Alexa, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Aids, Siri, Smart assistants, VoiceFirst, Wearables

Three Reasons to be Excited about Echo Buds (Future Ear Daily Update 9-26-19)

The bomb finally dropped yesterday: Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet and entered into the hearables arena with Echo Buds. Announced at the end of yesterday's Amazon product event, Amazon's first foray into the hearables space represents the most important development in the world of hearables, since the launch of AirPods in December, 2016. For… Continue reading Three Reasons to be Excited about Echo Buds (Future Ear Daily Update 9-26-19)

Apple, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Wearables

Guardians of Health (Future Ear Daily Update 9-23-19)

During Apple's annual hardware event last year, the Apple Watch series 4 was released and during the unveiling, Apple's COO, Jeff Williams, proclaimed that the Apple Watch was, "an intelligent guardian for your health." In Apple's press release detailing the Apple Watch Series 4, Apple stated: "Apple Watch Series 4 with watchOS 5 brings advanced… Continue reading Guardians of Health (Future Ear Daily Update 9-23-19)

Apple, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Wearables

Wearables Grow Up (Future Ear Daily Update 9-19-19)

One of my favorite podcasts, a16z, recently created a secondary, news-oriented show, "16 minutes." 16 Minutes is great because the host, Sonal Chokshi (who also hosts the a16Z podcast), brings on various in-house experts from a16Z's venture capital firm to provide insight into each week's news topics. This week, Sonal brought on general partner, Vijay… Continue reading Wearables Grow Up (Future Ear Daily Update 9-19-19)