Oct 2020

The Promise and Perils of Voice Tech in EdTech

As artificial intelligence and voice recognition technologies have exploded in all facets of our lives with significant excitement around its potential for creating a more natural medium in which children can learn, Patricia Scanlon, founder of SoapBox Labs (, has been focused on the need to create a solution that is able to recognize how children themselves talk. SoapBox Labs is now powering such solutions as Amplify’s voice-enabled reading assessment–just in-time for remote learning. In this conversation we’ll learn more about the need for a child-specific voice recognition solution and the potential for voice recognition in education.


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