Manchester Digital presents Demo Night: Voice-activated Devices

Time: 18.00-21.00

Venue: Neo Building, Charlotte Street, Manchester, M1 4ET

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Gartner predicts that by 2018, thirty percent of our interactions with technology will be through conversations with smart machines. The digital voice-activated devices market is expected to double itself every year by 2020.

There is currently some excellent work taking place across Greater Manchester to develop voice-enabled apps & services and this quarter’s Demo Night will be showcasing some of it. From concept to launch hear how companies developed their products and enjoy some live demonstrations and the opportunity to play with some tech.
Speakers and demos so far include:
The future of voice-activated devices and how they’re likely to impact search marketing
Radek Kowalski, associate director - Solutions and Web Migration Architect iProspect 
Adrian Cutler, global director for Microsoft Search 
A few things I've learned whilst designing for voice
Barry Briggs - senior UX architect, BBC
Emma Young, senior software engineer, BBC
Voice design - the neglected part of voice tech
Pat Cavanagh -  software engineer, Apadmi
Making an Alexa skill from scratch
David Sellars, Head of Innovation, Bright HR
Further information and registration is available on the Manchester Digital website.