Insights and Expertise

Since 2013, SoapBox Labs has been modeling kids’ speech and behavior patterns to develop the most accurate and private voice technology for kids. We’ve also spent that time developing our expertise and advocacy on kids’ digital rights.

The reports and white papers shared here offer insights into our company, the accuracy of our speech recognition technology, our work on kids’ voice data privacy, and the broader automatic speech recognition (ASR) and voice technology markets. 


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Voice Prints and Children's Rights

In May 2019, SoapBox Labs collaborated with thought leader and anthropologist Dr. Veronica Barassi on this submission to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on kids’ data rights in the digital world.

Learn about the promises and opportunities of speech recognition software, as well as how it puts children’s privacy at risk when not built with their needs in mind.

Fostering Literacy - White Paper

As part of our literacy focused partnership with Microsoft, we embarked on a short research study to demonstrate the efficacy of using speech recognition for early readers.

The aim of the study was to help education companies interested in integrating our technology to understand how voice technology can help young readers.

The pilot took place in Q1 2019, and as the white paper discusses, the results were positive and statistically significant.

Forbes CEO Interview

Download Dr. Scanlon’s November 2020 interview with education thought leader Michael Horn in Forbes. The covers the difference between voice technology and voice assistants, the importance of accuracy of voice technology for kids, and how voice technology has become core to education technology.

Welcome to the Decade of Voice Tech for Kids

SoapBox Labs sits at the nexus of two emerging innovation trends – voice tech and kidtech – and will play a leading role in both

Find out more about our plans, roadmap, and vision for this exciting new decade in our industry report. 

Developer Documentation

Access our Developer Portal to voice-enable your browser-based app, tool, or product with our proprietary voice technology for kids.

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