Happy Good News at Banter

– This post is from our CEO Susan Hura. Celebrations all around at Banter this week! Although Eric Holcombe has been with us for many months, today we are officially welcoming Eric as Banter’s Chief Operating Officer. We’ve already been benefiting from Eric’s deep experience in professional services, IT strategy, and SaaS, so we’re glad …

Talking The Talk

Your Google Assistant can now talk like John Legend, thanks to WaveNet speech synthesis. Charming and a nice proof point for WaveNet’s unique approach, although PinDrop’s software spotted it as a fake. Researchers have been playing with speech synthesis for over a century, believe it or not. Check out the Bell Labs Voder in 1939, …

Early Days…But Good Days

THIS is why we design and build voice-first conversational apps. We know it’s early days, but as of today, August 1 2018, there’s 71 people in the world (not /all/ of who are friends and family… :) who have benefited from our launch customer’s voice-driven pet veterinary solution – AND thought enough of their experience to …

Hear MyPetDoc In Action

Our launch client Vet24Seven just put out an announcement about MyPetDoc, Banter’s first conversational app. Big deal, another PR piece in the world, who cares, right? Well hold on, because this announcement has a demonstration of MyPetDoc in action. This is the actual app. No fakery here. Want to hear the future of conversational app …