There is a voice assistant arms race going on between Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook. This is all about mobile. Each company recognizes that the mobile user experience often makes touch and type interaction inconvenient. Voice is simply a more efficient way to interact with a smart device – at least when it works.
Slacker Radio, a leading Internet radio service, and XAPPmedia, the leader in interactive audio services for advertising, content discovery and app navigation, today announced that Slacker is leveraging XAPP’s Content Discovery service to drive listener engagement across its stations.
VP of Monetization for Slacker, Robert Wilde, is a panelist on next week’s Advertising Week session, "Internet Radio is Bigger than Facebook!? What it Means for Marketers." Below, Robert discusses how his career has taken him full circle from Musicmatch in 2000 to Slacker today and how he sees today’s large audiences on Internet radio as part of a long arc toward more personalization in audio delivery.
President of Market Development for Triton Digital, John Rosso is one of four panelists on next week’s Advertising Week session, "Internet Radio is Bigger than Facebook!? What it Means for Marketers." Below, John discusses his early career at ABC where he was on a team that was among the first to put media on Internet and how things have changed over the years.
XAPPmedia is once again hosting the premier Advertising Week session on Internet Radio. This year’s session will feature iHeartmedia, Slacker, Triton Digital and XAPPmedia. These insiders will tell you what’s working, what’s not, how the medium is changing and the lessons for advertisers looking to access this large and dynamic consumer audience.