New partnership between Behavioral Research and Teaching (BRT) at the University of Oregon and SoapBox Labs makes it easy for educators to ensure a successful reading journey for young students.
Equitable Voice AI for all kids
Why choose SoapBox as your voice technology partner?
SoapBox caters to kids’ unique voices, speech patterns, behaviors, and environments.
- Works for all ages and accents
- Has equity and privacy built in
- Delivers accuracy on par with educators
- Built for PreK-12 use cases
- Returns phoneme-level speech-to-text data
- Flexible off-the-shelf and bespoke offerings
Our commitment to equity
SoapBox believes in an inclusive digital world where all children have their voices heard, regardless of race, background, age, or ethnicity. Since 2013 we’ve been building speech models that understand all children’s voices accurately and equally, and in 2022, SoapBox became the first AI company to be certified for Prioritizing Racial Equity in AI Design by Digital Promise and the EdTech Equity Project. We continue to be the only AI company independently certified for our work to deliver equity.
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Voice AI for learning
Developing a dyslexia screener, ESL storybook, phonics activity, reading fluency assessment, spelling, or math tool for kids? The SoapBox voice engine powers your use case with accurate speech-to-text transcriptions and education-specific data features so that educators get the insights they need, down to the phoneme level, to support individual learners.
SoapBox has developed a unique speech recognition engine and shares the same values as Scholastic, including a deep commitment to designing equitable technology that serves all children.
SoapBox’s very human approach to creating voice technology recognizes and mitigates our biases and is created with the complexities of a classroom environment in mind.
This groundbreaking voice engine represents the future of learning: where technology is utilized to ease teachers’ workload and equitably improve student outcomes. Imagine Learning is proud to partner with SoapBox Labs.
SoapBox’s technology is absolutely the best technology in the speech detection and comprehension world for children.
By building speech recognition software that actually works with children’s speech, SoapBox has opened the door to not just remote but more equitable assessments.
SoapBox share our commitment to developing innovative edtech tools that are grounded in the science and embrace evidence-based practice.
As a result of SoapBox’s extensive research and experience in developing speech recognition specifically for kids, we have a great new tool in our toolbox to help educators differentiate students’ learning pathways.
SoapBox’s more granular, phonemic data was a game changer for us, especially with younger kids. Other engines were basically blunt instruments offering a pass or fail, and nothing in between.
SoapBox has developed a unique speech recognition technology that actually works for children.