future Ear podcast and his thought leadership around hearables and voiceDave and Roger discussDave's Background and the founding of Oaktree ProductsHow a hearing aid components company and Dave got involved with voiceDave's early experiences with voice and the synergy he saw between Oaktree's business and voiceThe massive opportunity for voice and older adultsWhy the industry hasn't figured out this massive opportunityHow wear all the time devices like hearing aids open up new opportunities to think about where and how we can use voiceThe post-phone eraAirpods, earpods, etc, and the innovation we are seeingAmbient computingHearing augmentation and consumer devices. Podcasting - how and why Dave started Future Ear RadioThe joys of podcasting and advice for those starting out as podcastersThe secret networking tool that podcasting isDave's 2nd podcast, This Week in HearingThe interesting model behind This Week in HearingDave's business idea: Golf + VoiceDave predictions for the short and long termLinks from the ShowOaktree Products - www.oaktreeproducts.comFuture Ear Radio Podcast and Blog - futurear.co/future-ear-radioThis Week in Hearing podcast - hearinghealthmatters.org/thisweekKeeping in TouchDave on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/dave-kempDave on Twitter -@Oaktree_DaveDave's Blog - futurear.coFuture Ear Radio on Twitter - @FuturEar_RadioThis Week in Hearing on Twitter - @WeekinHearingHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Samsungwww.linkedin.com/in/rkibbeEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Aug 2 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Roger Kibbe on Two Voice Devs - Episode 36
This episode is a little different. Roger was interviewed by the Two Voice Devs podcast a couple of weeks ago. In this podcast within a podcast, Roger's interview by Mark Tucker and Allen Firstenberg, of Two Voice Devs, is embedded within the Bixby Developers Chat podcastBecause of vacations, the regular Bixby Developers Chat format will be back in about a monthRoger and Mark Tucker DiscussRoger's tech background and how he got into voiceRoger's work for Samsung as a Bixby Developer EvangelistHow Bixby Development is differentCross platform voice development and tools like JovoThe Open Voice Network, what it is, and what work Roger is doing for it.If you are not subscribed to the excellent Two Voice Devs podcast, you should subscribe today. It's available on your favorite podcast player/voice assistant or on the web at:anchor.fm/two-voice-devsLinks from the ShowTwo Voice Dev's Podcast - anchor.fm/two-voice-devsGetting Started with Bixby Development - bixbydevelopers.comKeeping in TouchMark on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tuckerm/Mark on Twitter: @marktuckerAllen  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/allen-s-firstenberg-950130/Allen on Twitter - @afirstenbergRoger on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/rkibbe/Roger on Twitter - @rogerkibbeHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Jul 5 2021
32 mins
Speechly with Otto Söderlund - Episode 35
In this episode, Roger talks with Otto Söderlund. Otto is the CEO and co-founder of Speechly. Speechly is voice enabling mobile apps, the web, and more with its speech tools and framework.Otto and Roger discuss:Our shared early computing experiencesOtto's career path prior to SpeechlyEarly experiences with voiceThe founding of SpeechlyWhat Speechly does and why it is differentSpeechly's tech which combines ASR and NLU to provide not only performance gains but also better understanding. Why combining these provides an advantageThe responsibility of technologists and AI to free us from needing to learn the tech and to humanize our technologySpeechly and eCommerceMultimodalityThe opportunities for voice in B2B/BusinessThe huge workforce that benefits from tech but also benefits from tech getting out of the way and how voice is an enabler.Why the "Angry Birds" of voice is likely a business applicationThe opportunities for voiceOtto's favorite voice experienceOtto's short terms and long term prediction. Why the voice industry will go away and that's a good thingLinks from the ShowSpeechly - www.speechly.comSpeechly demo of using voice for eCommerce search - fashion.speechly.comGetting started with Speechly - www.speechly.com/get-startedKeeping in TouchOtto on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/ottosoderlundOtto on Twitter -@OttoSoderlund Speechly on Twitter - @SpeechlyAPI Host: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Jun 9 2021
52 mins
Testing and Quality Experiences for Voice with John Kelvie - Episode 34
