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Ben Teese

Sr. Software Engineer

Shine Solutions

Australia

Ben Teese is a senior developer and consultant for Shine Solutions in Melbourne, Australia. He was a Java developer for 10 years before moving on to Ruby and now full-time JavaScript. He loves to help his clients build great software, and is always looking for new ways to improve the user experience.

Talks at YOW!

Getting started with Smart Speakers and Voice Interfaces - yow-connected-2017

Conversational voice interfaces have the potential to be the most significant new user interaction mechanism since the rise of mobile touch devices. Prominent examples of these interfaces in action are smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo.

In this talk we’ll explore and compare how you develop for each of these voice platforms. We'll start by looking at how to build an application for Google Home followed by the Amazon Echo. Finally, we'll sum up with some thoughts on the future of conversational voice interfaces and smart speakers, especially as more players enter the market.

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