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9 months ago
Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen brings 25 years of experience capturing and enriching a wide variety of data types including speech, text, image, and video. With deep expertise in more than 180 languages and access to a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors. Work from home opportunity with flexible hours Opportunity to participate in more than one project Become a Data Collector! In this project, Appen is collecting speech data in English to train and develop artificial intelligence algorithms that will be used to improve speech recognition technologies. We are looking for individuals in Portugal to read and write short sentences using our Appen Mobile app. Project Description: The task consists of 600 short sentences that you will need to read from the screen and record using the Appen Mobile app. Focus only on sentences that are written in Portuguese, you don't need to create your own sentences. An example of a sentence you'll have to read: "Okay Alexa, I need directions to work." Task Duration: Each sentence will take an average of 3 to 6 seconds. For the 600 audios, it should take 3 hours. We recommend that you take a break from the task every now and then, and we will give you at least 7 days for your recording session. Key Requirements: -The candidate must have a new smartphone if it's iPhone, it has to be iPhone 8 or newer if it's Android, the cell phone has to be from 2017 or newer -Must be a fluent English speaker living in Portugal -Be able to record in a very quiet environment, free of background noise If you are ready to participate in this interesting task of recording audio, then let's do it! A great way to earn extra cash while you are at home! Apply Now! What to expect when you register: Create an Appen Account Choose English (Portugal) as your primary language Complete your profile and project registration [5 min] Study the provided guidelines [at your own pace] Agree to confidentiality and ways of working rules Pass the quiz Thank you and we hope to work with you soon! "Appen has a diverse, inclusive culture that is vital to our mission of helping build better AI. We offer opportunities for individuals of all abilities and backgrounds."