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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...
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 intervi...
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...
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...
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 delay...
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 "transcrip...
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 ...
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...
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 custo...
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