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Former Head of LEGO Ventures Joins as COO

DUBLIN, Ireland (September 23, 2021) — SoapBox Labs, pioneering developer of safe, secure, and accurate speech recognition technology for children, today announced the appointment of Jamie Beaumont as Chief Operations Officer. Beaumont, who previously served as Managing Director for LEGO Ventures, will lead operations, scaling and strategic partnerships as the company builds on its established […]

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Lessons from Our Voice Engine #7: Intent Recognition

Welcome to the seventh and final installment of our “Lessons from Our Voice Engine” blog series.  Agape Deng, Computational Linguist and member of our Speech Tech team, explains intent recognition and why it’s important for kids’ experiences with speech recognition solutions. What is intent recognition?  Intent recognition is the natural language understanding (NLU) task of […]

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Announcing New CEO, Signaling New Phase of Growth and Innovation

DUBLIN, Ireland (May 6, 2021) – SoapBox Labs, pioneering developer of accurate, safe and secure voice technology for kids, today announced the appointment of Dr. Martyn Farrows as Chief Executive Officer, signaling a new phase of growth for the Irish company as it builds on its well-established role in the education market and expands into […]