In this episode, Roger talks with John Kelvie. John is the founder and CEO of Bespoken, a tool for testing and QA of voice applications.John is a voice veteran. Prior to founding Bespoken, John was the CTO of XappMedia, an early innovator in audio advertising. John and Roger discuss:Voice in the "old days" e.g. 2018John's work with voice and XappMedia and interactive audio/advertisingJohn's founding of BespokenRunning a company based in PeruBespoken's mascot, a llama and the history behind itWhat Bespoken does and the value of QA/Testing in voiceBuild pipelines for voiceIndustries with deep commitments to voice.The recently concluded Google Accelerator for Voice companies - Bespoken was part of the cohortVoice in the car, in the TV and in the KitchenVoice in the call center/IVR and the opportunities thereMicrosoft's acquisition of Nuance and what it means for the voice industryIntegrating voice into mobile appsThe rise of independent voice apps, why and what it means for the voice industryJohn's passion for QA and Dev OpsCareer advice - look at Dev Ops!Samsung and voice and the opportunities for TV and VoiceJohn's hidden gem voice experienceJohns short-term and long-term predictions for voice.Links from the ShowBespoken - bespoken.ioKeeping in TouchJohn on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/john-kelvieJohn on Twitter - @jpkbst Bespoken on Twitter - @bespokenioHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
May 18 2021
55 mins
Open Voice Network with Jon Stine - Episode 33
In this episode, Roger talks with Jon Stine. Jon is the executive director and founder of the Open Voice Network. The Open Voice Network (OVN) is working to advocate for an open voice ecosystem and bring technical standards to voiceJon has a deep background in retail technology and strategy. Prior to founding OVN, John worked for many years at Intel and Cisco on retail technology strategy.Jon and Roger discuss:Jon's first experience with voice assistants and how he came to realize they can revolutionize how we communicate with technologyJon and Roger's mutual background in retail tech/retail strategyTech is only as good as the value it bringsThe opportunities and challenges for voice in retailBehavioral science and retail and where voice plays a roleHow to avoid voice being the next shiny penny (think RFID) for retailersHow we are in a post Turing test worldHow voice enables listening - listening both to the words but also the emotional state of your customersVoice and the retail funnel - where we are now, where we can goAvoiding the pitfalls of only measuring conversion or overly relying upon conversion as the sole important metric in a single channel/using a single technologyWhat OVN isThree primary OVN effortsInteroperabilityDiscoverability and a "DNS for voice"Privacy and SecurityWho can get involved with OVNThe opportunity for voice on non voice-first devices (TV's, Phones, Appliances, Watches etc)Jon's hidden gem voice experienceJon's predictions for voice in the 1, 5 and 10 year time framesWhy YOU should get involved with OVNLinks from the ShowOpen Voice Network - openvoicenetwork.orgOVN Voice Interoperability Event (June 15-17th) -  openvoicenetwork.org/voice_interoperability_form/Keeping in TouchJon on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/jonstine/Jon on Twitter - @joncstine1OVN on Twitter - openvoicenetHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Apr 28 2021
1 hr 6 mins
Sonic Marketing with Jeanna Isham - Episode 32
In this episode, Roger talks with sonic marketing expert and composer, Jeanna IshamJeanna is an accomplished sonic marketer. She is the founder of DreamR Productions, teaches sonic marketing at soundinmarketing.com, and is the host of the Sound in Marketing podcast.Jeanna and Roger discuss:What is sonic marketing and what companies are doing with itExamples of effective sonic marketingA few examples where sonic marketing is neededSonic marketing and voice appsHow sound makes thing work . . .Advice for those building voice appsSensorial marketingJeanna's Sound in Marketing PodcastPodcasting and keys to successDiversity and InclusionSocietal challenges and opportunities in Diversity and InclusionSamsung's Voice StrategyJeanna's Hidden Gem's2021 and 5-10 year predictionsLinks from the ShowDreamr Productions - www.dreamrproductions.comSound in Marketing - soundinmarketing.comSound in Marketing Podcast - www.dreamrproductions.com/sound-in-marketingStand for Sonic Diversity - www.standforsonicdiversity.comSound on Purpose Events - www.eventbrite.com/o/jeanna-isham-31334225877August Rush Movie - www.imdb.com/title/tt042693120,000 Hertz Podcast - www.20k.orgKeeping in TouchJeanna on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/jeannaishamJeanna on Twitter - @Jeanna_IshamHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Apr 6 2021
1 hr 5 mins
Karol Stryja and Michal Stanislawek - Creating a Voice Community - Live on Clubhouse - Episode 31
