Sonde Health Launches Self-Serve API that Detects Respiratory Disease from Voice Changes

Sonde Health has launched a Developer Portal with access to its vocal biomarker-based health check technology and a self-serve application programming interface and documentation to allow developers to integrate Sonde's voice-enabled respiratory symptoms checker into their own iOS and Android mobile applications.

Built on research from more than 1 million voice samples and 80,000 individuals, Sonde's health condition monitoring technology uses advanced audio signal processing and machine learning to sense and analyze subtle changes in the voice due to changes in a person's physiology. With a six-second voice sample, the platform detects with more than 70 percent accuracy symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness or pain, which are found in several respiratory diseases.

"At Sonde, we're building products and technologies that empower people to proactively understand and manage their health, and we want to share them with the world," said David Liu, CEO of Sonde Health, in a statement. "We created the Developer Portal and self-serve API to spur innovation outside of Sonde so more people can benefit from our voice-enabled health check capabilities. We can't wait to see what new use cases are imagined to deliver actionable health data and insights to people."

Developers can also incorporate demographic or health-based questions (such as age, how is your cough today, etc.) into the workflow to better tailor the resources and recommendations their app serves users.

SpeechTek Covers
for qualified subscribers
Subscribe Now Current Issue Past Issues
Related Articles

Study Confirms Voice's Ability to Detect Mental Health Issues

Study points to mental fitness vocal biomarkers (MFVB) as a promising approach to support mental health monitoring, engagement, and care.

Sonde Partners with Mass General on Voice Biomarker Research

Sonde Health and MassGen selected for study to examine the use of voice in remote detection and monitoring of mild cognitive impairment.

Speech Aids in COVID-19 Recovery

A voice-enabled app can help companies detect and monitor employees with the coronavirus; meanwhile, voice and speech samples are being collected from COVID-19 patients to help develop an algorithm for identifying carriers.

Sonde Health's Voice-Screening App Helps Companies Return to Work

Sonde Health's voice-enabled health screening tool combines six-second voice analysis, COVID-19 questionnaire, and body temperature reading in one app.

Presence of Well-Funded Research Organizations to Retain North America’s Dominance in Vocal Biomarker Market

Recent research analysis, sound vibrations, which were employed as therapeutic healing for mental health conditions, are now witnessing application into various disease diagnostics.

Sonde Health Announces Patents Covering Methods of Detecting Vocal Biomarkers in Physical or Psychological Conditions

Sonde Health Inc., an affiliate of PureTech Health developing a voice-based technology platform for monitoring and diagnosing mental and physical medical conditions, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Intellectual Property Australia have issued the company patents.