Watson Text to Speech on Cloud Pak for Data as a Service


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. You can customize the service to suit your language and application needs.

The service is 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

This service adds a tool or other type of interface that runs in IBM Cloud outside of Cloud Pak for Data as a Service and provides APIs that you can run in notebooks.

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Integrated services

Table 1. 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.
Watson Language Translator Identify the language of text and translate it into different languages programmatically.