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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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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

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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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038 – Bruce Rasa – AgVoice: Voice Tech on the Farm

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Bruce Rasa, CEO & Co-Founder of AgVoice. Bruce's background of growing up on farm in Missouri, mixed with his passion for computers, culminated in the founding of AgVoice, where he's aiming to fuse the world of agriculture with cutting-edge technology. As you'll hear throughout our discussion,… Continue reading 038 – Bruce Rasa – AgVoice: Voice Tech on the Farm

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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”

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032 – Wearables as Early Detection Health Systems (Panel)

This week's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features a panel discussion between Andy Bellavia (Knowles Corp), Ryan Kraudel (Valencell), Chris Economos (PhysIQ), and myself. Our conversation this week revolved around the feasibility of using wearables and a variety of sensors to build early detection systems for individual data health sets. The ensemble of guests… Continue reading 032 – Wearables as Early Detection Health Systems (Panel)

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031 – Kyle Acker – The Appreciating Value of Today’s Hearing Aids

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Kyle Acker, Executive Vice President at RiseENT. Prior to helping launch RiseENT (a division of AudConnex), Kyle worked at American hearing aid manufacturer, Starkey Hearing Technologies, for more than 10 years. He's spent time as a clinician, a sales trainer, a sales director, and knows the… Continue reading 031 – Kyle Acker – The Appreciating Value of Today’s Hearing Aids

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030 – Jeff Adams – Building Alexa and What Comes Next

Today's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Jeff Adams, founder and CEO of Cobalt Speech & Language. Jeff's been a speech technologist for 25+ years, spending time at Nuance, Yap, and Amazon. At Amazon, Jeff founded the Alexa Speech Group and led the team of speech and language scientists that built the automatic speech… Continue reading 030 – Jeff Adams – Building Alexa and What Comes Next

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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