In this episode, Roger interviews Voice Lunch founders Karol Stryja and Michal Stanislawek!This is an experimental episode that was recorded live on the hot social voice startup, Clubhouse. I would love any feedback on this experiment - what worked, what didn't. Let me know via tweet/DM etc - @rogerkibbe  Karol and Michal discuss:Founding VoiceLunchBuilding a Community and growing voice lunchPodcastingBusiness in PolandTechnology Innovation in PolandThe Future of VoiceLater in the show, I opened it up to anyone in the Clubhouse room and the listeners became the interviewers!Links from the ShowVoice Lunch Registration - register.voicelunch.comVoice Lunch on Twitter - twitter.com/voicelunchVoice Lunch on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/company/voicelunch Karol's CompaniesVoiceFest -  voicefest.pl The  Podcast Makers - thepodcastmakers.comZawodowcy Podcast -  zawodowcy.fmMichal's CompaniesHearme.ai - hearme.aiUtter One - utter.oneMedia Atmos - www.mediaatmos.comKeeping in TouchKarol on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/karolstryjaKarol on Twitter - twitter.com/karol_stryjaMichal on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/xmstanMichal on Twitter - twitter.com/xmstanHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Mar 16 2021
1 hr 9 mins
Voice Development and the Future with Allen Firstenberg - Episode 30
In this episode, Roger talks with voice development expert and thought leader Allen Firstenberg.Allen is a developer and project manager for Objective Consulting and is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for many Google products. Allen slso co-hosts with Mark Tucker, the must listen to Two Voice Devs podcast.Allen and Roger discuss:What Objective Consulting doesWhy companies should be building a voice presence now and how a voice presence can be a competitive advantageWhat is a Google Developer Expert and how one becomes a GDE? And how important developer relations and "super developers" like GDE's are to technology companiesAllen's history of working with voiceThe promise, the success, and the failure of Google Glass and lessons learned that are relevant todayVodo Drive: Allen's creation which allows reading and writing to spreadsheets via voice and the promise it holdsVoice in businessTrue personalization in voice, putting the capital "A" in assistantThe Two Voice Devs podcastSamsung's vision for voice and the promise it holdsTruly contextually sensitive voice assistants and the futurePredictions for voice in the near term and longer termAllen's favorite voice experiences. . . and much moreLinks from the ShowObjective Consulting - spiders.com Vodo Drive - vodo-drive.comTwo Voice Devs Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBWYqZpPY2U_wn2P72FUpBA andhttps://anchor.fm/two-voice-devsKeeping in TouchAllen  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/allen-s-firstenberg-950130/Allen on Twitter - twitter.com/afirstenbergHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Feb 23 2021
1 hr 13 mins
The Evolution of Voice with Pete Haas - Episode 29
In this episode, Roger talks with voice development guru, Pete Haas.Pete has been working in voice for 16 years. He is an application development manager at Verascape (call center IVR), runs Conversation Curve his voice design and development agency, and has built many engaging voice experiences.Pete and Roger discuss many things including:Pete's 16 year career in voice and what he has seen changeThe evolution of IVR systems from menus to natural languageConversation Curve and what Pete has builtDiversity and Equality in VoiceMusic and Voice and the opportunitiesJovo - unlocking cross-platform development and code reuseMonetization and VoiceWhere the Voice Industry Is and what its challenges areVoice in the kitchen and on appliancesThe future of voiceLinks from the ShowVerascape - www.verascape.comConversation Curve - conversationcurve.comKeeping in TouchPete  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/petehaas1/Pete on Twitter - @PeteHaasHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Feb 8 2021
46 mins
Shyamala Prayaga discusses Voice in Autos, Conversational Design, Diversity and Inclusiveness - Episode 28
In this episode, Roger talks with the conversational designer, educator, and voice leader Shyamala Prayaga.Shyamala is a product owner for Ford's Autonomous Digital Assistant, the founder of the Digital Assistant Academy, and the host of The Future is Spoken Podcast.Shyamala and Roger discuss a variety of topics includingHow Shyamala got into voiceHer work at Ford, the Digital Assistant Academy, and as a podcast hostHer advice for those thinking of getting into voice and podcastingHer upcoming book Emotionally Engaged Digital AssistantThe state of conversational design - where it is, where it needs to goDiversity in VoiceGender and VoiceInclusiveness and VoiceHer 2021 predictions for VoiceHer 5-10 year predictions for VoiceLinks From the ShowDigital Assistant Academy - www.digitalassistant.academyThe Future is Spoken Podcast - www.thefutureisspoken.comShyamala's Books - www.shyamalaprayaga.com/publicationsKeeping in TouchShyamala Prayaga's Website - www.shyamalaprayaga.comShyamala on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/shyamalaprayagaShyamala on Twitter - twitter.com/sprayagaHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Jan 26 2021
56 mins
End of Year Special Part 2 - Episode 27
