This week, XAPP hosted a webinar on the topic of how radio can succeed on Alexa. Inside Radio listened in and highlighted a few key points from the 30-minute session in a recent article this week. One of the main takeaways was that while voice assistants and smart speakers have brought radio back into the home, they will also be coming to the automobile faster than you think.
“The key word, at least for radio, is potential,” states an article published today on Inside Radio about the opportunities the Amazon Echo, and other smart speakers can provide to radio broadcasters. In the article, Inside Radio highlights how a growing number of stations are creating custom Alexa skills to bring radio back into the home.
Inside Radio recently interviewed CEO Pat Higbie to discuss the impact that voice integrations and smart speakers will have for broadcast radio. His assessment? It's all good news for radio broadcasters.
Inside Radio ran an article today on the Advertising Week panel organized by XAPPmedia. The article concludes that while Internet radio has expanded quickly there is still more room for growth and that presents big opportunities for advertisers. Quotes from iHeartMedia, Triton Digital and XAPPmedia.