AUTOMATED SPEECH RECOGNITION AND THE FUTURE OF STUDYING

| August 12, 2019

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Tech giants have introduced the world to their speech recognition platforms and we are now accustomed to speaking to Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa. This technology has changed the way we find information and it is poised to change the way students study. Automated speech recognition (ASR) solutions are able to automatically create text transcripts from the audio tracks in videos. One company that provides this solution is Echo360. This technology records what is happening in the classroom and turns it into easily searchable and referenceable video content that students can access anywhere, anytime, on their digital devices.

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Established in 1967, Humber is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions. Committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning, Humber serves 31,000 full-time students and 56,000 continuing education registrants. With an internationally recognized reputation for quality learning, Humber offers a wide-range of career-focused opportunities for students to personalize their educational path, including 180 full-time programs across more than 40 fields of study, 200 part-time and 60 online programs or courses. More than four out of five of Humber graduates are employed within six months of completing their studies.

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