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049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

This week's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Nick Hunn, CTO at WiFore and Chairman of Bluetooth's SIG Hearing Aid Working Group, and Carl Thomas, Founder of Audiowings. Our conversation today explores the first five years of hearables, the present state of the product category and its various subsets, and what the next five… Continue reading 049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

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048 – Kat Penno & Andy Bellavia – Lifestyle Enhancement Devices

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Andy Bellavia, Director of Market Development at Knowles, and Kat Penno, Founder and Principal Audiologist of The Hearing Collective. In an effort to help keep each other and the audience abreast with the fast-moving hearables industry, we've decided that the three of us will get… Continue reading 048 – Kat Penno & Andy Bellavia – Lifestyle Enhancement Devices

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047 – Dr. Kim Cavitt & Karl Strom – Where the Big Opportunities Lie for Hearing Professionals

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features two hearing care industry experts, Kim Cavitt and Karl Strom. Kim is a long time audiologist who has worked in nearly every facet of the hearing care industry and is the owner of of the consulting firm, Audiology Resources. Karl is one of the Founding… Continue reading 047 – Dr. Kim Cavitt & Karl Strom – Where the Big Opportunities Lie for Hearing Professionals

Alexa, Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

046 – Irina Fine & Ian Freed – Bamboo Learning: Building an EdTech Business on Voice Assistant Platforms

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features two of the co-founders of Bamboo Learning, Irina Fine and Ian Freed. Bamboo Learning is comprised of a set of custom voice skills and actions (apps) built for Alexa and Google Assistant that are designed to educate children on a variety of subjects. I've had… Continue reading 046 – Irina Fine & Ian Freed – Bamboo Learning: Building an EdTech Business on Voice Assistant Platforms

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044 – Brian Roemmele – The Path to Contextual Voice Assistants

This week's episode of the Future Ear Podcast is the longest conversation I've had on the podcast to date and features one of my favorite people, Brian Roemmele. For those who are unfamiliar with Brian, he is the person who coined the term, "VoiceFirst." What I love about Brian is that while he's considered a,… Continue reading 044 – Brian Roemmele – The Path to Contextual Voice Assistants

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043 – Dr. Cliff Olson & Andy Bellavia – A Seminal Moment in Hearing Aid Innovation

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Dr. Cliff Olson, audiologist and owner of Applied Hearing Solutions, and Andy Bellavia, director of market development at Knowles Corp. With the recent flurry of new hearing aid devices hitting the market, the three of us sat down to talk about some of the high-level… Continue reading 043 – Dr. Cliff Olson & Andy Bellavia – A Seminal Moment in Hearing Aid Innovation

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042 – Dr. Nick Reed – The Significance of Johns Hopkins’ ACHIEVE Trial

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Dr. Nick Reed, Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health. In addition to working in the field of epidemiology, Nick's also a clinically trained audiologist which led him to focus on the intersection of audiology and epidemiology. The question… Continue reading 042 – Dr. Nick Reed – The Significance of Johns Hopkins’ ACHIEVE Trial

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041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Brett Bivens, Venture Investor at TechNexus, and Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. The topic for this week's discussion is all around Apple's healthcare ambitions, specifically with regard to its Apple Health app. Ryan's background working at biometric sensor manufacturer, Valencell, combined with Brett's… Continue reading 041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

Alexa, Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

039 – Mark Tucker – Top 5 Takeaways from Alexa Live 2020

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Mark Tucker, Alexa Champion and Senior Architect, Voice Technology at Soar.com. Last week, Amazon held its virtual event, Alexa Live, to share a variety of new updates coming to the Alexa platform with developers, business leaders and device makers. I was rather busy on the… Continue reading 039 – Mark Tucker – Top 5 Takeaways from Alexa Live 2020

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037 – Carl Thomas & Andy Bellavia – “Hearables Aren’t the Thing… They’re What Give You Access to THE Thing”

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features hearables experts and returning guests, Andy Bellavia (episodes 3, 4, 28, 32, 35) and Carl Thomas (episode 16). Our discussion today builds on top of the conversation that Carl and I had in episode 16, Hearables as a Platform. During episode 16, Carl and I explored… Continue reading 037 – Carl Thomas & Andy Bellavia – “Hearables Aren’t the Thing… They’re What Give You Access to THE Thing”