The Open Voice Network (OVN) is dedicated to making voice assistance worthy of user trust—especially for a future of voice assistance that will be multi-assistant, multi-platform, multi-device, multi-modal, and multi-use.
The Open Voice Network will achieve its vision through the development, proposal, and implementation of standards for the global voice industry. Standards that make voice assistance worthy of user trust.
The Open Voice Network is guided by four values. It seeks a world of voice assistance that
The Open Voice Network (OVN) is an independently funded and governed non-profit industry association which operates as a directed fund of the Linux Foundation.
Financial support for the OVN comes from sponsoring enterprises and entities. Strategic direction, by a Steering Committee comprised of senior executives of sponsor organizations. Day-to-day management is provided by an Executive Director who reports to the Steering Committee, as well as the chairs of OVN standing committees and moderators of OVN communities.
As a directed fund of the Linux Foundation, the OVN enjoys access to the expertise, and shared legal, operational, and marketing services, of the LF, a world leader in the creation of open source projects and ecosystems.
The Linux Foundation is dedicated to building sustainable ecosystems around open source projects to accelerate technology development and industry adoption.
Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation provides unparalleled support for open source communities through financial and intellectual resources, infrastructure, services, events, and training. Working together, the Linux Foundation and its projects form the most ambitious and successful investment in the creation of shared technology.
For more information, please visit https://www.linuxfoundation.org/.
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