Michael Picheny

June 7, 2017

Automatic Speech Recognition – Are All Tests Comparable?

Access to appropriate domain data is the dominant factor in determining the performance of speech recognition APIs. Watson offers a cloud-based API with a general model with the option to customize, allowing you to build a customized model versus contributing data to a central database.

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December 15, 2016

Look who’s talking: IBM debuts Watson Speech To Text “Speaker Diarization” beta

“Hey, it’s me.” How often has this been your first sentence after someone answers your phone call? Our human ability to distinguish a person’s voice in just a few words is remarkable — and it’s an incredibly difficult task for an artificial agent to replicate. While we can instantly identify a voice or dialogue between […]

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