Bixby Developers Chat

Testing and Quality Experiences for Voice with John Kelvie

May 18, 2021 Viv Labs/Samsung Episode 34
Bixby Developers Chat
Testing and Quality Experiences for Voice with John Kelvie
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Bixby Developers Chat
Testing and Quality Experiences for Voice with John Kelvie
May 18, 2021 Episode 34
Viv Labs/Samsung

In this episode, Roger talks with John Kelvie. John is the founder and CEO of Bespoken, a tool for testing and QA of voice applications.

John is a voice veteran. Prior to founding Bespoken, John was the CTO of XappMedia, an early innovator in audio advertising. 

John and Roger discuss:

  • Voice in the "old days" e.g. 2018
  • John's work with voice and XappMedia and interactive audio/advertising
  • John's founding of Bespoken
  • Running a company based in Peru
  • Bespoken's mascot, a llama and the history behind it
  • What Bespoken does and the value of QA/Testing in voice
  • Build pipelines for voice
  • Industries with deep commitments to voice.
  • The recently concluded Google Accelerator for Voice companies - Bespoken was part of the cohort
  • Voice in the car, in the TV and in the Kitchen
  • Voice in the call center/IVR and the opportunities there
  • Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance and what it means for the voice industry
  • Integrating voice into mobile apps
  • The rise of independent voice apps, why and what it means for the voice industry
  • John's passion for QA and Dev Ops
  • Career advice - look at Dev Ops!
  • Samsung and voice and the opportunities for TV and Voice
  • John's hidden gem voice experience
  • Johns short-term and long-term predictions for voice.

Links from the Show
Bespoken - bespoken.io

Keeping in Touch
John on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/john-kelvie
John on Twitter - @jpkbst
Bespoken on Twitter - @bespokenio

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

Episodes
All Bixby Developers Chat Episodes available on your favorite podcast player and at:
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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 John Kelvie. John is the founder and CEO of Bespoken, a tool for testing and QA of voice applications.

John is a voice veteran. Prior to founding Bespoken, John was the CTO of XappMedia, an early innovator in audio advertising. 

John and Roger discuss:

  • Voice in the "old days" e.g. 2018
  • John's work with voice and XappMedia and interactive audio/advertising
  • John's founding of Bespoken
  • Running a company based in Peru
  • Bespoken's mascot, a llama and the history behind it
  • What Bespoken does and the value of QA/Testing in voice
  • Build pipelines for voice
  • Industries with deep commitments to voice.
  • The recently concluded Google Accelerator for Voice companies - Bespoken was part of the cohort
  • Voice in the car, in the TV and in the Kitchen
  • Voice in the call center/IVR and the opportunities there
  • Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance and what it means for the voice industry
  • Integrating voice into mobile apps
  • The rise of independent voice apps, why and what it means for the voice industry
  • John's passion for QA and Dev Ops
  • Career advice - look at Dev Ops!
  • Samsung and voice and the opportunities for TV and Voice
  • John's hidden gem voice experience
  • Johns short-term and long-term predictions for voice.

Links from the Show
Bespoken - bespoken.io

Keeping in Touch
John on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/john-kelvie
John on Twitter - @jpkbst
Bespoken on Twitter - @bespokenio

Host: Roger Kibbe
(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for 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)