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Speech Services

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Automatic Voice Model detection

Automatically detect the voice model to improve transcription in use cases where multiple speakers have different accents (e.g. US and UK on the same line) - similar to language detection in Watson Assistant.
over 4 years ago in Speech Services 1 Not under consideration

Provide phoneme and word times for TTS

Useful for highlighting words as they play or driving avatar speech
about 6 years ago in Speech Services 0 Future consideration

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...
9 months ago in Speech Services 2 Needs more information

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...
over 1 year 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 ...
almost 2 years ago in Speech Services 2 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

Retreive sound file previously streamed to Watson Speech-to-Text

When working on improving our product, we'd like to capture field failures that could be used to train our custom speech-to-text model. We have a wake word (handled locally) and then we establish a connection to IBM Watson's Speech-to-Text service...
almost 3 years ago in Speech Services 2 Not under consideration

modification request for UI of the AI Minute asset

See attached document.
about 3 years ago in Speech Services 1 Not under consideration

Hindi language support

India is the 4th largest economy in the world with a population of 1.3 billion. Over 50% of the population speak & communicate in Hindi. While Watson is well regarded in the market, the lack of Hindi language support is hindering sales and whi...
about 4 years ago in Speech Services 0 Planned for future release