The Angus Word Spotting (Version 1) Python SDK by Angus.ai provides microphone services to spot specified words (or group of words) in a complex speech input. Version 1 works best with speakers the service has been trained for. The Angus.ai API makes it easy for developers to give senses to machines and embraces AI technologies for text, voice, sound, image, video, text, laser, sonar, and accelerometers.
If it's speech-to-text services you're after, Vocapia Research is in the game, offering a variety of speech technology services and working with their clients to adapt, fine tune or create products that are relevant for specific applications. One of Vocapia's products is the VoxSigma speech-to-text software suite that is suitable for many languages and a variety of audio data types. The VoxSigma API is available as a Web service via a REST API over HTTPS.
IBM has announced that it is acquiring the digital and data assets of The Weather Company in a deal reportedly worth more than $2 billion. The acquisition will hing on IBM's ability to create value by applying Watson to The Weather Company's data to create predictive weather analytics solutions.