Tech Giant Google has propelled another application called Bolo, which will help students in India read in Hindi and English and work as a guide of sorts. The Bolo application, which is propelling in beta first, comes after a pilot venture that Google kept running with 900 youngsters in more than 200 towns in Uttar Pradesh with ASER focus. The yearly ASER 2018 report demonstrated that of all students joined up with grade 5 in India, just about the portion of them can certainly read a standard 2 level course reading. The Google Bolo application will want to plug that hole with its mentor based methodology in helping youngsters read. The application incorporates an Assistant called Diya, which empowers youngsters with their perusing, understanding skills. Diya can talk in Hindi and English and will motivate the youngster when they are attempting to speak in English or Hindi. For example, when the kid reads the content accurately, Diya says “Shabash” or great.
The application is as of now constrained to these two languages, however, Google says it will extend it to more languages later. Bolo will likewise be a free application and depends on Google’s speech recognition and tech-to-speech innovation. The thought with Bolo is to function as a customized reading coach, and the application gives positive feedback. Google has banded together with Storyweaver.org.in for substance, which incorporates 50 stories in Hindi and 40 in English. Further, the application works with no information and also when the phone is disconnected to the internet. Bolo will get more content soon, said the organization.
On security, Google says the application does not require any data to be entered by the client. No name, age, sex is required nor is a Gmail account expected to sign in. The application is additionally promotion free. Any close to home information related to application remains on the gadget. Google will work intimately with four NPOs including Pratham Education Foundation, Room to Read, Saajha and Kaivalya Education Foundation – a Piramal Initiative, who have broad experience of working in this space to take Bolo to more kids.