Alexa, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Podcasts, Siri, VoiceFirst

Podcast: Bradley Metrock – Project Voice (Future Ear Daily Update 12-5-19)

Today's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing and the head of the VoiceFirst Event circuit. In January, Bradley and his team will be holding the capstone of their conference circuit, Project Voice, where more than 3,000 voice enthusiasts from 20 different countries will gather in Chattanooga, TN to… Continue reading Podcast: Bradley Metrock – Project Voice (Future Ear Daily Update 12-5-19)

Alexa, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Podcasts, Siri, VoiceFirst

Podcast: Andy Bellavia – VoiceFirst Hearables Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 12-3-19)

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio Podcast features Andy Bellavia of Knowles Corporation. This is the second half of our hearables discussion, and while part one was largely centered around how the stage has been set for the next decade with hearables, part two explores what types of use cases might emerge now that… Continue reading Podcast: Andy Bellavia – VoiceFirst Hearables Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 12-3-19)

Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, VoiceFirst

Podcast: Andy Bellavia – Hearables Ubiquity (Future Ear Daily Update 11-26-19)

For the next two episodes of the Future Ear podcast, I've brought Andy Bellavia of Knowles Corp on the show to have a nice long discussion about the state of hearables and where things are headed as we enter into the 2020's. This is a two-part episode, with the first episode being released today covering… Continue reading Podcast: Andy Bellavia – Hearables Ubiquity (Future Ear Daily Update 11-26-19)

Alexa, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

Podcast: Katherine Prescott – Multimodal Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 11-21-19)

Last post, I announced the launch of the Future Ear podcast, with the first episode featuring Katherine Prescott, founder and editor of Voicebrew. During our initial discussion, we spoke about the booming smart display market and how these multimodal smart speakers are setting the stage for a whole new host of use cases for our… Continue reading Podcast: Katherine Prescott – Multimodal Use Cases (Future Ear Daily Update 11-21-19)

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Podcast: Katherine Prescott – The Multimodal Growth Story (Future Ear Daily Update 11-20-19)

I'm very excited to announce the *official* launch of the Future Ear Radio podcast. I have been playing around with podcasting for a week now and published a few trial episodes, but now that I've gotten my bearings, I'm ready to officially take on podcasting. The Future Ear Radio podcast will be 15-20 minute discussions… Continue reading Podcast: Katherine Prescott – The Multimodal Growth Story (Future Ear Daily Update 11-20-19)

Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Guest Appearances, Hearables, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

Guest Appearance: Inside VOICE Podcast (Future Ear Daily Update 11-18-19)

I recently spoke with Keri Roberts, the host of the Voice Summit's podcast, Inside Voice, about the burgeoning, "Aural Attention Economy." I first began writing about this new facet of the, "Attention Economy," back in February when I wrote a two-part piece for Voicebot titled, "The Cambrian Explosion of Audio Content." Since that piece, it's… Continue reading Guest Appearance: Inside VOICE Podcast (Future Ear Daily Update 11-18-19)

Apple, Biometrics, Hearables, Longevity Economy

The Apple Heart Study (Future Ear Daily Update 11-14-19)

https://anchor.fm/futureear Future Ear Radio now available on Spotify & Anchor Yesterday, Chrissy Farr wrote a piece on the recently published paper in the New England Journal of Medicine about the results of Apple's Heart Study. Apple collaborated with Stanford Medicine to conduct a broad study of Apple Watch users to try and identify atrial fibrillation… Continue reading The Apple Heart Study (Future Ear Daily Update 11-14-19)

Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare

SonicCloud’s New Capability: Mobile Streaming (Future Ear Daily Update 11-13-19)

Last week, I wrote an update about the company SonicCloud and how I became familiar with the company and its mission through executive, Larry Guterman. As I mentioned in my previous update, SonicCloud builds software solutions designed for any type of headphone or Bluetooth audio device, tailored to folks with hearing loss. These solutions cater… Continue reading SonicCloud’s New Capability: Mobile Streaming (Future Ear Daily Update 11-13-19)

Daily Updates, Essays, Future Ear Radio

Future Ear Turns Two (Future Ear Daily Update 11-12-19)

Happy (belated) birthday, Future Ear! What began as a site for long-form essays, has since morphed into a home for my daily update. To commemorate two years, here are five takeaways from what I've learned about blogging across the first 150 posts. Just Start When I started this blog, I thought I only had a… Continue reading Future Ear Turns Two (Future Ear Daily Update 11-12-19)

Alexa, Daily Updates, Essays, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, VoiceFirst

Alexa + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 11-8-19)

One of the core themes of Future Ear has revolved around the idea of an impending marriage between voice assistants and hearing aids (and all hearables). This marriage of the two technologies became feasible five years ago with the introduction of Bluetooth hearing aids, enabling the ability to wirelessly tether one's ears to the internet.… Continue reading Alexa + Hearing Aids (Future Ear Daily Update 11-8-19)