Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Using speech recognition and artificial intelligence to help teach English. ELSA Instant is the name of a free browser plug in designed to help the one and a half billion English learners around the globe and is a follow up to the Elsa apps available for smartphones. It was created by Vu Van whose motivation was personal…
“Ten years ago I moved from Vietnam to the U.S. to do my M.B.A. and education at Stanford University here and the first quarter I was really struggling to be understood by all of my friends and my teachers and my professors. And that really hurt my confidence.”
Now she is helping others and Elsa has raised more than twelve million dollars in venture capital. There’s more at www.elsaspeak.com. You can find us at Techstination.com. I’m Fred Fishkin.