SoundHound's Hound app allows users to ask complex questions and get an accurate answer really fast. The app combines voice recognition and language understanding functionality to achieve this. The Houndify API allows developers to integrate it in to their own apps and hardware creations.
PowerPhone, leader in 911 call handling protocols, has updated its premier software package (Total Response CACH) to include an open API. The API will allow computer aided dispatch systems (CAD) to seamlessly integrate with CACH. CACH, short for computer aided call handling, automates questioning and information gathering.
In this, developer-blogger Alex Kras shows us how to overcome the 60 second audio file limitation of the free tier of Google's Cloud Speech API by taking a longer audio file, breaking it up into short chunks, and then cycling through those chunks to make a complete transcription.