For this special end of year podcast, I did something special. I asked everyone whose been a guest on the podcast over the past year to contribute to this end of the year, special edition of the podcast32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast.I asked each voice guru to Introduce themselvesHidden Gem Question: What is a voice experience, e.g., a skill, an action, a capsule, a podcast, or a flash briefing, that you would like more people to discover and use and what do you like about it Prediction Question: What do you predict or want to see happen in the voice industry in 2021?This is part two of the podcast with 16 guests. Part 1 was released last week - https://bixbydev.buzzsprout.com/793529/6958664-end-of-year-special-part-1-episode-26Guests are:Jenny Mero @jennymeroArte Merritt @artemerrittRuben Aegerter @ruben_aegRyan Lipkin @SideChefAppMark Tucker @marktuckerDaniel Hill @danielhillmediaDyung Ngo @DyungNgoJennie Stenhouse @illinxAllen Firstenberg @afirstenbergKeri Roberts @kerinrobertsBraden Ream @ReamBradenTim Kahle @kahleArmel Beaudry @armelbeaudryJonathan Pan @JohnWithoutTheHEinat Laudon @EinatLaudonMaarten Lens-Fitzgerald @DutchcowboyHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Dec 28 2020
28 mins
End of Year Special Part 1 - Episode 26
For this special end of year podcast, I did something special. I asked everyone whose been a guest on the podcast over the past year to contribute to this end of year, special edition of the podcast32 amazing voice gurus contributed to this end of the year podcast.I asked each voice guru to Introduce themselvesHidden Gem Question: What is a voice experience, e.g., a skill, an action, a capsule, a podcast, or a flash briefing, that you would like more people to discover and use and what do you like about it Prediction Question: What do you predict or want to see happen in the voice industry in 2021?This is part one of the podcast with the first 16 guests. Part 2 will be released next week.Guests are:Ryan Jordan @LincolnJColeChristian Mahnke @EarRealityCarl Robinson @VoiceTechCarlSarah Andrew Wilson @SarahAndrewWilsJon Stine @joncstine1Scot Westwater @scotwestwaterJohn Kelvie @jpkbstDaniel Mittendorf @DanMittendorfJulie Daniel Davis @juliedavisEDUIan Utile @IanUtileAdam Cheyer @acheyerSteven Arkonovich @SArkonovichJohn Alioto @jpaliotoJan König @einkoenigIlarna Nche @Ilarna_preachTeri Fisher @DrTeriFisherHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Dec 22 2020
31 mins
Ian Utile Talks Tech, Voice, the Future and Empowering the World
In this episode, Roger talks with entrepreneur, futurist, and voice enthusiast, Ian Utile.Ian is the founder and CEO of attn.live, a platform to enable content creators to monetize and distribute their content across multiple channels.Ian and Roger have a lively discussion of how they got started in technology. They discuss what childhood and teenage interests lead them to careers in technology.Ian and Roger talk about various technologies they have used and gotten excited about over the years. What were the winners, what were the laggards, and where patience was necessary to and still is, to see the laggards become winners. Ian discusses entrepreneurship. He talks about both his successes and failures and what he has learned as a serial entrepreneur.Ian talks about how he got started in voice and how this lead him to founding attn.live. Ian talks about what attn.live is, the vision behind it, what has been built and what the future holds.Ian and Roger talk about where voice is. Ian equates voice's current state to the terrible two's of childhood. Both discuss how voice can and must grow up.Ian closes with a passionate vision of voice technology empowering the world and allowing even the most impoverished people in the world to use technology to both access and create content. He discusses how the AI behind voice can lead to inclusiveness for everyone.Links from the Showattn.live - https://www.attn.live/Keeping in TouchIan on Twitter - @IanUtileIan on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianutile/attn.live on Twitter - @attnliveattn.live on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/attnlive/Guest: Ian UtileFuture, Technologist and Entrepreneur Ian Utile talks Voice, Entrepreneurship, and empowering the worldHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Nov 23 2020
1 hr 14 mins
The VOICE doctor, Teri Fisher Talks Voice, Podcasts, Medicine and Community
In this episode, Roger talks with Teri Fisher, the "The Voice Doctor." He is the host of the Voice in Canada Flash Briefing, the host of the Voice First Health Podcast, the host of the Voice Den, the creator of VOICEismyOS, the creator of Briefcast.fm, and an all-around voice guru.And by day, Teri is a Sports and Exercise Physician and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia.Teri and Roger talk about how Teri got started in voice with podcasting and later flash briefings. They discuss what works in podcasts and flash briefings, what is a challenge, and how interactivity is the future.Teri discusses each of his efforts in voice. How they got started, the thinking behind them, and what the future holds!Voice in Canada will soon be on its 1000th episode. Teri describes his journey