The National Taiwan University Hospital developed a new app which claims to be first of this kind. The name of the application is Infant Cries Translator. The application can recognize baby cry and can tell the user what the baby demands for. This application may be helpful for For new mothers who can’t always make a sense of baby’s cries. To develop the app, the researchers collected 200,000 crying sounds from 100 newborn babies.
When the baby cries, the user needs to do push the recording button for 10 seconds, and the sounds will be uploaded to the Cloud Drive. After the differentiating process, the app analyses the sound in just 15 seconds and sends the results to the user’s mobile phone.”The Infant Cries Translator can differentiate four different statuses of sounds of baby crying, including hunger, the diaper getting wet, sleepy and pain,” one of the head researchers, Chang Chuan-yu said at an event .For infants under two weeks old, the app has an accuracy of 92 percent, researchers say, but the accuracy of its analysis falls off as the baby gets older. The downloaded app will request for birth date and nationality of newborn baby. After filling required fields we can start using the app. The app is available for download from appstore and google play and is priced at $2.99.