INTERSPEECH 2020

Great News! We’ve just been accepted for INTERSPEECH 2020! SoapBox Labs is delighted to confirm that both of our submissions for presentation at the prestigious INTERSPEECH 2020 conference in Shanghai have been accepted! The following submissions will be presented as papers and video demonstrations at the conference: “Fluency Assessment Platform for Child Speech”“SoapBox Labs Verification […]

An Excellent Time for Our Funding

Insights on our new funding from COO, Dr. Martyn Farrows: Our new $6.5M funding round will accelerate the focus of our voice tech for kids on the entertainment and education markets. Here’s why this funding is so timely: The Rise of Remote Learning – kids urgently need educational tools that do more than serve up […]

Voicebot on our funding and smart toy market news

Great coverage today of our latest news in the voice industry’s leading publication Voicebot.Ai. For the full article, click here. Some excerpts below: “SoapBox Labs along with XPERI will also invest in the project directly bringing the total initiative funding to €12 million. Patricia Scanlon, CEO, and founder of SoapBox Labs commented: “The smart toy […]

2 out of 2 for SXSW EDU!

In July this year SoapBox Labs, in collaboration with other key players in the education space, proposed two panels for SXSW EDU 2020. Today, we’re delighted to confirm, that both panels have been chosen for the conference. These panels explore topics at the heart of what it means for kids and teachers to have meaningful […]

The Irish Voice Squad

Last week Dublin played host to Convercon – the conversational interface conference – and SoapBox Labs were proud sponsors. It’s fair to say that voice was the dominant theme of the conference which attracted companies from across the country as well as a number of key international players. Katie McMahon, GM at SoundHound and Bret […]

Showcase at ICASSP

Today, SoapBox Labs Chief Scientist Qiru Zhou is giving a talk and a demo at ICASSP – the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference on signal processing – in Brighton, UK. Our Director of Speech Technology Dr. Amelia Kelly who is also attending – those would be her red nails on the conference programme […]

Niamh Bushnell joins SoapBox Labs as CCO

Irish Times Article April 4th 2019: TechIreland chief executive Niamh Bushnell is to step down as head of the organisation to take up the role of Chief Communications Officer with start-up SoapBox Labs. Headed up by Dr Patricia Scanlon, SoapBox Labs is a speech recognition company focused on applying the technology to help children. Ms […]

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