The Voicebot Podcast

The Voicebot Podcast is about the intersection of voice and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. It is a weekly look at trends, founders and newsmakers and supplements the daily research, analysis and news found at

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 57m. Bisher sind 97 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 97: Amir Hirsh CEO of Audioburst Discusses Audio Content Search and Discovery

Amir Hirsh is founder and CEO of Audioburst. He founded the company in 2014 after a long career in cybersecurity with the idea of transcribing and indexing all audio content to make search and discovery as easy for audio as it is for text....



episode 96: Four Developers React to Google IO 2019 Announcements

The annual Google I/O developer conference had a lot of focus on Google Assistant as expected, but the company's direction is clearly shifting. In this week's Voicebot Podcast, four Google Action developers offer their initial reactions to the Google...



episode 95: Dave Isbitski Amazon Chief Evangelist for Alexa Talks Voice Adoption

Dave Isbitski became Amazon's first chief evangelist for Alexa in 2014. That’s five years, but in smart speaker time, it’s an eternity. Dave started out hosting office hours in Alexa Slack, going to Meetups and more recently is most commonly...



episode 94: Ron Croen, Founding CEO of Nuance and Partner at You and Mr. Jones Brandtech Ventures

Ron Croen was the founding CEO of Nuance who worked with three researchers at SRI to launch the company in 1994. Nuance went public in 2000 and merged with Scansoft a few years later. Today Nuance's market cap is just under $5 billion and for about a...



episode 93: Voice in the Car Part 2 with John Foster of Aiqudo, Rachel Battish of Audioburst, and Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media

Voice interaction is becoming a common feature in cars but it is about more than just controlling temperature settings and navigation. Three innovators join Voicebot Podcast this week to share how they expect voice interaction in the car to evolve....


 2019-04-20  1h2m

episode 92: Voice Assistants in the Car with Amazon Alexa, Nuance Automotive, and Harman

Voice assistants in the car pre-date Siri on iPhone by a decade and smart speakers in the home by even longer. The use cases bring obvious benefits because voice allows drivers to execute key activities in the car while keeping their eyes on the road...


 2019-04-13  59m

episode 91: Smart Speaker Adoption Data for Australia with Matt Ware and Lachlan Pottenger of First and Ava Mutchler

Matt Ware and Lachlan Pottenger of FIRST Digital in Australia join Ava Mutchler and Bret Kinsella to discuss the results of the 2019 Australia Smart Speaker Consumer Adoption Report. The adoption rate is fast, Google Home dominates, and smart speaker...


 2019-04-08  1h8m

episode 90: Steven Arkonovich Creator of Big Sky on Alexa

Steven Arkonovich is a professor of philosophy at Reed College by day and a leading Alexa skill developer by night. He began developing Alexa skills in 2015 before the ASK SDK was released and is best known for having the top-rated Alexa skill...


 2019-04-01  1h0m

episode 89: Tom Livne CEO of Verbit Talks Voice and Transcription

Tom Livne is the CEO and co-founder of The company provides an AI-driven transcription service for the legal and academic markets that guarantees 99.9% accuracy through a combination of speech-to-text automated speech recognition and human...


 2019-03-25  52m

episode 88: US Smart Speaker Adoption Trends with Jeff McMahon, Jason Fields and Ava Mutchler

This episode is all about US smart speaker adoption data and trends and what it tells us about the future of voice assistant use worldwide. Jeff McMahon (CEO Voicify), Jason Fields (Chief Strategy Officer Voicify), and Ava Mutchler (Voicebot) join...


 2019-03-17  1h5m