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Modev Update on COVID-19 Corona Virus


by Pete Erickson

Modev is continuing to monitor all news and guidance related to the Novel Coronavirus, officially named COVID-19. We're following all recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO)—and recommend everyone to do the same.


LG Made An Airport Guide Robot and It's Going Places (Literally)


by Jenny Medeiros

Ever been lost at an airport?


VOICE Summit Announces Dynamic Slate of Speakers and Keynotes from Amazon, LEGO and Yext


by Anita Santa-Coloma

Newark, NJ—May 23, 2018—VOICE Summit, the nation’s largest multi-day voice-first conference, today announced a slate of more than 150 industry speakers. The event will feature voice-first experts David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist Alexa and Echo at Amazon, Howard Lerman, Founder and CEO of Yext and Chiori Hori, Principal Research Scientist, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories.


Smart Devices: Let’s Get Real About Security


by Jenny Medeiros

Did you ever hear about that prankster who sent ominous messages to their neighbor’s wireless printer?


What Google, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Doing to Create The Most Conversational AI


by Jenny Medeiros

Google caused quite the stir in the AI community at the I/O Developer Conference when they unveiled Google Duplex. Some call it “an exciting step for Artificial Intelligence”, while others consider it a “terrifying piece of technology”.


From Storytelling to Settling Arguments: Voice Technology for Kids


by Jenny Medeiros

Parenting in the future is looking a lot less stressful.


Heads Up: Your Future Best Friend May Be A Bot


by Jenny Medeiros

 If you’re one of those people who bump into inanimate objects and instinctively apologize to them, you’re probably the type to say “please”, “thank you”, and “sorry” to your virtual assistant too.


Speakers of VOICE: Cami Williams


by Janice Mandel

Cami Williams Takes Fun Seriously


How Voice-First Technology Can Drastically Change Aging


by Jenny Medeiros

 


How Major Publishers are Adapting to the Voice Movement


by Jenny Medeiros

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