Build a virtual assistant that responds to a trigger word

May 19, 2020 1:00 pm CEST

Personal assistant devices are one of the main use cases for speech-to-text technology. “Wake words” engage devices to process what they hear, like “Hey Google” or “Alexa,” often sending it to the cloud if a connection has been established.

You can use the Watson Speech to Text service somewhat similarly, depending on how you write application.

While the libraries and methods might differ for your target platform or programming language, the steps in this webinar help you understand how to create an application that’s always listening, but runs only after a “wake word” has been triggered.



-Lungelo Sikobi, IBM Developer Advocate

-Mo Badreldin, IBM Developer Advocate

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