What it can do for your business

IBM® Watson™ Speech to Text service provides APIs that enable you to add speech transcription capabilities to your applications. The service uses machine intelligence to provide information about grammar and language structure as well as composition of the audio signal. It continuously returns and retroactively updates the transcription as more speech is heard. Suitable for any application where speech is the input and a textual transcription is the desired output. Examples include voice control of applications, embedded devices or vehicle accessories; transcribing meetings and conference calls; or dictating email messages and notes.

Powerful real-time speech recognition

Automatically transcribe audio from seven languages in real time. Captures what is being discussed across various audio formats and programming interfaces (HTTP REST, Websocket, Asynchronous HTTP).

Highly accurate speech engine

Customize and improve accuracy in terms of specific language and content such as product names, sensitive subjects or names of individuals. Spot keywords in real time with accuracy and confidence.

Built to support various use cases

Transcribe audio for various use cases. This can include real-time transcription of audio from a microphone or analyzing thousands of call center audio recordings.

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Available on IBM Cloud

This product is available on IBM Cloud, an open source environment that helps you quickly and easily create, deploy, and manage applications on the cloud.

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