Finding their own software voices

Finding their own software voices
Mark Wheatley, head of product at Drop: ‘People like to be hands-free in the kitchen. They have stuff all over their fingers and don’t want to be touching their phone screen’ Pictures: Feargal Ward

Two very different Irish companies are reaping the benefits of working with speaker technology devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri

The making – or breaking – of any new technology is what happens after the lull. When smart speakers first hit the market, the hype was huge and lots of big-name businesses jumped on board as partners. Voice-activated technology had arrived.

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