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Speechly with Otto Söderlund - Episode 35

June 08, 2021 Viv Labs/Samsung Episode 35
Bixby Developers Chat
Speechly with Otto Söderlund - Episode 35
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Bixby Developers Chat
Speechly with Otto Söderlund - Episode 35
Jun 08, 2021 Episode 35
Viv Labs/Samsung

In this episode, Roger talks with Otto Söderlund. Otto is the CEO and co-founder of Speechly. Speechly is voice enabling mobile apps, the web, and more with its speech tools and framework.

Otto and Roger discuss:

  • Our shared early computing experiences
  • Otto's career path prior to Speechly
  • Early experiences with voice
  • The founding of Speechly
  • What Speechly does and why it is different
  • Speechly's tech which combines ASR and NLU to provide not only performance gains but also better understanding. Why combining these provides an advantage
  • The responsibility of technologists and AI to free us from needing to learn the tech and to humanize our technology
  • Speechly and eCommerce
  • Multimodality
  • The opportunities for voice in B2B/Business
  • The huge workforce that benefits from tech but also benefits from tech getting out of the way and how voice is an enabler.
  • Why the "Angry Birds" of voice is likely a business application
  • The opportunities for voice
  • Otto's favorite voice experience
  • Otto's short terms and long term prediction. Why the voice industry will go away and that's a good thing

Links from the Show
Speechly - www.speechly.com
Speechly demo of using voice for eCommerce search - fashion.speechly.com
Getting started with Speechly - www.speechly.com/get-started

Keeping in Touch
Otto on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/ottosoderlund
Otto on Twitter -@OttoSoderlund
Speechly on Twitter - @SpeechlyAPI

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 Otto Söderlund. Otto is the CEO and co-founder of Speechly. Speechly is voice enabling mobile apps, the web, and more with its speech tools and framework.

Otto and Roger discuss:

  • Our shared early computing experiences
  • Otto's career path prior to Speechly
  • Early experiences with voice
  • The founding of Speechly
  • What Speechly does and why it is different
  • Speechly's tech which combines ASR and NLU to provide not only performance gains but also better understanding. Why combining these provides an advantage
  • The responsibility of technologists and AI to free us from needing to learn the tech and to humanize our technology
  • Speechly and eCommerce
  • Multimodality
  • The opportunities for voice in B2B/Business
  • The huge workforce that benefits from tech but also benefits from tech getting out of the way and how voice is an enabler.
  • Why the "Angry Birds" of voice is likely a business application
  • The opportunities for voice
  • Otto's favorite voice experience
  • Otto's short terms and long term prediction. Why the voice industry will go away and that's a good thing

Links from the Show
Speechly - www.speechly.com
Speechly demo of using voice for eCommerce search - fashion.speechly.com
Getting started with Speechly - www.speechly.com/get-started

Keeping in Touch
Otto on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/ottosoderlund
Otto on Twitter -@OttoSoderlund
Speechly on Twitter - @SpeechlyAPI

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)