Month: July 2019

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Replica Studios Creating Voice Replicas for Art

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken This is the SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing, and we’re back again talking about a company that is developing some technology that allows you to synthesize or replicate voices and fittingly enough, they’re called replica studios, I believe they’re based in Australia. And so they have their…
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An Optimistic View of Deep Fakes. The Technology Isn’t Evil

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken back for another SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing. And today we’re back talking about an article that was recently released from TechCrunch. And it was kind of a contrarian view called an optimistic view of deep fakes. And so many of you will be well aware that…
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Alexa Skill Connections

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken back again for another SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing, and we’re talking today about the recent release of the skill connections for Amazon Alexa. And so skill connections, they announced this at an event recently. And now developers are able to take advantage of some features where…
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SVG to Alexa Vector Graphics Plugin

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken back for another SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing. And today we’re talking about the two things. So the Alexa vector graphics format, which is a subset of the scalable vector graphic format, which is a format to describe the way that images look. And designers are pretty…
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Real-Time Voice Cloning

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken This is the SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing back again to talk about one of the projects that we see out there in the open source community in GitHub, which is a repository or store for technology that’s been released to the public by developers that just…
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Amazon Releases Alexa Presentation Language 1.1 in Beta

Alright, hey guys Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken back for another SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing talking today about the recent Amazon release of Alexa Presentation Language 1.1 in beta. So that is a rev of their their beta launch from 2018, October 2018 of the APL 1.0 and it offers some interesting improvements and…
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Samsung Bixby Marketplace is Live

Alright, hey, hey guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken back for another SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing. Today we’re talking about Samsung’s recent announcement that the big speed marketplace is now officially open in the US and Korea. So they have officially launched the Bixby marketplace, it is available on devices that have the version…
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Consumer Reports Bringing Smart Speakers to the Late Majority

Alright guys, Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken This is the SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing, and we’re back again talking about a interesting kind of a trailing indicator in the Consumer Reports recent release of a 21, smart speaker superpowers post. So they’re talking about getting more from your Echo your Google Home, your Apple…
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Echo Show 5 Unboxed

Hey guys, good morning. This is Mark Phillips with SimpliSpoken This is the SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing. Welcome back, as we’re talking today about unboxing, the new Echo Show 5. And so this is the new, multimodal smart speaker device that Amazon has released recently. And we received it on the launch day,…
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Stanford Developing Privacy Minded Alternative to Alexa

Alright, hey guys, Mark Phillips here with SimpliSpoken. This is the SimpliSpoken on Voice Daily Flash Briefing, we’re back again to talk just a little bit about an announcement we saw recently, which is the announcement from the Stanford folks and the Stanford folks have announced their privacy minded alternative to Alex and Siri. So…
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