The purpose of the survey is to compare the performance of various digital personal assistants & to support the development of technology products and services like digital voice assistants. We need the survey to be performed in the cities of Guangzhou and Beijing. All hardware required to conduct the survey will be provided by us.
Project Requirements -
Environment - The study space must comfortably accommodate a 3ft x 4ft table, chairs for a proctor and a participant, and clear ingress/egress [login to view URL] study environment must be quiet with background noise at 40 dB or less preferred , even with ac or heat on during traffic hours. Additionally, a T60 of 350 ms is required, i.e. after a sound intrusion, the sound pressure level must reduce by at least 60 dB within 350 ms. (Apartment will be examined & approved by our client)
Hardware Requirements - Both android and apple mobiles will be provided by us.
Dialects- The dialects accepted are Northern Mandarin, Eastern Mandarin , South Western Mandarin, Hakka, Xiang,Min, Yue.
Participants - 225 (not yet confirmed)
Duration- 1 hour per participant
Data Collection- Each participant needs to fill a questionnaire set by us before the study, mid-study, post study. The study involves giving command/utterance to siri & google assistant. The utterance list will be given by us.
Grading - Post data collection the data needs to be graded. Responses of both digital assistants and participants need to be transcribed . Further, the interaction needs to be labelled as success/failure. Reasons to be selected for success/failure from different options.
What I am requesting currently is if you can share pricing with current understanding of the project on the below basis. You can take assumptions while sharing price & you need to mention your assumptions. This is not going to be the ultimate pricing. Its for our understanding -
Rent of apartment in Beijing & Guangzhou per day for 24 hours for survey.
Rate per utterance of a participant.
Hourly rate per participant. (covers utterance and filling questionnaire)
Grading rate per hours (transcription & labelling success/failure)