and how and a slew of voice influencers will be celebrating this on a special edition of the Voice Den, November 14th at 5PM PST. Don't miss it, it will be one of the voice events of the year!Links from the Show:Teri's Website - https://drterifisher.com/Alexa in Canada - https://alexaincanada.ca/Voice in Canada Flash Briefing - https://alexaincanada.ca/flash-briefing/Voice First Health - https://voicefirsthealth.com/The Voice Den - https://drterifisher.com/the-voice-den/VoiceismyOS - https://voiceismyos.com/Briefcast.FM - https://briefcast.fm/Keeping in Touch:Teri on Twitter - @DrTeriFisherTeri on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/drterifisher/Guest: Teri Fisher"The Voice Doctor" Teri Fisher describes his many voice endeavorsHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Nov 10 2020
52 mins
Dancing, Journalism, Sloths and Developing Voice Experiences with Jenny Mero
In this episode, Roger talks with Jenny Mero. Jenny is a very successful voice developer and most well known for her Freeze Dance voice experience. Jenny is both an Alexa Champion and a Bixby Premier Developer.Jenny discusses her career in journalism including putting "life and limb" in danger to get an exclusive interview with Hugo Chavez, the former Venezuelan President.Jenny tells the story of her transition from Journalism into voice and how a background in journalism has  helped her make compelling voice experiences.We discuss Jenny's hit voice experience, Freeze Dance. What inspired it, how it grew and how she continually improves and adds on to it to keep the experience fun and compelling.Freeze Dance is not just fun but also educational in a fun way. Jenny discusses her passion for EdTech and how inspirational it is to see kids playing and learning at the same time. As Jenny says, it's "kinda like sneaking veggies into their meals"We discuss diversity in voice, the state of it today and how Jenny works to bring diverse experiences to voice experiences.Jenny shares advice for aspiring voice developers. How to get started (just do it!) and how to think about building and designing a voice experience.Jenny reveals the secret behind her company's name, Appy Sloth!We wrap things up by talking about the current state of  voice, where it can and should go and the bright future ahead!Links from the ShowAppy Sloth - https://www.appysloth.com/Keeping in TouchJenny- Twitter - @jennymeroJenny - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennymero/Guest: Jenny  MeroAccomplished Voice Developer, Jenny Mero shares her voice experience journeyHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Oct 27 2020
35 mins
Voice Agencies, Education and Voice, and Star Trek with Daniel Mittendorf
In this episode, Roger talks with Daniel Mittendorf. Daniel is an accomplished voice developer and both an Alexa Champion and a Bixby Premier Developer. He founded Digivoice.io, a voice agency and recently joined Beyto Agency as the CTO.We discuss how Daniel got involved in voice and how he has gone from building his first voice experience (Stream Player which has been very successful) to many more including his latest which lets you book movie tickets using voice!We both agree that Star Trek had a lot to do with us working in technology and our interest in voice!We discuss Daniel creating his own voice agency, Digivoice. We also discuss the merger of Digivoice and Beyto, the what and the why.Daniel talks about creating LEVOOBA which is focused on creating educational voice experiences including a real-time multiplayer game that allows students in the same class to compete with each other. We discuss how voice can be a big unlock for education.Daniel shares his process from prototyping to actual development to building a voice experience. He shares how the release is just the start, successful experiences require constant iteration and listening to user feedback.Daniel shares what he has done to successfully market his voice experiences. Using Facebook groups has been very successful in gaining a following and getting valuable user feedback.We discuss the opportunities for Bixby and the opportunities for the voice industry as a whole both in the short term and in the 5-10 year horizon.Links from the ShowBeyto Agency - beyto.comLEVOOBA - www.levooba.comKeeping in TouchDaniel - Twitter - @DanMittendorfDaniel - LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/danmittendorfDaniel - GitHub - https://github.com/DanMittendorfBeyto Agency Twitter - @beyto_agencyLEVOOBA Twitter - @LEVOOBAGuest: Daniel MittendorfAccomplished and prolific voice developer, Daniel Mittendorf shares his thoughts on voiceHost: Roger Kibbe(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/SamsungEpisodesAll Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:bixbydev.buzzsprout.comMore about BixbySamsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopersBixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopersBixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)
Sep 28 2020
41 mins

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