It seems like it might have been developped in Chile. This is really awesome. They should develop voice synthesizer, voice recognition for the OLPC, and provide software that can synch an audio-book sound file with an ebook file and highlight the word while it is being spoken in the audio file. Eigther the voice-recognition should happen on a server and a timecode file could be loaded to provide the synchronization for each word of an audio-book or else it should be processed in realtime on the laptop. This voice synthesizer is a great way for children to get instant gratification for learning how to write, to type words and learn how to spell correctly. Imagine combining this functionality with a game where the computer asks a question and the student has to type in the answer which is then read by a voice synthesizer with all kinds of different voice pitches and voice types possible, the possibillities could be really endless. Then use this functionality in combination with the curriculum, and you have one of the many revolutionnary applications of the OLPC project right there.
Usos educativos del OLPC. Este video es parte de una serie de mini-videos donde mostramos las distintas aplicaciones educativas asociadas al proyecto ONE LAPTOP PER CHILD. Este video es un aporte de la campaña un computador por niño, Chile.
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