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067 – Future of Hearing Health – Device Innovation (Panel Discussion)

This week on the Future Ear Radio podcast I'm publishing a panel discussion that I moderated in March for the Future of Hearing Health Virtual Conference, which was hosted by Hearing Health & Technology Matters. The panelists for this discussion, going clock-wise in the picture are Brent Edwards, PhD (Director of The National Acoustics Lab),… Continue reading 067 – Future of Hearing Health – Device Innovation (Panel Discussion)

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061 – Anna Rosen – Voiceflow 2.0 & The Democratization of Voice App Creation

This week on the Future Ear Radio podcast, I'm joined by Anna Rosen, Enterprise Solutions Engineer at Voiceflow. Earlier this week, Voiceflow debuted a big new update to its conversational AI design and prototyping platform, called V2. So, in order to fully breakdown the big update, I had Anna on to share with the listeners… Continue reading 061 – Anna Rosen – Voiceflow 2.0 & The Democratization of Voice App Creation

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060 – Luke Pearce & Andy Bellavia – Hearables’ Massive Growth in 2020 & What’s on the Hearables Horizon

This week on the Future Ear Radio podcast, I'm joined by Futuresource analyst, Luke Pearce, and my good buddy Andy Bellavia, Director of Market Development at Knowles Corp. For this conversation, the three of us discuss Futuresource's recent Hearables Market Report 2020, which examines the market trends and data from 2020. I've been anxiously waiting… Continue reading 060 – Luke Pearce & Andy Bellavia – Hearables’ Massive Growth in 2020 & What’s on the Hearables Horizon

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056 – Ron Jaworski – Making the Internet More Audible

Hello and welcome back to Future Ear and the launch of Season Two of the Future Ear Radio podcast! When I started Future Ear in 2017, my goal was to, "connect the trends converging around the ear." Since then, I've been fortunate to meet many of the top experts working in many of the industries… Continue reading 056 – Ron Jaworski – Making the Internet More Audible

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050 – Bret Kinsella – The State of Voice Tech & What Comes Next

Today marks the 50th episode of the podcast, so I want to lead off by saying THANK YOU to all the folks who have tuned in along the way and supported the podcast and blog in one way or another. All the feedback and support I receive serves as motivation to keep chugging along. I… Continue reading 050 – Bret Kinsella – The State of Voice Tech & What Comes Next

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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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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”

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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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026 – Ian Freed – 5 Reasons Why Bamboo Learning Fascinates Me

Hello and welcome back to Future Ear. The last time I sat down to mix an episode and write one of these posts was back at the beginning of March, right as it was becoming apparent that our world was on the brink of dramatic change due to COVID-19. Since that time, I paused the… Continue reading 026 – Ian Freed – 5 Reasons Why Bamboo Learning Fascinates Me