No one made the case of voice technology for older adults like Heidi Culbertson did at Voice Summit (I’ll leave the link of her talk in the episode notes – 92). Coming from a personal experience Heidi had one of the best talks I assisted about voice first design, and although it was directed to older adults, it had insights for designing voice apps including everyone in the loop. And I got interested. In this episode I’m going to outline some of the opportunities for the future of voice first for older adults.
The differences between Voice First technology and prior technologies apply to all users. For seniors, it’s a leap forward. What has inspired senior communities to start their pilots and programs? According to the The Future of Voice First Technology and Older Adults 2018 report, they see that Voice First is easy, cheap, useful, smart and connected.
This are the areas where the report foresee more opportunities:
As we continue to live longer and healthier, assisting older adults is one of the ways companies can leverage voice technology to provide better care.
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