Alexa, Siri, Google Home, Cortana... we're exploring the potential of devices that you talk to.
Weeknotes from IRFS featuring mood filtering, synthetic voices and Audio AR
Blog post on 9 Jul 2019
R&D has compiled a set of best practice tips for designing rich-media content for conversational assistants.
Research paper published May 2019
Latest sprint notes from the IRFS team. This week we are off to see the Wizard for some user testing.
Blog post on 24 Apr 2019
Latest sprint notes from the IRFS team: Audio AR, Recommender Systems and Speech-to-Text
Blog post on 20 Mar 2019
Puppets, user testing, and some new faces!
Blog post on 28 Feb 2019
Take part in our user survey: how do you feel about Alexa?
Blog post on 4 Feb 2019
We found people wanted to interact with Alexa - so built a skill to randomly dramatise a famously 'experimental' novel.
Blog post on 26 Nov 2018
R&D has been collaborating with musicians and artists to discover how 'smart speaker' devices could offer new ways of creating, enjoying and sharing music and sound art.
Blog post on 5 Jul 2018
How do users feel about interactive stories on voice devices?
Blog post on 29 Jun 2018
Research paper published Jun 2018
You can now try out our interactive sci-fi comedy audio drama for devices controlled by voice!
Blog post on 6 Sep 2017
Key findings from our VUI design research
Blog post on 24 Aug 2017
We're developing a children's audio drama for devices controlled by voice. Here's how we're doing it.
Blog post on 4 Jul 2017
Some of the work we've been doing to explore devices with conversational and spoken interfaces.
Blog post on 4 Nov 2016
Exploring the potential of devices with conversational and spoken interfaces.