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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tim Kahle. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tim Kahle, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tim Kahle. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tim Kahle, often where they are interviewed.

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Four Alexa Champions walk down memory lane with Nick Schwab, Eric Olsen, Tim Kahle and Steve Arkonovich

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We catch up with 4 Amazon Alexa Champions to discuss the then, now and future of the Alexa skills ecosystem and the voice first community.

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The Alexa Champions program is an honorary award given by Amazon in recognition of great service to the Alexa platform and ecosystem.

All four of today's guests are Alexa Champions, and they take us for a walk down memory lane and discuss:

  • what the community and the voice first ecosystem was like when they first started
  • what made them start building Alexa skills
  • the signs that signalled things were going well
  • the current state of the voice first community
  • what they wish for in future

Steve Arkonovich and Eric Olsen were two of the very first Alexa ChampionsNick Schwab followed in the next batch, then Tim Kahle.

Steve was building skills before the Alexa Skills Kit even existed! Over time, he's built up a rack of skills published under his company, Philosophical Creations. His skill, Big Sky, is one of the most used skills on the platforms and is to this day a sterling example of a great voice first and multi modal experience.

Some of Eric Olsen's first skills were Complibot and Insultibot, skills that generate random compliments and insults for users every day. Eric is the founder of 3PO Labs has always been a keen member of the voice community and is one of the most active members in the Alexa Slack channel, offering help, advice and guidance for budding skill developers.

Nick Schwab is the founder of Invoked apps and runs some of the most used skills on the Alexa platform. His suite of sleep sounds bring in around 300,000 users per day, a side hustle that famously earned him enough money to buy a Tesla.

Tim Kahle is the co-founder of 169 Labs, based out of Germany and the organiser of the All About Voice conference. Tim and co-founder, Dominik Meißner, won an Alexa hackathon in Germany in 2016, released a series of skills and founded one of the leading voice agencies in Germany off the back of it. The All About Voice conference in Munich is the leading voice first event in Europe.


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Eric on Twitter and LinkedIn

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Tim on Twitter and LinkedIn

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Feb 05 2020 · 37mins
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WW Episode 7 - A New Voice in German Tech with Tim Kahle

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Podcaster and Co-founder of Germany's All About Voice conference Tim Kahle highlights recent developments in Europe's voice interface ecosystem and elaborates on his own passion for getting the technology right.
Dec 13 2019 · 1hr 2mins

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Tim Kahle and Dominik Meissner of 169 Labs Discuss Voice Adoption in Europe - Voicebot Podcast Ep 75

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Tim Kahle and Dominik Meissner are co-founders of 169 Labs, a leading voice app development agency in Germany. They discuss Amazon Alexa skill and Google Action adoption by brands and media in Europe, the challenges of language localization, how consumers view voice assistant technology, and similarities between voice today and the mobile app stores a decade ago. The duo founded 169 Labs shortly after winning an Alexa skill hackathon in 2017 and Tim was recently named an Alexa champion. 

Dec 24 2018 · 50mins
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#7 mit 169 Labs CEO Tim Kahle

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Gehört Audio und Voice die Zukunft?
Audio, Voice, Smart Speaker, Podcasts sind in aller Munde. Der Markt boomt ohne Ende. Ich habe mit Tim Kahle, dem CEO @ 169 Labs GmbH über Smart Speaker und Audio allgemein gesporchen. Tim und seine Company realisieren Voice User Interfaces und Ihre Anwendungen für Sprachassistenten wie Amazon Alexa oder Google Assistant. Warum Voice eine neue Plattform ist und warum man deshalb in Plattformen denken muss erfahrt ihr in der neuen Folge der Freitagsspitzen.

Mehr Infos zur 169 Labs GmbH gibt es hier https://www.169labs.com/

Produktionsdatum: Köln, 02.11.2018
Nov 20 2018 · 42mins

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#VOICE18 with Tim Kahle and Dominik Meißner of 169 Labs

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We celebrate the 6 month anniversary of VUX World by reviewing the modev Voice Summit event that took place last week in Newark. We anchor on the Voice Summit to take stock of 2018 and look forward to what brands, designers and developers should be focusing on over the next 6 months.

To guide us through #VOICE18, Dustin and I are joined by Tim Kahle and Dominik Meißner, founders of 169 Labs.

Win 2 free tickets to the All About Voice conference in Munich on 12th October

169 Labs are running a voice first conference of their own on 12th October in Munich: All About Voice.

For a chance to win 2 free tickets to the event, just send a tweet using #AllAboutVoice and answer the question: why is 2018 all about voice?

169 Labs will pick a random winner who'll receive 2 free tickets to the conference.

Use the code VUXWORLD to save 10%.

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Check out the Voice Summit website

Visit the All About Voice website

Visit the 169 Labs website

See the 169 Labs and Amazon Twitch broadcast

See Tim Kahle's slides from his talk

Read Dustin Coates' write up on day 1

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Jul 30 2018 · 1hr 9mins