Speech Recording Project in Farmington Hills, Michigan (1-hour gig only)

  • Company: Appen
  • Job Location: Farmington, Michigan - U.S.A.
  • Date: January 9, 2019 11:29
  • Employment Type: contract
  • Experience: Any
  • Job Functions:

    Other

Job summary

We are currently seeking research participants for an in-car project that we are running out of our office in Farmington Hills, MI. Participants will be driven in Appen vehicles by Appen employees while being recorded in a variety of acoustic environments.

Job description

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence.

 

We are currently seeking research participants for an in-car project that we are running out of our office in Farmington Hills, MI. Participants will be driven in Appen vehicles by Appen employees while being recorded in a variety of acoustic environments.

 

The audio data collected in this project will be used to test the accuracy of in-car speech recognition systems.

 

 

Job qualifications

In order to be eligible for this project, you must:

  • Be a native speaker of US or Canadian English (must be within the following accent groups)
  • Asian-American
    • Hispanic (Native Bilingual in English and Spanish)
    • North Central - e.g., Minneapolis, Madison, Sioux City
    • Eastern New England - e.g., Boston, Down East Maine, Providence
    • Western New England - e.g., Worcester, Burlington (includes upstate New York)
    • New York City - including western Long Island and northern New Jersey
    • North Midland - e.g., Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Des Moines, Omaha
    • Coastal Southeast - e.g., Charleston, Savannah
    • Canada - e.g., Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver
  • Spanish (Must be native to Mexico and fluent in Spanish)
  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Be able to commute to the Farmington Hills, MI office for a recording session

 

Recording sessions last 2 hours, 4 hours and 6 hours, and compensate between $75 and $200 USD depending on session length. Compensation is in the form of an e-Mastercard gift card.

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