Since 2017, Google Cloud has offered a Speech-to-Text (STT) API that third-parties can take advantage of in their own services. The newest models for Google speech recognition improve accuracy due to a “major” technology improvement, and are particularly suited for creating voice UIs.
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text Stories April 22
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text Stories February 21, 2019
Google makes Cloud Speech-to-Text more affordable, adds additional languages & voices for Cloud TTS
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text Stories August 28, 2018
Google Cloud Text-to-Speech now open to all developers w/ more WaveNet voices
Given the rise of smart speakers and other devices that talk back to you, text-to-speech (TTS) is an important technology. Google’s solution for third-party developers is now generally available with new languages and features. Meanwhile, Cloud Speech-to-Text is also gaining new beta features.
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text Stories July 24, 2018
Earlier this year, Google launched Cloud AutoML Vision in alpha after unveiling at I/O 2017 as a way for neural networks to design better neural nets. At Cloud Next 18, Google is launching AutoML Natural Language and AutoML Translation in beta, along with other updates to core services.
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text Stories April 9, 2018
Google Cloud Speech-to-Text updated w/ tailored video/phone models & auto punctuation