With the statement of purpose “Offering voice to a billion people”, Liv.ai is a deep learning and Artificial Intelligence-based startup developing speech-to-text technology for Indian regional languages. Liv has a speech acknowledgement API in 10 Indian languages, Dialog Systems in Hindi and English, machine interpretation and transliteration. 2 more languages will be added to their rundown by this year-end.
They have built up a speech recognition innovation that converts speech-to-text for the individuals who don’t communicate in English.
Liv.ai is not quite the same as other speech-to-text advancements as it’s been composed particularly for Indians conveying in regional dialects.
It boasts nine Indian dialects and distinguishes diverse tongues/accents and voice tweak.
Apart from English, Liv.ai supports Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
The start-up says individuals can utilize the speech recognition innovation on numerous applications like WhatsApp and Facebook; it changes their native language into a text as they talk.
Liv.ai prior expressed that it was indicating promising development, particularly in English, Hindi, Marathi, and Kannada dialects. Focus on Indian Languages gives Liv.ai edge of google translate.
The founders say the idea of having only English translators led to the innovation of this DESI TRANSLATOR.
Liv.ai mainly focuses on Indian languages, supporting multiple accents with high accuracy.
It works well even with telephonic conversations and also in noisy backgrounds.
Subodh Kumar, one of the co-founders states that “Many Indians are not proficient in English, but most speech recognition techniques are based on this language only”.
History of Liv.ai
Liv.ai was founded by Subodh Kumar, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, and Kishore Mundra.
The idea behind Liv.ai is to automate regular activities and “free up the human minds” so that their productivity in complicated tasks could be improved.
The inability to communicate with the devices in our language also motivated them.
They want to “make machines more humane” so that communicating with them is natural and stress-free. They have recently shown tremendous growth and were one among the 14 startups on Microsoft Accelerator this year.
They also get around 1 million hits every day.