Voice

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Inside VOICE Podcast, Voice Assistant, Build

6 Best Practices for Building Better Voice Assistants

Many voice assistants are far from perfect. Some fail to carry out basic requests, others struggle to handle spontaneous conversation, and most seem detached from the friendly brands they’re meant to represent.

The truth is, it’s tough to transform a purely functional bot into a smooth and delightful voice experience that your brand can be proud of. There are just so many angles to consider to get it right—from choosing the right tone to composing the least frustrating error responses.

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Voice Assistant, Google Actions,

8 Google Actions to Use While You're Stuck at Home


After our post on the top 6 Alexa skills to keep you sane and productive at home, it's only right we do one for all the Googlers out there, too.

If you have a voice device with Google Assistant, here are a few useful actions you can enable to make your days at home feel a little less like house arrest.

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Voice Assistant, HealthTech, Alexa Skills

This is How People are Using Voice Assistants During Coronavirus

From helping to detect positive cases of infection to simply managing people's routines at home, voice assistants are busier than ever.

Most notably, in China they're even joining health workers on the front lines to help detect and guide those with COVID-19. Although they're also proving mighty helpful simply sitting at home, playing music and setting reminders for those not used to spending so long indoors.

Here's a quick look at what voice assistants are up to lately.

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Voice Games, Voice Assistant, Create

6 Voice-Controlled Games That Prove Voice Belongs in Gaming

(Psst! If you're reading this before March 31st, use the code VOICEBLOG10 to get 10% off your ticket.)

Voice is storming the gaming industry—and the results are actually pretty fun. From bingo and board games to full-on adventure stories, voice assistants are replacing cards and tangled cords to make gaming much more accessible.

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Voice Assistant, Wearables,

Meet the New Amazon Alexa Wearables

Alexa has left the building—and entered your earbuds, glasses, and rings. 

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Voice Games, Voice Assistant, Smart Devices

Smart Speakers are Giving Virginia Lottery A New Voice

Image credit: COLAB

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Voice Assistant, Security, Data Privacy

"Alexa, what’s my bank balance?" - The Concern of Privacy in Voice

If you had told people just a few years ago that you were going to place an always-on microphone in their home, they’d have balked, and then refused. 

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Voice Games, Voice Assistant, Alexa Skills

Matchbox.io Uses Voice-First Games as A Natural Way of Learning

Credit: matchbox.io

Alexa and gaming have been rubbing shoulders since day one. From guiding children through LEGO adventures to multi-player trivia games for bored drivers, Voice has proven to be the new frontier of gaming.

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Chatbot, Voice Assistant,

BroadwAI bot: The Intelligent Ticketing Agent

In the mood to go to the theater? Time to check BroadwAI. Yes, we spelled that right.

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