Bixby Developers Chat

Voice Development and the Future with Allen Firstenberg - Episode 30

February 22, 2021 Allen Firstenberg Episode 30
Bixby Developers Chat
Voice Development and the Future with Allen Firstenberg - Episode 30
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Bixby Developers Chat
Voice Development and the Future with Allen Firstenberg - Episode 30
Feb 22, 2021 Episode 30
Allen Firstenberg

In this episode, Roger talks with voice development expert and thought leader Allen Firstenberg.

Allen is a developer and project manager for Objective Consulting and is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for many Google products. Allen slso co-hosts with Mark Tucker, the must listen to Two Voice Devs podcast.

Allen and Roger discuss:

  • What Objective Consulting does
  • Why companies should be building a voice presence now and how a voice presence can be a competitive advantage
  • What is a Google Developer Expert and how one becomes a GDE? And how important developer relations and "super developers" like GDE's are to technology companies
  • Allen's history of working with voice
  • The promise, the success, and the failure of Google Glass and lessons learned that are relevant today
  • Vodo Drive: Allen's creation which allows reading and writing to spreadsheets via voice and the promise it holds
  • Voice in business
  • True personalization in voice, putting the capital "A" in assistant
  • The Two Voice Devs podcast
  • Samsung's vision for voice and the promise it holds
  • Truly contextually sensitive voice assistants and the future
  • Predictions for voice in the near term and longer term
  • Allen's favorite voice experiences
  • . . . and much more


Links from the Show
Objective Consulting - spiders.com
Vodo Drive - vodo-drive.com
Two Voice Devs Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBWYqZpPY2U_wn2P72FUpBA and
https://anchor.fm/two-voice-devs

Keeping in Touch
Allen  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/allen-s-firstenberg-950130/
Allen on Twitter - twitter.com/afirstenberg

Host: Roger Kibbe
(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/Samsung

Episodes
All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:
bixbydev.buzzsprout.com

More about Bixby
Samsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.
Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/
Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopers
Bixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopers
Bixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopers
Bixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/
Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/

Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)

Show Notes

In this episode, Roger talks with voice development expert and thought leader Allen Firstenberg.

Allen is a developer and project manager for Objective Consulting and is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for many Google products. Allen slso co-hosts with Mark Tucker, the must listen to Two Voice Devs podcast.

Allen and Roger discuss:

  • What Objective Consulting does
  • Why companies should be building a voice presence now and how a voice presence can be a competitive advantage
  • What is a Google Developer Expert and how one becomes a GDE? And how important developer relations and "super developers" like GDE's are to technology companies
  • Allen's history of working with voice
  • The promise, the success, and the failure of Google Glass and lessons learned that are relevant today
  • Vodo Drive: Allen's creation which allows reading and writing to spreadsheets via voice and the promise it holds
  • Voice in business
  • True personalization in voice, putting the capital "A" in assistant
  • The Two Voice Devs podcast
  • Samsung's vision for voice and the promise it holds
  • Truly contextually sensitive voice assistants and the future
  • Predictions for voice in the near term and longer term
  • Allen's favorite voice experiences
  • . . . and much more


Links from the Show
Objective Consulting - spiders.com
Vodo Drive - vodo-drive.com
Two Voice Devs Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBWYqZpPY2U_wn2P72FUpBA and
https://anchor.fm/two-voice-devs

Keeping in Touch
Allen  on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/allen-s-firstenberg-950130/
Allen on Twitter - twitter.com/afirstenberg

Host: Roger Kibbe
(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/Samsung

Episodes
All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:
bixbydev.buzzsprout.com

More about Bixby
Samsung Bixby is a next-generation, AI platform that enables developers to build rich voice and conversational AI experiences for the Bixby Marketplace, and Bixby devices including phones, watches, televisions, smart appliances, and more.
Bixby Developers Homepage - https://bixbydevelopers.com/
Bixby Developers Github - https://github.com/bixbydevelopers
Bixby Developers YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/bixbydevelopers
Bixby Developers Twitter - twitter.com/BixbyDevelopers
Bixby Developers Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/BixbyDevelopers/
Bixby Developer News/Blogs - https://bixby.developer.samsung.com/

Support the show (https://www.bixbydevelopers.com)