April 9-11, 2018 | Renaissance Washington DC Hotel

Registration

Focus Areas

Voice in Internet of Things

Monday, April 9, 2018

B102 - Beyond Ambient Voice

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Leor Grebler, Co-founder & CEO, Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation

Far-field devices that support conversational voices are providing information and commerce to the home. With hundreds of electronic devices on the market, where are the next opportunities for companies to add voice interaction to their products? What are the different information sources that can be used to enhance the interaction and the intelligence of assistants? What will interaction with our homes and environments look like in 3 years? How can today’s developers start planning for this?

B103 - Natural Language Voice Controls for IoT Products

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Michael Liguori, CEO, Vognition, Inc.

We address these critical questions for user control of Internet of Things (IoT) products: Why consider natural language voice user interfaces for IoT products? Are voice assistants appropriate for IoT products? How do you identify and gather appropriate contextual information required for a useful user experience. How is contextual information integrated into the user interface? What are the high-level components of the voice control technology stack? How can multiple voice assistants and portals interact with your IoT product?

B104 - Power Users of Voice—Voice in the Home

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Crispin Reedy, Director, User Experience, Versay Solutions

This presentation takes a look at the people who are experimenting with the cutting edge of voice technology, assistants, and home automation. This includes people who have more than one home assistant, people who regularly install skills or try many different things with their devices, and people who have extensive home automation setups. Who are they? What is their experience so far with voice technology? What are they doing that is interesting and unusual with their devices? What would they like to change? Come find out!





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