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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: Cami Williams


by Janice Mandel

Cami Williams Takes Fun Seriously


5 Awesome Personal Robots with Developer Programs


by J. Medeiros

What do we want?

Awesome personal robots!

Okay, well, you can already go buy them.

Now!– Wait. Really? Oh, nice.

 


What Are Alexa Skill Blueprints and What Can You Do With Them?


by J. Medeiros

Image credit: Amazon Blueprints

“Alexa, who is the absolute worst cook in this family?”

Yes, that’s something you can now program your Amazon Echo to answer using the recently released Alexa Skill Blueprints.

Many companies have already been using Alexa Skills to create personalized AI abilities for their products, but now, the average user has the power to make Alexa say (almost) anything. From answering specific questions to creating trivia games, there’s an ever-expanding world of possibilities.


Speakers of VOICE: Dave Isbitski


by Janice Mandel

It seems like Amazon’s Chief Technical Evangelist, Dave Isbitski, is everywhere these days. First, he’s headlining at Gary V’s Voicecon in NYC. Then, our Jersey Boy is coming home to VOICE at his alma mater, the New Jersey Institute of Technology in downtown Newark July 24-26. That’s Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday so afterwards you can hit the Jersey shore with your team -- if you check out available rentals soon.


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.


Voice Assistants are Changing How Users with Disabilities Get Things Done


by J. Medeiros

Credit: Techhive


Becoming Fluent: Top Frontend Languages You Need to Know (with a Little VUI Thrown In)


by J. Medeiros

Have you ever used a cool interface and thought, “How did they do that?” or, “I wish I could do that…”?


Alexa, who will I hear from at VOICE?


by Modev Admin

VOICE is coming soon to the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). On July 24-26 downtown Newark will be humming as 1500+ professionals at the forefront of natural language processing connect and share. Hopefully, you've already registered and taken advantage of our FIRST500 discount code that gives you an all-access pass for only $100.


Modev's Summit: Our culture of remote work


by Meredith Davison

At Modev, we work tirelessly to develop communities for our clients by organizing events that are high value to attendees. Usually, when you attend one of our events, the experience is matched and flawless, but the behind the scenes component is seldomly visible - which is a good indicator of great execution. The beauty of our dynamic at Modev is that we are internally powered by community.

Downtown Newark will be humming as 1500+ professionals at the forefront of natural language processing connect and share. Get your all-access pass now.

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