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Add Turkish to Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech services

According to Wikipedia Turkish is the 13th most spoken language in the world. It'd be very helpful to add Turkish to the Speech services since it is also often required in some client engagements!
about 4 hours ago in Speech Services 0 Submitted

Availability of Ukrainian Language Support in Watson Speech-to-Text API

The world's security is in crisis now. We want to help even a little with the power of IT. Among them, I think that the support of Ukrainian by Speech to text will be a big help. We have begun offering tools to translate the results of Japanese vo...
7 months ago in Speech Services 2 Future consideration

German model needs proper case and punctuation

The previous generation German models do not have any upper case words or punctuation. The next generation model (telephony only for now) has no punctuation and almost no correct upper case words. For German, proper case and at least some basic pu...
10 months ago in Speech Services 0

Watson Speech to Text should return timestamps accurate to milliseconds for transcription

Real-life scenario: Researchers from Brandeis University, Boston University, Harvard, Boston College, and Northeastern University are investigating cognitive aging and biomarkers of dementia. Currently, they have been hand-scoring cognitive interv...
11 months ago in Speech Services 2 Needs more information

Remove Limitation of article length in text to speech api

We are using text to speech service to transcode texts using the api. Unfortunately, the api limits the size of text to 5kb. Most of our texts have a size > 5kb. Please remove or adjust the maximum size of texts in order to make longer texts po...
12 months ago in Speech Services 0 Future consideration

Allow metadata to be saved with custom language models

We need to create and manage custom language models for a potentially large number of different clients. We would like to be able to save metadata with a custom language model that would help us to identify things like what client account the cust...
over 1 year ago in Speech Services 0 Planned for future release

usability of the new IBM Watson tts demo site

When we did the project "spaceships with opinions" the IBM Watson tts-demo site was a great help. So I feel I have a responsibility to tell you how I think the new site is failing. https://www.ibm.com/demos/live/tts-demo/self-service/home It works...
almost 2 years ago in Speech Services 3 Needs more information

Help with audio file slicing

Currently I can submit a word or phrase with an audio file and receive back the time code of the word or phrase. We need the time codes of the periods, question marks, and exclamation marks. In other words, we want to upload a transcript with the ...
about 2 years ago in Speech Services 2 Planned for future release

Punctuation Needed for IBM Speech to Text Service

I have a customer that is a daily magazine on the web as well as a podcast network. They offer analysis and commentary about politics, news, business, technology, and culture. They are considering our IBM Speech to Text (STT) solution to provide a...
about 2 years ago in Speech Services 0 Planned for future release

Add flag to instances to indicate if have customizations

When building a UI for Phone integration -- the reasons to select a particular STT or Voice instance over another are the plan and whether it has customizations available. At this time to, when a user selects a speech instance, you must do several...
about 2 years ago in Speech Services 0 Planned for future release