Alexa, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Longevity Economy, Siri, VoiceFirst

011 – Nick White – OrbitaASSIST & Voice Applications for Healthcare

Today's podcast features Nick White, Executive Vice President of Patient Care Solutions at Orbita. As one of the pioneers of transfusing voice technology into a variety of medical settings, Orbita is at the forefront of how voice can be used to help improve the patient experience and allow for medical professionals to work more intelligently.… Continue reading 011 – Nick White – OrbitaASSIST & Voice Applications for Healthcare

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

008 – Scot & Susan Westwater – Pragmatic Voice Strategies

Today's podcast episode features Scot and Susan Westwater of Pragmatic Digital. Scot and Susan started their two-person digital consultancy at the end of 2017, combining their extensive experience wearing different hats within digital marketing firms and agencies. The motivation behind starting Pragmatic Digital was the realization that voice technology was following a similar trajectory of… Continue reading 008 – Scot & Susan Westwater – Pragmatic Voice Strategies

Alexa, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Guest Appearances, Hearables, Podcasts, Siri, Voicebot, VoiceFirst

Guest Appearance – Voicebot Podcast with Andy Bellavia and Bret Kinsella: Hearables + Voice

Last week, I joined Bret Kinsella and Andy Bellavia on the Voicebot podcast to talk about hearables and why they're suddenly emerging as such an important facet of voice technology. Our conversation touched on everything from how companies are improving battery life to facilitate longer usage, to which companies are best poised to succeed in… Continue reading Guest Appearance – Voicebot Podcast with Andy Bellavia and Bret Kinsella: Hearables + Voice

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)

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)

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Google Assistant Wearables (Future Ear Daily Update 11-1-19)

Well, it's official. Google bought Fitbit this morning for $2.1 billion dollars after submitting an offer on Monday. Rick Osterloh, SVP of Devices & Services at Google, issued a blog post announcing the acquisition and kicked off it off with this (emphasis mine): Today, we’re announcing that Google has entered into a definitive agreement to… Continue reading Google Assistant Wearables (Future Ear Daily Update 11-1-19)

Alexa, Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Siri, Uncategorized, VoiceFirst

Upcoming Webinar On AudiologyOnline (Future Ear Daily Update 10-30-19)

This Friday, I will be presenting a 60 minute webinar titled, "The Technological Evolution of Today's Hearing Aids," on the continuing education site, AudiologyOnline. While it's a presentation intended for hearing care professionals, it's free to sign up for and can be attended by anyone. This presentation will ultimately be a culmination of everything I've… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar On AudiologyOnline (Future Ear Daily Update 10-30-19)

Alexa, Apple, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Siri, VoiceFirst

AirPods Pro & Google + Fitbit (Future Ear Daily Update 10-28-19)

This morning, as I was writing today's update around Alexa Bill Pay, news broke about Apple releasing a new pair of AirPods - AirPods Pro - and that Google is in talks to buy Fitbit. So, I'm pivoting here and will publish the Alexa Bill Pay update tomorrow, as I feel I need to cover… Continue reading AirPods Pro & Google + Fitbit (Future Ear Daily Update 10-28-19)

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Guest Appearance: #AllThingsAuD (Future Ear Daily Update 10-25-19)

Yesterday, I joined Dr. Natalie Phillips and Dr. Hannah Galloway for their weekly Facebook Live show, All Things AuD. The show is designed to share all kinds of information that is relevant to audiologists and hearing care patients. Each week they bring on a guest and they asked me to come on and speak about… Continue reading Guest Appearance: #AllThingsAuD (Future Ear Daily Update 10-25-19)