Google releases Project Relate, a voice recognition app for people with speech impairments

To help people with speech impairment communicate more easily with Google Assistant and other people, Google has announced a new Android app called Project Relate.
As Google notes in a blog post, there are millions of people out there whose speech has been affected due to conditions like ALS, Cerebral Palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, or Parkinson’s disease. As a result, these people often face difficulty being understood by other people and voice recognition services. The Project Relate app, currently in beta, aims to tackle these challenges. The app has three main features: Listen, Repeat, and Assistant.

Listen: Through the Listen feature, the Relate app transcribes your speech to text in real-time, so you can copy-paste the text into other apps, or let people read what you want to tell them.
Repeat: You can use the Repeat feature to restate what you’ve said using a clear, synthesized voice. We hope this can be especially helpful in face-to-face conversation or even when you…

Written By: Kishan Vyas

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