Farmer responds to answer from Avaaj Otalo

Written by Awaaz.De on April 7, 2011

Yesterday, a farmer responded to the answer he received from DSC’s Avaaj Otalo service; an example of the kind of back-and-forth dialogue that Awaaz.De intends to facilitate. See the translated quote below (translation by our own Tapan Parikh). We love hearing this! Big ups to Avaaj Otalo. I will...
Awaaz.De Research profiled in DNA Ahmedabad

Written by Awaaz.De on April 1, 2011

From DNA Ahmedabad: Tapan Parikh, an assistant professor in the UC Berkeley School of Information, was awarded the five-year grant by the National Science Foundation and, with his team, will use the money to explore ways the voice-based interface can be made more user-friendly for low-literacy users. According to...
Awaaz.De partners with Digital Green

Written by Awaaz.De on February 23, 2011

From Digital Green: … we worked with researchers from Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley to deploy an interactive voice response (IVR) question-and-answer system… it primarily aims to support the community intermediaries involved in video production and dissemination. The IVR system is moderated by the local subject-matter experts...