Sunday, 16 July 2017

Common Voice

Project Common Voice is a really interesting idea by Mozilla (the guys who brought you Firefox).

Voice is natural, voice is human. That’s why we’re fascinated with creating usable voice technology for our machines. But most of that technology is locked up in a few big corporations and isn’t available to the majority of developers. We think that stifles innovation so we’re launching Project Common Voice, a project to help make voice recognition open to everyone. Now you can donate your voice to help us build an open-source voice recognition engine that anyone can use to make innovative apps for devices and the web.

Read a sentence to help our machine learn how real people speak. Check its work to help it improve. It’s that simple.

You can donate you voice by reading out words, and listen to what other people have recorded to vet it. Nice idea. It'll be interesting to see what comes of it.

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