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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace Speech Services
Created by Guest
Created on May 2, 2017

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 could serve Hong Kong, Macau & some south east Asia customers.

Idea Priority High
Who would benefit from this IDEA? As a customer, I would like to talk & listen watson services for better user experiences.
  • Admin
    RACHEL LIDDELL
    May 6, 2021

    Mandarin is now support. Cantonese is not on the roadmap.

  • Guest
    Apr 24, 2018

    bhavik shah


    Donna Romer

    VP - Watson Platform, Offering Management




    -----"Aha! (Ashley Brisco)" <c5ac06cd7c1771f0afed29d5@mailer.aha.io> wrote: -----

    To: Donna Romer <donna.romer@ibm.com>
    From: "Aha! (Ashley Brisco)" <c5ac06cd7c1771f0afed29d5@mailer.aha.io>
    Date: 04/24/2018 05:39PM
    Subject: [AHA] Ashley Brisco updated structured idea: Requesting for IBM Bluemix Watson Text-to-speech supports Mandarin and Cantonese


  • Guest
    Sep 7, 2017

    One of our startups Lingmo who does real time language translation would benefit greatly from this, it's one of their most requested languages.