The Voicebot Podcast
Voicebot is the leading publication and podcast focused exclusively on the intersection of the two most important technology trends today: voice and artificial intelligence (AI). The weekly podcast focuses on interviewing founders, developers and other leaders charting the future of voice and AI. Voicebot.ai provides a daily dose of research, analysis, and news to fill the gap between episodes.
US Smart Speaker Adoption Trends with Jeff McMahon, Jason Fields and Ava Mutchler
This episode is all about US smart speaker adoption data and trends and what it tells us about the future of voice assistant use worldwide. Jeff McMahon (CEO Voicify), Jason Fields (Chief Strategy Officer Voicify), and Ava Mutchler (Voicebot) join host Bret Kinsella discussing data from the recent 2019 U.S. Smart Speaker Consumer Adoption Report. Topics include the smart speaker rate of adoption, killer app use cases, device market share, changes from 2018, and voice app discovery challenges and solutions.
Mark Lippett CEO of XMOS on the Chips that Make Voice Assistants Work
Mark Lippett joined XMOS in 2006 as VP of Engineering and was later promoted to CEO about three years ago. XMOS is a fabless semiconductor company with an emphasis on products for far-field voice recognition. Its products are used in devices ranging from smart speakers Orange Djingo and Deutsche Telekom Magenta to the Freebox Delta streaming media player. Mark earned an MBA from Henley Management College and a Masters in Engineering for Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Surrey.
Vijay Balasubramaniyan CEO of Pindrop Security
Vijay Balasubramaniyan is the CEO that co-founded Pindrop Security. The company uses voice biometrics to detect phone-based fraud and notably raised $90 million in funding in December 2018 to expand into Europe and start securing smart speakers and other voice-activated devices. Prior to founding Pindrop, Vijay was a software engineer at IBM, Google, Siemens, and Intel. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Tech and engineering and computer science degrees from R.V. College of Engineering.
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