Vonage Team Member
Sam Machin has nearly 20 years of experience in the communications industry and a strong track record of innovation. His personal projects mostly revolve around Amazon Alexa, Sam created the AlexaPi project allowing developers to build thier own Alexa powered devices and he is recognised by Amazon as an Alexa Champion.
Building a Serverless Paging Application with Amazon Transcribe
In this tutorial we'll look at how you can build a serverless voice to text messaging service in python with Amazon Transcribe and Nexmo Voice API
Nov 27, 2018
Text to Speech with Prompt Calls, Using Python on AWS Lambda
In this Nexmo Voice API tutorial, you will learn how to use Python on AWS Lambda to place a text to speech call that plays a message to a recipient...
Feb 16, 2018
The Future of Bots: Voice as the Primary Computer Interface
[Video] Bots and AI will usher in an era where voice becomes the primary computing interface—and it’ll happen faster than you think. Will brands be...
Dec 01, 2017
Bots and AI: How Personal Will Personal Assistants Be?
Will AI-powered personal assistants know users well enough to make relevant, personalized recommendations? WIll they become a channel for advertisers?
Nov 16, 2017
Will Bots Give Rise to Voice SEO and Bidding on Spoken Queries?
As voice bots increasingly make recommendations on buying decisions, businesses will do all they can to get their products and services suggested t...
Nov 09, 2017
Bots and AI: Mastering Invocation Names for Alexa Skills
[Video] The invocation name you give an Alexa skill has a huge impact on your voice app's usability. Learn a naming trick that will make your app e...
Nov 02, 2017
The Promise and Challenge of Cross platform Bot Development
[Video] Bot builders from Microsoft, Opearlo, and Nexmo talk about how developers should tackle cross-platform bot development challenges.
Oct 13, 2017
Real-time Call Transcription Using IBM Watson and Python
Real-time voice call transcription with IBM Watson and Python. Learn how you can transcribe your calls with this tutorial from Vonage.
Oct 03, 2017
Bots and AI: Voice vs. Text for Your AI Bot Interface
How do you decide whether your AI bot should be a chatbot or a voice bot? Tech leaders from Microsoft, Nexmo, Opearlo, and The Bot Platform share i...
Sep 21, 2017
Bots and AI: Bot Messaging vs. Push Notifications vs. SMS
Where does bot messaging fit in among channels such as SMS, email, and push notifications? Tech leaders from Microsoft, Nexmo, and The Bot Platform...
Sep 14, 2017
Bots and AI: Great Bot Use Cases in Production Today
Every bot developer must contend with the limitations that are inherent in such a relatively new technology. But innovators always find a way to tr...
Sep 07, 2017
Bots and AI: Launching a Bot and Getting It Discovered
After you’ve built that killer voice bot or chatbot, how do you get it in front of users? Leaders from Nexmo, The Bot Platform, and Opearlo share i...
Aug 31, 2017
Bots and AI: The Current State of Technical Maturity
Leading developers discuss the current state of bots and AI from a technology standpoint, separating the reality from the marketing.
Aug 24, 2017