Explore The Webby Awards’ first-ever class of Voice Nominees—including a Westworld maze for Alexa and Virtual Nurse Lucy.
The Webby Awards was thrilled to introduce an inaugural suite of dedicated Voice categories this year to reflect the explosion of work made for smart speakers and voice-enabled devices. And the work that came in did not disappoint.
From amazing experiences in Technical Achievement to life-changing hacks in Productivity, check out a few Nominees in our new suite of Voice categories below. Then go see all the Nominees and vote for your favorites in Webby People’s Voice until Thursday, April 18th.
Every day voice tech is pushing the boundaries of what we thought was possible. These Nominees in Technical Achievementuse new, cutting-edge technology to help foster a love of reading in children, give hospital patients a 24/7 bedside nurse, interpret language in real-time, create your own animal species, or give Alien fans a unique experience.
Novel Effect by Novel Effect
ALIEN: OFFWORLD COLONY SIMULATOR by Virtue
Lucy by Deloitte Digital
Interpreter Mode for the Google Assistant by Google
Voice technology gives gamers an entirely different platform to engage with. These Games & Entertainment Nominees, featuring work from Gorillaz, Warner Bro Records, Sony Pictures, and more, bring exciting voice experiences to a new level.
Gorillaz – #FreeMurdoc chatbot by Warner Bros Records
Making pancakes with Alexa, navigating Westworld’s intricaries, or sending for help in a moment of crisis… the possibilities for voice technology to provide quality (and often necessary) experiences is endless with these Nominees:
Voice tech can also help you live a more seamless life. These Nominees for Productivityare using awesome features to help users access their flight info hands-free, cut their cable cord, have smarter meetings, and more.
AT&T – Cable Cutter by BBDO New York
Alexa Lifeline by VML
TripIt: Hands-Free Access to your Travel Plans with Siri by TripIt from Concur
Google Assistant Shopping by Google
Voicea by Voicea
We couldn’t be more proud to honor this inaugural class of Voice Nominees. From the biggest games on smart speakers to healthy-living apps, these Webby Nominees are using voice for social good—and for a good time.
Help the best win a Webby People’s Voice Award. Head to the voting site between now and next Thursday, April 18, to support your favorite projects: vote.webbyawards.com