(July 2, 2021, Beijing time) Shanghai Liulishuo Information Technology Co., Ltd. (LAIX, referred to as "流利说" or LingoChamp) and Shenzhen Timekettle Technology Co., Ltd. (Timekettle, referred to as "时空壶") jointly announced a strategic cooperation, and the two parties will work together in AI education field with the software and hardware layout of personal English training, provides users with curriculum customization, pronunciation correction, and AI dialogue services, creating a new species of AI education from content to smart hardware closed loop, and AI teachers provide users a native English language environment anytime, anywhere.
This cooperation marks a further step in the application of AI education.
The Timekettle team has created a new mode called Learnywhere on its Timekettle APP with M2 Translation earbuds. Learnywhere allows the user to speak a sentence in their native language and practice the translated English result with the AI teacher. Combined with the high-quality content of Liulishuo, and the corresponding artificial intelligence technology, the two will create the necessary skills for users to speak English fluently, such as general word mastery, sentence translation, speech correction, and speech training in the native English language environment.
Meanwhile, the LingoChamp APP combined with the hardware as Timekettle M2 Translation Earbuds can further improve users' practice experience anytime and anywhere, creating a personal in-ear AI English teacher. With Timekettle M2 earbuds, users can have English conversation training with AI English Coach on the road, on the subway, at home, or even in the gym.
In the future, the two parties will deepen the combination of content, AI education, AI speech recognition technology and hardware technology, expand the English speech database through the in-depth development of APP and hardware, and improve the level of AI teachers based on massive data, and create more ready-to-use, more language resources, and more customized AI education products.
LAIX is a leading “Technology + Education” company. LINGOCHAMP has developed “AI English Teacher” based on deep learning, which provides personalized and adaptive learning paths to help every learner better improve their learning efficiency. 40% of the learners progressed at least to the next higher level of CEFR. And 72% of the learners improved their test scores. Countries include but not limited – China, Japan, Korea, U.S., Mexico, Colombia, Brazil.
Founded in 2016, Timekettle Technologies is committed to building a global brand of AI translators by integrating cutting-edge technology and innovative design through the combination of artificial intelligence and hardware technology. Since 2017, with our never-ending passion for innovation and optimization of products, we designed WT2 Plus Translator Earbuds, ZERO Translator, M2 Translator & Music Earbuds, and WT2 Edge Translator Earbuds. These products are currently marketed and sold in more than 120 countries and regions under the Timekettle brand. With our intuitive designs, we are the winner of over a dozen international design awards, such as the iF Award, Japan Japan Good Design Award, CES Innovation Award, and Red Dot Design Award. These accomplishments are recognized and reported by over 200 media worldwide.