August 16, 2016

AAL Smart Ageing Challenge Prize Finalists- Talkitt

Talkitt makes it possible for people with speech disabilities to communicate and be understood using their own voice  Talkitt’s speech recognition technology translates the unintelligible sounds of people with motor, speech or cognitive disabilities into clear speech in real time. Unlike other AAC devices which can prove to be bulky, expensive and stigmatizing, the Talkitt mobile app (under development) is easily downloadable from the AppStore and can be used on any smart phone or tablet hereby addressing the communication challenges faced by millions of people by enabling them to interact using their own voices in real time. Talkitt’s technological innovation lies in its capacity to familiarise itself with an individual’s unique speech, making no assumptions about the speaker’s phonology. This...
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