We are looking for English speaking residents of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland to do guided call recordings.
The purpose of this project is to collect voice data in order to assist with developing speech recognition technology.
We are looking for dialects from the following locations and surrounding towns:
- Southern UK
Brighton, Buckinghamshire, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Chichester, Devon, Essex, Guildford, Henley-on-Thames, Kent, London, Milton Keynes, Newhaven, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading, Somerset, St Albans, Suffolk, Surrey, Windsor, Basingstoke
- West Country / East Anglian
Bournemouth, Bristol, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Exeter, Gloucester, Ipswich, Norfolk, Norwich, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southend-on-Sea, Swindon, Weymouth
- Northern UK
Durham, Lancashire, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Middlesborough, Newcastle upon Tyne, York
Birmingham, Chesterfield, Coventry, Derby, Hereford, Leicester, Nottingham, Rugby, Stafford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Telford, Warwick, Wolverhampton
- Northern Ireland
East and Southeast Asian natives residing in the UK
You will need:
A mobile phone or landline with a UK phone number (+44) to call a toll free UK number (+44800).
About Way With Words
Way With Words is a registered company in the United Kingdom (Company number 439 2892), Australia (ABN: 35 185 325 914) and South Africa (Company number 2001/015436/07). We also have points of presence in the USA (New York), Canada (Ottawa), Singapore (City), Europe (Zurich) and Scotland (Elgin).
We provide a range of audio to text services, including audio transcription, video transcription and closed captioning as well as custom solutions such as Speech Collection and Machine Transcription Polishing. Our clients range from individual users to government, business, multinational institutions, educational organisations and more.
Our Team in Cape Town, South Africa
About the project
Part 1 - Simulated call centre recordings.
We'll provide you with a guide and a partner (if required).
Approximate recording time: 300 minutes
Part 2 - Individual recordings.
You'll receive a script of numbers / utterances to read out.
Approximate recording time: 280 minutes
Please note: No personal information will be disclosed (you will use fictional names) and recordings will not be made publicly available.