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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.


Speakers of VOICE: Spencer Uttley


by Anita Santa-Coloma

Tax season is HARD. The superhumans behind all the magic that get you looking numerically responsible for the rest of the fiscal year can attest to this.


Speakers of VOICE:        JZ Zhang


by Anita Santa-Coloma

VOICE is right around the corner and to celebrate we took the chance to pick one of our featured speakers’ brains for a bit. And the result? Pure gold.


Why Now, Why VOICE?


by Anita Santa-Coloma

Why Now

According to a
report from Technavio , the voice recognition market will be a $601 million industry by 2019. Already, there are over one billion voice searches per month.

VoiceFirst is transforming how the world consumes information and fundamentally redefining the way we communicate. Early adopters--developers, agencies, innovators and brands--have an exciting and unprecedented opportunity to acquire real estate in this rising trend.


Who you should follow in voice technology: Part 1


by Anita Santa-Coloma

It’s no surprise that voice technology is taking the world by storm. Although it’s been around for a while now, advancements in natural language processing, voice design and machine learning are bringing this type of technology into our daily lives through better implementation. Thanks to the popularity brought by cloud-based voice service, Amazon Alexa - with its tools, APIs, reference solutions, and documentation, it makes it easy for anyone to build voice-enabled solutions.