Artificial Intelligence

Voice recognition technology doesn’t work for kids - and it's hurting them in the classroom

Education is changing rapidly as technology evolves, but how effective is tech like voice assistants? Image: Unsplash/Element5 Digital

Dr. Patricia Scanlon

CEO, SoapBox Labs

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Changing the pitch of adult voices used to train speech recognition fails to reproduce the complexity of information required to comprehend a child’s speech. Image: SoapBox Labs

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