The Open Voice Network (OVN): bringing the value of standards to the multi-platform, multi-device, multi-use world of voice assistance.
Artificial intelligence-enabled voice assistance will soon be a primary interface to the internet, mobile apps, smart home and factories, and enterprise applications. Voice assistance is the fastest-adopted consumer technology ever. Yet today's consumers are showing increased hesitation to venture into new usage – especially outside of today's proprietary platforms. As we enter a multi-platform voice world, this raises critical questions of open connection, equal access, and data privacy for today's consumers and enterprises.
Dedicated to bringing the value of standards to the multi-platform, multi-device, multi-use world of voice assistance. The Open Voice Network is:
Comprised of experienced, practicing experts. Which means proposed standards and practices will be based in today's realities and tomorrow's feasibilities, and tested with an eye toward value-creating implementation.
Open, objective, and ethical. The OVN is a non-profit organization that will seek – in open, rigorous exploration – to develop standards that bring the most to the many. Where no one entity unfairly benefits from any proposed standards or recommended guidelines.
Results focused. We are milestone-driven and outcome-based. And we know that standards development and governing body approval has merit only if it is followed by broad industry adoption and implementation.
Become an OVN member. Doing so allows you to advocate for and financially support the mission of the Open Voice Network. Members will help shape the future of commerce – in increasingly critical issues of technology, competition, and commercial and personal information privacy.
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