BBC reinvents smart speaker news delivery; Noelle LaCharite to join NPR as Vice President of Digital Technology; Food Network Kitchen launches; Pay utility bills via Alexa; Congrats to the 2019 Alexa Accelerator class!; and Save-the-Date for 'Voice Personality Workshop' by WiV-Seattle.
News summary and highlights of the latest developments in the voice ecosystem for August 2019
In Part 1 of the VOICE 19 post we discussed
Prime Day huge success for Alexa-enabled devices; St. Noir by X2 Games; Journey to the Moon commemorates Apollo 11 moon landing; Alexa in Hindi; VOICE Summit 2019
Smart speaker sales in Europe; Alexa Presentation Language 1.1 release; Edison & NPR Spring 19 Smart Audio Report; Bixby Marketplace now open; Announcements; Podcasts; Save the date