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029 – Imrich Valach – Sentien Audio: All-Day Bone Conduction Hearable Device

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Imrich Valach, founder of Sentien Audio. Imrich and his team are taking a novel and creative approach to the whole premise of a hearable, with its all day, bone-conduction audio device. During this interview, Imrich and I chat about the inspiration behind starting the company,… Continue reading 029 – Imrich Valach – Sentien Audio: All-Day Bone Conduction Hearable Device

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

028 – Nikolaj Hviid – BragiOS: The Intelligent Hub Connecting a World Full of Sensors (feat. Andy Bellavia)

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Nikolaj Hviid, CEO of Bragi, and re-occurring guest, Andy Bellavia, Director of Market Development at Knowles Corp. This episode is particularly special for me, as I have admired Nikolaj from afar since he launched Bragi's flagship hearable, The Dash, back in 2014. It's probably fair… Continue reading 028 – Nikolaj Hviid – BragiOS: The Intelligent Hub Connecting a World Full of Sensors (feat. Andy Bellavia)

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022 – Priti Moudgill – Fashionable Hearables

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Priti Moudgill, Co-founder and CEO of Peripherii. Priti and her co-founder started Peripherii back in 2015, on the basis that wearable technology would continue to mature and evolve and take on many new form factors, including smart earrings. Peripherii's devices are tailored toward fashion-forward women… Continue reading 022 – Priti Moudgill – Fashionable Hearables

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020 – Andreas Stegmann – Spotify at the Crossroads

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Andreas Stegmann. I met Andy through Twitter after coming across his medium post, "Spotify at the Crossroads," and was so blown away by the quality of his piece, that I sent him a message to introduce myself and invite him on the podcast to have… Continue reading 020 – Andreas Stegmann – Spotify at the Crossroads

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016 – Carl Thomas – Hearables-as-a-Platform

The next episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Carl Thomas, Founding Director at Audiowings. Along with launching wearable company, Audiowings, Carl also founded Wearables London seven years ago, which brings industry thought leaders and executives together. As someone who has a long history working in the wearables industry, I figured Carl would be a… Continue reading 016 – Carl Thomas – Hearables-as-a-Platform

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015 – Brielle Nickoloff – Toolsets for Voice Creators

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Brielle Nickoloff, Product Marketing Lead at Witlingo. Witlingo is at the forefront of creating production tools for voice creators, making it much easier to produce and distribute voice experiences onto voice assistant-enabled devices. For example, I publish a 3 minute audio clip Monday-Friday through Witlingo's portal,… Continue reading 015 – Brielle Nickoloff – Toolsets for Voice Creators

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014 – Brett Bivens – Spotify’s Pursuit of the “Audio Day” Opportunity

Today's episode of the Future Ear podcast features Brett Bivens, Venture Capitalist at the firm TechNexus. I recently discovered Brett and his writing through Twitter and was really impressed with the piece he wrote on Spotify and what Brett defined as, "Business Model Leverage." Since the burgeoning audio-internet has been something I've been writing about… Continue reading 014 – Brett Bivens – Spotify’s Pursuit of the “Audio Day” Opportunity

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007 – Hunter McKinley – Apps for an AirPods-Oriented World

Today's podcast features guest Hunter McKinley, CMO of YAC (Yelling Across Cubicles). This episode explores the future that YAC is helping to build, which is geared around two major developing trends: remote work and the rise of AirPods. Our conversation begins with Hunter describing a handful of the tools that YAC has built, starting with… Continue reading 007 – Hunter McKinley – Apps for an AirPods-Oriented World

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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)

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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)