April 2020

Why Google Assistant Is Leading The Voice Assistant Race

2020-04-02T14:06:43+02:00April 2nd, 2020|

Many companies that are just diving deeper into the topic of voice including the Internet of Voice, voice assistants, voice bots and so on ask themselves which platform they should get started on. Ideally, you should be represented on all major platforms, however, if you have to choose, we currently recommend to invest in the [...]

February 2020

The Internet of Voice Is Coming (Part 2) – Why You Need To Act Now

2020-02-20T08:09:46+01:00February 20th, 2020|

Picking up from where we left off with part one of the Internet of Voice, here is what will shape the success of your company during this new era of voice.      From 10 to 3-4: Recommended providers replace Google’s page 1   In the sector of voice search, new competition arises: while there [...]

The Internet of Voice Is Coming (Part 1) – Is Your Company Ready?

2020-03-04T10:05:49+01:00February 12th, 2020|

“Alexa, which trains are going from Vienna Central Station to Linz Central Station tomorrow morning?”   “Tomorrow, the train Westbahn WB 906 is departing from Vienna Central Station at 8:42 – arrival at Linz Central Station is at 9:56. Or the train Railjet RJX 262 at 8:30 from Vienna Central Station – arrival at Linz [...]

December 2019

July 2019

3 Brands That Successfully Use Voice Technology

2019-07-31T15:26:43+02:00July 31st, 2019|

Guest post by Natasha Lane.     As voice assistants continue to proliferate in homes and offices, and people get increasingly comfortable with them, voice technology is opening the doors to a new era of business. Whether it’s for marketing, sales, or customer service, the technology presents an improvement to the customer journey [...]

September 2018

How to Optimize for Voice Search?

2018-09-25T18:37:20+02:00September 25th, 2018|

Guest post by Raul Harman, Consultant and Editor in Chief at Technivorz      The popularity of voice search is growing at an astonishing rate. Research shows that one-fifth of all Google queries were voice searches. Moreover, the voice recognition industry is expected to reach $601 million by 2019.     Voice is gaining popularity for numerous reasons. [...]

April 2018

Search Through Voice – Usage, Effectiveness & Challenges

2019-12-02T15:19:31+01:00April 10th, 2018|

The use of voice searches has recorded increasing popularity over the recent years. Virtual assistants such as Cortana, Siri, Viv, Amazon Alexa and Google Search/Now have also emerged to facilitate voice searches.  Such virtual assistants enable users to input search query upon request rather than having them type it themselves. The most commonly used devices [...]

January 2018

A Short History of Voice Assistants with Alexa

2019-11-19T15:35:32+01:00January 12th, 2018|

Trying to trace the evolution of voice assistants as a single unit can be difficult. Especially, as every voice assistant comes with its smart speaker devices.   In 1960s, IBM introduced the first voice assistant with the Shoebox device.  This formed the foundation of the modern voice assistant era which involves voice design and activation as [...]