English (US), English (UK), Japanese, Arabic (MSA, Broadband model only), Mandarin, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, French (Broadband model only)
Receive a metadata object in the JSON response that includes confidence score (per word), start/end time (per word), and alternate hypotheses / N-Best (per phrase). A new option for returning word alternatives per (sequential) time intervals is now available.
Telephony (narrow-band) models
There will be an add-on charge of $0.02 USD per minute when used in conjunction with the standard plan.
Mobile SDKs (BETA)
Mobile SDKs are now available to enable native interaction on iOS and Android devices.
Keyword Spotting (BETA)
Optional ability to search for one or more keywords in the audio stream. The returned metadata includes the beginning time, end time and confidence score for each instance of the keyword found. Keyword Spotting is currently available at no additional charge.
A localized version of this Watson service is available in Japan. Visit the following link for details: http://www.softbank.jp/biz/watson