This exciting new partnership and series were announced today by Danny Bernstein, Managing Director, Global Product Partnerships at Google and Pete Erickson, Founder and CEO of Modev.
VOICE Talks Presented by Google Assistant is a monthly livestream series featuring the world’s foremost leaders in voice technology. Each 90-minute episode will take viewers behind-the-scenes to see how voice technology is developed, how its applications span a myriad of sectors including education, health & wellness, media, finance, and more. Viewers will discover the latest ways that voice innovations are playing a role in their everyday lives now and into the future. In addition, viewers will be able to engage with the host and the featured guests through polls, Q&A sessions and other interactive methods.
“Technology is helping people stay more connected than ever during COVID-19 and advancements are happening at a rapid rate to meet those needs,” said Erickson. “We’re excited to produce this new high-quality live series with a market leader like Google Assistant and bring it to the voice-tech industry and those who want to learn more about voice-tech.”
“Voice technology is fundamentally changing the way we interact with our devices every day to help us get things done, whether we’re at home, on the road or on our phones,” said Danny Bernstein, Managing Director, Global Product Partnerships for Google Assistant. “With this new livestream series, we hope to reach a broader audience to highlight our efforts to advance speech technology with our community of developers and device makers.”
Google Assistant, which first made its debut May 2016, is an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant developed by Google available across mobile and smart home devices, as well as cars. Users can have a natural conversation with Google Assistant to get things done, like play music, turn on the lights or start a favorite TV show. In 2020, Google Assistant is already available on more than 1 billion devices in more than 90 countries, and used by more than 500 million users monthly.
Modev Productions was created to meet the increasing demand for dynamic and well-produced digital content. Erickson created a team of leaders in their respective fields in order to bring the highest-quality production expertise, creative minds and operational skill to long-form and short-form content that complements the incredible existing team of experts in all facets of live event production.