project . 2016 - 2017 . Closed

Talkitt

Speech recognition technology to enable the speech disabled to communicate freely
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 744719 Call for proposal: H2020-SMEINST-1-2016-2017
  • Funded under: H2020 | SME-1 Overall Budget: 71,429 EURFunder Contribution: 50,000 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Dec 2016
    End Date
    31 Mar 2017
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    Research Data: No
Description
Over 100 million people globally suffer from some form of speech disability. Communicating on a daily basis is not an option and individuals struggle to perform daily activities and often feel isolated from society. Voiceitt is developing an innovative software application, Talkitt, which converts inaudible sounds into speech enabling speech disabled people to communicate with their own voice. Existing technologies are limited to bulky, awkward “devices” such as communication boards and head and eye trackers. These are subject to interpretation by family, friends and care givers. The Talkitt app can ease this problem and enable both mildly and severely speech di...
Description
Over 100 million people globally suffer from some form of speech disability. Communicating on a daily basis is not an option and individuals struggle to perform daily activities and often feel isolated from society. Voiceitt is developing an innovative software application, Talkitt, which converts inaudible sounds into speech enabling speech disabled people to communicate with their own voice. Existing technologies are limited to bulky, awkward “devices” such as communication boards and head and eye trackers. These are subject to interpretation by family, friends and care givers. The Talkitt app can ease this problem and enable both mildly and severely speech di...
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