S1 Episode 3: The Future of Voice with James Poulter
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In Episode 3 we speak with James Poulter, the co-founder of Voice Agency Vixen Labs and answer the question “What’s the Future of … Voice?”.

In this show we covered a range of topics including:

  • Why James started podcasting back in 2007
  • Key learnings from being an early podcaster
  • How the next generation will interact with computers using voice
  • How smart speakers will drive the growth of all voice services
  • Is there a voice “killer app” yet?
  • What will Google Duplex do for voice?
  • Building empathy into voice services
  • The science of voice phrasing for success
  • The notion of a “brand tone of voice”
  • Predictions for voice in the next 18 months?
  • The possibility for dedicated voice departments
  • Ambient listening - what is it and what are the implications?
  • How voice is growing thanks to “screen fatigue”
  • The rise of voice + AR
  • Voice in the enterprise
  • Privacy vs utility - crossing the “privacy chasm”
  • Three things listeners can do next week to experiment with voice
  • Offer of a free Amazon Echo to the first listener to contact James @JamesPoulter with the hashtag #practicalfuturistpodcast


More about James

Twitter: @JamesPoulter
Company: vixenlabs.co
Voice 2 Community

For more on Andrew - what he speaks about and replays of recent talks, please visit ActionableFuturist.com follow @AndrewGrill on Twitter or @andrew.grill on Instagram.

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