8. CIAIR Video game Command Voice (CIAIR-VCV)

Data DOI


Producer, Project

Center for Integrated Acoustic Information Research (CIAIR), Nagoya University


Collection of voices (reading out words and sentences) of elementary school students inside a room (in a normal living environment, not in an anechoic chamber)

Contents A: 
0 - 40 words (mainly katakana words)
Contents B: 
30 sentences quoted from the nursery tale, "The Little Match Girl," by Hans Christian Andersen
Contents C: 
21 short words such as figures, directions, and greetings (40 words in part)


Elementary school students (6- to 12-year-old boys and girls) 288 people (145 boys and 143 girls)

Speech file format

WAV format (16 kHz, 16 bit, Mono)

Distribution media



For research and development purposes only


No fee

Speech sample for test listening

Isolated words (mainly katakana words)


Sentences quoted from the nursery tale "The Little Match Girl"


Isolated words such as digits and greetings


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