The Witlingo Blog

Voice Assistants in Cars

By Witlingo | September 9, 2019

September 10, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) In my long career as a radio announcer, stats showed that listening to radio is mainly a solitary experience. So, I wondered, are most people alone when they talk to AI? Are they using Alexa, Google, Bixby and the others to keep them company as […]

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Witlingo Communities

By Witlingo | August 25, 2019

August 25, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) After the debut of the hilarious TV series, Last Man on Earth, I tweeted my support to the show’s creator and star, Will Forte. The sitcom ceased production in 2018. It was the first and only time I went all fangirl to someone on social […]

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The Witty Interview: Dave Kemp

By Witlingo | August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) Background:  As Business Development Manager with Oak Tree Products, Dave is on the cutting edge of technology developments in hearable devices, including hearing aids.  He writes the blog, FutureEar.co and publishes a  microcast called Future Ear Radio, available on Amazon Alexa as a skill and as a Flash […]

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Wearables are Every… Wear!

By Witlingo | July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with my phone. I’m grateful for what it can do but it’s always slipping out of my hands. Recently, I tried an experiment. When I went out shopping for a couple of hours, I left my smartphone at home. […]

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The Witty Interview: Susan & Scot Westwater

By Witlingo | July 4, 2019

July 5, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) This interview with Susan and Scot Westwater, founders and principals at Pragmatic Digital, a digital consultancy focused on improving customer experience, is the first in our newly launched monthly “Witty Interview” series.  Once a month,  we will publish an interview with leaders and innovators in their […]

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Kids, Courtesy and AI

By Witlingo | June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) A friend of mine lost her cool on Siri the other day. I was driving, so I wasn’t about to start fussing around with my phone, and my pal offered to get directions as we got closer to an unfamiliar destination. Siri was having none […]

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VOICE 2019

By Witlingo | June 20, 2019

June 17, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) Yes, believe it or not, VOICE 2019 is just a mere few short weeks away! Loaded up with speakers, presentations and the world’s largest voice hackathon, VOICE Summit is being held July 22-25 in Newark, NJ.  If you have anything to do with the exploding […]

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Why AI Gender Matters (And Doesn’t Matter)

By Witlingo | June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) When my husband and I visited Iceland a few years ago, we upgraded our vehicle rental to include GPS. Our week-long trip included one group tour, and the rest of the time we were on our own, exploring the beautiful European country via a four-wheel […]

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Campaigning on Demand

By Witlingo | June 3, 2019

June 3, 2019 By Lisa Brandt (Voice Artist & Blogger at Witlingo) Billy Joel once sang, “There’s a new band in town but you can’t get the sound from a story in a magazine!” It’s the same with hearing the voice of a political candidate, only with more at stake than mere entertainment. We’re not yet on […]

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