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Telefonica Introduces Speech Recognition App for Users with Hearing Loss

Voice recognition technology allows the Breaking Sound Barriers app uses voice recognition technology to subtitle teachers and lecturers in real time.
Posted Feb 9, 2018
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According to Telecompaper, Telefonica announced an app that will help people with difficulty hearing to follow classes at schools and universities. Voice recognition technology allows the Breaking Sound Barriers app uses voice recognition technology to subtitle teachers and lecturers in real time. The app is available for multiple languages, and enables to ask questions and receive answers with pictures and captions. 

Developed by Telefonica’s Talentum programme, in partnership with Ericsson Spain and the Adecco Foundation, Breaking Sound Barriers is free and available for Android or iOS smartphones and tablets.

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