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Google wants people with Down syndrome to record themselves speaking to help train its AI to recognize unique speech patterns

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Google is asking people with Down syndrome to "donate" recordings of their voice to help train its voice-recognition software.
Voice technology has historically struggled to understand people with unique speech patterns, like those with Down syndrome.
Google is seeking 500 unique speech samples, and is already more than halfway toward reaching its goal.
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