Why voice assistants don’t work for kids
September 9, 2020
Ever wondered about the potential for voice technology in the classroom, or why systems like Siri or Alexa work so much better for adults than they do for kids?
Today, TechCrunch published an article by our CEO & Founder Dr. Patricia Scanlon that illuminates these topics for you.
While 40% of new internet users every year are kids, and younger learners stand to benefit most from advances in AI-driven technologies like voice, it’s also extremely difficult to build voice solutions that work accurately enough for kids to use, and the younger the kid, the more difficult it is.
Dr. Scanlon’s article explains why voice technology needs to be built from the ground up for kids, and how, when done right, it can enhance kids’ entertainment experiences and become a game changer in their educational experiences too.
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