Voice Recording


Valid through 2023-05-31

Job description

Are you ready to help a leading technology company and contribute to the improvement of voice recognition systems?

Become a Data Collector that contributes to entering information into a database and ensures that your data collection sources are accurate. Data collection is the process of gathering and measuring information on variables of interest, in an established systematic fashion that enables one to answer stated research questions and evaluate outcomes.

Appen is looking for audio recordings in English to train and develop algorithms for artificial intelligence systems. These audio recordings will be used to improve speech recognition technologies.

We are looking for people in Austria who can make a series of short audio recordings using our app Appen Mobile.

Project Overview:

The task consists of a total of600 short sentences that you need to read on a screen and say out loud using the Appen mobile app. You just have to follow the sentences written, you don't have to form your own sentences.

  • An example of a sentence to read: "Okay Alexa, I need directions to work"

Duration of Task:

Each sentence lasts an average of 3 to 6 seconds. You should plan a total of 3 hours for the600recordings.Of course, we encourage you to take breaks. We give you at least 7 days to record all sentences.


-Have an up-to-date smartphone

  • iOS devices must be iPhone 8 or newer
  • Android devices must be 2017 or newer

-Must be a fluent English speaker and resident of Austria.

-Should be able to record your audio in a very quiet room, free from background noise

If you are willing to take part in this interesting audio recording task, then let's go! Help improve AI technology through data collection!

Apply Now!

What to expect when you register:

  • Create an Appen Account
  • Choose German (Austria) 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!

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