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Get Paid $175 per Day to Take Photos with Your SmartPhone (So Easy!)

Do you have an iPhone or iPad and like taking pictures? Are you interested in advancing technology and participating in a fun project? TELUS International is looking for people interested in taking Live Photos of handwritten text to participate in a data collection study. The study is aimed at helping artificial intelligence technology systems improve their recognition component.

Sounds interesting? Check out the following details and register below.

Project Details

  • Collect Live Photos of handwritten text in US English

  • The handwritten text should be within specific categories such as recipes, notes, postcards, etc.

  • You can take a Live Photo of an existing handwritten text, or you can compose the text yourself for the purposes of the study, following our guidelines and examples

  • Detailed instructions and a list of the available categories will be provided via email after registration

  • Your participation will take 1-2 hours or more, depending on the number of photos you submit


  • You must live and have the right to work in the US

  • You must be 18 years old or older to participate in this project.

  • Access to one of the devices listed below (the images can be captured only with these devices):

  • iPhone: XR, XS, SE (2nd generation), 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS, XS Max, 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, 13, 13 mini, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max, Iphone 14, 14 plus, 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max

  • iPad: Mini (5th and 6th generation), Air (3rd, 4th and 5th generation), iPad (8th and 9th generation), Pro 11-in and Pro 12.9-in.

  • You will also need access to a computer to upload the images


  • For 50 Live Photos (image pairs of MOV and HEIC files) that meet the requirements you will receive $175, and for each extra Live Photo you will receive $3.50 per image pair

  • You will be able to participate in different categories and with multiple files (as long as the handwriting and categories vary)

Any information that you provide in connection with the Project will be kept confidential. Selected participants will be contacted by TELUS International with the detailed guidelines on how to get started.

To submit your registration, please complete this form. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at

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About TELUS International AI Creating and enhancing the world's data to enable better AI via human intelligence We help companies test and improve machine learning models via our global AI Community of 1 million+ annotators and linguists. Our proprietary AI training platform handles all data types (text, images, audio, video and geo) across 500+ languages and dialects. Our AI Data Solutions vastly enhance AI systems across a range of applications from advanced smart products, to better search results, to expanded speech recognition, to more human-like bot interactions and so much more. TELUS International AI

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