Google’s Bolo App helps primary grade children improve their reading skill

Past few months or year rather we have seen Tech companies coming under radar for data privacy and other privacy related issues. While I write this THE WEB CONFERENCE 2020 will address some of these issues and companies like Facebook and Google are going to be part of this.

Well this article is not about data or privacy but about an app which helps primary kids read.

This app is a speech-based reading app. Built using AI.

Beauty of Bolo app is that it can work even in offline mode. Isnt it great.

The app allows user or kids in this case to read aloud and practice with an assistant which google calls Diya.

So this is what Bolo can do

It listens to what your child is reading, motivates them to read well and helps when they get stuck.

Bolo app has various stories in mutiple languages:

• English
• Hindi (हिंदी)
• Bangla (বাংলা)
• Urdu (اردو)
• Telugu (తెలుగు)
• Marathi (मराठी)
• Tamil (தமிழ்)
to name a few

Google added loads to features which kids would love like awards and word games.

Google has also made a beautiful video, here have a look

Spread this Bolo app and help kids learn.

In the time of stupid apps taking over the planet. You should do your bit and spread awareness about how tech can help and changes lives of people for good