The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) is a national centre supported by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). SADiLaR has an enabling function, with a focus on all official languages of South Africa, supporting research and development in the domains of language technologies and language-related studies in the humanities and social sciences. READ MORE...
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Bridging communication barriers in COVID-19 triage and screening - A mobile speech app
The mobile application, AwezaMed COVID-19, features localised speech technology such as speech recognition, machine translation, and text-to-speech developed by the CSIR and works on any Android smartphone. It enables healthcare providers to access a phrase in English, translate it into any South African official language, and play the phrase in the selected language.