Watson Text to Speech on Cloud Pak for Data

Version: 4.0.9    Premium   IBM


IBM Watson Text to Speech for IBM Cloud Pak for Data provides speech synthesis capabilities for your applications to convert written text to natural-sounding speech. The service streams the results back to the client with minimal delay.

Watson Speech to Text offers both HTTP and WebSocket programming interfaces that make it appropriate for voice-driven and screenless applications, where audio is the preferred method of output. Possible use cases include:

  • Interfaces for the disabled, such as assistance tools for the vision-impaired
  • Reading text and email messages aloud to drivers
  • Video-script narration and video voice over
  • Reading-based educational tools
  • Home-automation solutions

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Integrated services

Table 1. Supplemental services
Service Capability
Watson™ Assistant for Voice Interaction Enable direct voice interactions over a telephone with a cognitive self-service agent or transcribe phone calls between a caller and agent.
Table 2. Related services
Service Capability
Watson Assistant Build your own branded assistant into any device, application, or channel. Users interact with your application through the user interface that you implement.
Watson Speech to Text Convert audio and voice to written text with speech recognition capabilities for your applications.