We are regularly conducting research projects to improve voice assistants’ understanding of human voices in different situations:

US TELEPHONY

We are conducting a research project to determine how voice assistants understand different speakers in different demographic groups and you can help us with your voice!

To qualify for this project, you need to live in the U.S. and be of one of the following heritages and/or accents:
Alabama (North only), Georgia, Kentucky (Southeast only), Maine (Southeast only), Maryland (Baltimore area only), Massachusetts (Boston area only), Missouri (North or West only), New Hampshire (East only), New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma (South only), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia area only), South Carolina (East only), Tennessee (East only), Texas (North or West only), Virginia (East only)

Each call lasts around 40 minutes, our moderator will call you and discuss about different topics.

Reward: $15 (max 1 call per participant)

[Registration open – click to participate]

ESPAÑOL DE ESTADOS UNIDOS

e2f está llevando a cabo un proyecto de investigación para determinar cómo los asistentes de voz comprenden diferentes voces de diferentes grupos demográficos. ¡Tú puedes ayudarnos con tu voz!

Para participar en este proyecto, es requisito vivir en Estados Unidos o haber vivido allí la mayor parte de tu vida para poder capturar el español de Estados Unidos, y tener uno de los siguientes acentos:

La participación te tomará alrededor de 40 minutos. Te pediremos que llames a nuestro call center y leas un texto que nosotros te proporcionaremos.

Beneficio: $25 por llamada (máximo una llamada por persona)

[Anuncio abierto hasta Marzo 12 – haz clic para participar]

UK NUMBERS & LETTERS

We are helping voice assistants better understand numbers and letters.

To qualify for this project, you only need to live in the U.K. and have an English, Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish accent.

Each call lasts around 40 minutes, you will be asked to call our call center and read a list of short sentences.

Reward: £15 per call

[Registration open until Feb 25 – click to participate]

UK NAMES

We are helping voice assistants improve how call center voice assistants recognize First names & Last Names pronunciation in different areas of the UK

To qualify for this project, you only need to live in the U.K.

The study lasts around 15 minutes, you will be asked to call our call center and read random names.

Reward: £20 (max 1 study per person)

[Registration is now closed]

US NUMBERS & LETTERS

We are helping voice assistants better understand numbers and letters.

To qualify for this project, you only need to live in the U.S.

Each call lasts around 40 minutes, you will be asked to call our 800 number and read a list of short sentences.

Reward: $15 per call (up to 8 calls per participant)

[Registration is now closed]

UK POST CODES

We are helping voice assistants improve how call center voice assistants recognize Post Codes pronunciation in different areas of the UK

To qualify for this project, you only need to live in the U.K.

The study lasts around 30 minutes, you will be asked to call our call center 60 times, and each time read a random postal code or a short sentence including a random postal code.

Reward: £20 (max 1 study per person)

[Registration is now closed]