The Magical Power of Voice

It’s like magic when kids can use their voices to interact with technology.

Smart toys, online games, AR/VR, robots, literacy, language learning and accessibility: SoapBox Labs powers the voice interfaces that allow kids to interact with technology of all flavors, in an accurate, safe and age appropriate way.

Our proprietary speech recognition technology is  accent agnostic and works for kids as young as 3 years old. It can also be used in busy, real world environments – like a formal classroom setting, a kitchen, or a playground – to offer immersive, fun and rewarding voice powered experiences. Headset mics not needed.

Here are some use cases:


Our speech recognition technology powers formal and informal assessments of kids’ language and literacy levels, from the accuracy, fluency and pronunciation of phonics and words, through to reading and comprehension.


Our technology listens while a child practices their letter sounds, words or sentences out loud on your learning app or platform. Using near real time prompts and feedback, our technology then encourages the child to continue practicing and consolidate their learning, just as a supportive adult would do.


Our technology allows kids to use voice commands to perform voice activated searches, control their adventures, turn their digital pages, and more.


Our technology powers conversations between kids and the digital characters in your app, game or tool. The characters listen, understand and respond appropriately in near real time with a range of answers.