Sound Collection Participant in United States

Appen

We are working on the improvement of speech recognition technology when used in-car and we are looking for native speakers of American English who would like to participate in this project.

Requirements:

  • Be a native speaker of American English (18+ years old) and living in the United States.
  • Have an Android device (phone/tablet) that came out in the past 2 years - iPhones/iPads/computers are not allowed.
  • Have stable internet connection.
  • You have 3 tasks to work on which will be in 3 specific in-car conditions as a passenger:
    • 1) local roads (<40mph) with fan on
    • 2) local roads (<40mph) with radio on
    • 3) highway (50+mph)
  • You can participate in this project once only per task. Please do not apply again if you have already done all 3 tasks.

Task Description:

  • Record 300 short American English prompts through a recording webpage in each task. So if you complete all 3 tasks it will a total of 900 prompts. For any reason if you choose to not participate in all the 3 tasks, we respect your decision and release the payment accordingly after checking the quality of your completed task.
  • Duration: Approximately 2-3 hours to complete the whole task. You can choose to record the prompts in several separate sessions or complete them all in one session.
  • Payment: You will earn USD 90 for the 1st task, USD 100 for the 2nd task and USD 110 for the 3rd task. You'll be able to earn a up to USD 300 for this project. Payment is processed upon completion and after your recordings have passed our quality control. Payment is made via your Appen Connect payment account.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: When working on these tasks you should be in the vehicle as a passenger and NOT a driver. Nobody should be driving a vehicle and completing this collection at the same time.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

We look forward to receiving your application!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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