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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!
5 days ago in Speech Services 0 Submitted

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

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...
8 months ago in Speech Services 2 Future consideration

Ability to move fully trained STT models between separate instances (i.e. DEV vs. PROD or separate accounts)

Customers for best practice reasons keep environments separate (DEV vs. PROD) for security, performance, testing & availability of the model. Training STT models can take hours to train. Not utilizing fully trained models results in delays ...
about 4 years ago in Speech Services 4 Not under 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

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

Improve API response structure for timestamps and word_confidence within STT SpeechRecognitionAlternative model

As part of the response from making a POST to the v1/recognize endpoint in the Speech to Text service, the user receives an array of "alternatives". Within these "alternatives" objects, there are two arrays called "word_confidence" and "transcript...
almost 5 years ago in Speech Services 0 Not under consideration

Phoneme timings in Text to Speech service

We'd like to use the text to speech service to control an animatronic. The animatronic has a mouth and needs to manipulate its lips and jaws as it's speaking and Amazon had phoneme and viseme support which is what we were using. However, we're swi...
over 3 years ago in Speech Services 2 Planned for future release

Requesting for IBM Bluemix Watson Text-to-speech supports Mandarin and Cantonese

IBM Bluemix Watson Text-to-speech service supports Mandarin and Cantonese. IBM Bluemix Watson Speech-to-Text support Mandarin, it's logical that Text-to-speech support Mandarin. Meanwhile, there is a niche market on STT/TTS for Cantonese, which ...
over 5 years ago in Speech Services 3 Functionality already exists

Add m4a speech to text support

This is a great format for content creation apps in iOS, why not support it?I have to get around by converting to wav or mp3 adding more waiting time
over 3 years ago in Speech Services 1 Not under consideration