VOICE. Is This The TV Industry’s Most Powerful, Intangible New Interface?

Is Voice the TV Industry’s most powerful, intangible new interface?

The gateway to viewing content on TV has always been tied to one point of access: a remote control that communicates with your device. In the Connected era of Smart TVs where convenience sets the pace, the home assistance device is essentially the new intelligent remote control.  

Join video industry experts from Accedo, Channel 4 and Roku as they discuss; the extent to which Voice technology will change how we consume video content and how pay TV operators and broadcasters can harness the power of Voice to transform their video experiences, increase viewer engagement and simplify the content discovery.  

In this webinar, you will learn 

What does it take to add Voice to your video experience

What we learned deploying Google Home on Channel 4’s All4 service

How to create a natural dialogue between your brand and your fans with voice 

About Your Speakers

Luke Gaydon | VP, Solution Management | Accedo

Luke has 20 years of experience in the digital and online video spaces. As VP of Solution Management, Luke is responsible for identifying growth opportunities and then defining and building Accedo-led Solutions to meet them. Prior to joining Accedo, Luke ran Brightcove’s OTT Solutions business and held roles at OC&C Consulting, Channel4 Future Media & Technology & Kaufman Patricof Enterprises. 

Tyler Bell | Director of Product, Voice Initiatives | ROKU

Tyler leads the product team for voice initiatives at Roku. He previously led product organizations such as Factual and Yahoo, where he brought to market new products based on emergent technologies. Tyler received his PhD from the University of Oxford. 

Ben Creasey | All 4 Product Manager | Channel 4

Ben has worked with VOD on mainly emerging platforms for over 10 years. From helping launch PlayStation's first video streaming app, then early days of 4k streaming on Samsung TV’s. Now, he is a Product Manager All 4, Channel 4’s VOD service, he looks after 8 big screen platforms as well as voice and other new platforms and technologies. For him, trying to define the rules is much more exciting than following them! 

Vitali Soroka | UX & Design Director | Accedo

Vitali heads Accedo North America Design group and leads numerous innovation projects focusing on multi-device Voice integration, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Automotive Infotainment and IoT. He was responsible for establishing creative vision for Accedo’s video streaming products and many multiscreen video experience deployments for such brands as Disney, CNN, Starz and more. Professional motto: Mediocrity kills.

VOICE. Is this the TV Industry’s most powerful, intangible new interface?