Tech Trend 2: Silver Society and VOICE-as-UI
"The models for voice usage should be created, tested and improved now - because when the majority of the population articulates the need, it will be far too late to consider first steps."
The world in change: Every year at the beginning of the year, the digital industry discusses which technologies, trends and developments are (or must be) at the top of the digital agenda. But which trends have a lasting impact on the digitally networked society, which hype must be included in the corporate strategy? Our digital consultants have identified the tech trends for 2021.
It is well known that our society is aging; in the next ten years, the first generation with a strong digital influence will reach an age where physical limitations make it difficult to use media. For example, the use of screens and even keyboards will become more difficult at an advanced age. However, this generation expects digital services and solutions for everyday tasks.
Well, not right away in 2020, but it is absolutely advisable to start looking at the topic of Voice-as-UI today, the way in which language can be used for human-machine communication, how interactions in a voice context are controlled. For this purpose, it is necessary to provide context-dependent content and data so that this content can be retrieved via voice and used audibly. The models for voice usage should be created, tested and improved now - because when the majority of the population articulates the need, it will be far too late to consider first steps.
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