Google will school users on their pronunciation with a new tool that uses AI to analyze speech

Mail Online | 11/14/2019 | James Pero For
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Google is rolling out a new feature that lets users check their pronunciation using artificial intelligence.

The tool, which launched today, is accessible to users upon searching Google for correct word pronunciations and leverages the microphone on one's device.

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Users are prompted to speak the word into their mic and then Google's AI will analyze the snippet and compare it against the word's correct pronunciation.


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'For example, if you’re practicing how to say “asterisk,” the speech recognition technology analyzes how you said the word and then, it recognizes that the last soundbite was pronounced ‘rict’ instead of ‘uhsk,’ Google said in a statement.

'Based on this, you will receive feedback on how you can improve next time.'

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For now, Google says the feature is purely 'experimental' and is only available to mobile users, but it already has plans to expand its capabilities in the future...
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