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April 29, 2019

Transforming Customer Experiences with AI Services (Part 1)

This is an experience from a recent customer engagement on transcribing customer conversations using IBM Watson AI services.

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October 30, 2018

Pricing Update for IBM Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech

Effective December 1, 2018, the IBM Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech services will be removing the free tiers from their Standard plans (i.e., the 1,000-free-minute tier in Speech to Text and 1,000,000-free-character tier in Text to Speech).

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April 23, 2018

Build a voice-enabled Android Chatbot

This post is an excerpt from our recent solution tutorial with step-by-step instructions showing how easy it is to quickly create a voice-enabled Android-native chatbot with Watson Assistant, Text to Speech, Speech to Text and mobile analytics services on IBM Cloud.

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November 17, 2017

Watson Speech to Text and Text to Speech have released Lite Plans!

On Nov 1st, 2017, both Watson Speech to Text and Watson Text to Speech released Lite Plans, as part of IBM Cloud Platform’s initiative to roll out Lite Plans across public cloud services.

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April 10, 2017

The 2017 Masters: IBM’s Cognitive Room

This year, with the opportunity of a new working location within the new press building, our team undertook an exercise to re-imagine the client; members and guests experience for the IBM at The Masters Program. The focus for us was to bring IBM’s cognitive ambition and capabilities to the forefront, to demonstrate that Watson can be applied to every activity and touch point of an experience, and improve it. The idea formed from this approach became known as our “Cognitive Room”.

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February 3, 2017

New command line tools for Watson Services

As developers, we're always looking for new ways to make our lives easier - better tools, new SDKs, new services and cognitive computing. They're all new ways to make tasks more efficient, more scalable, or just simply easier to get things done. This blog introduces some new command line tools for interacting with IBM Watson services.

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December 26, 2016

Watson Developer Conference 2016 Showcased Android Cognitive Labs

WDC 2016 in San Francisco allowed developers to learn about SDKs (incl. Android), deep learning, and the roadmap of Watson cognitive services.

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March 14, 2016

WelcomeBot – Intelligent Receptionist Robot using Watson cognitive services

This past weekend I was mentoring at a hackathon in Prague focused on the Internet of Things. The project of the winners used an older version of a robot called RoboMe that was controlled via the microphone jack through a mobile phone. Even using an old model, the team managed to integrate Watson Text To Speech, Speech To Text and Dialog service together into a working product using IBM Bluemix Cloud and Watson capabilities in just three days!

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