The Watson QA service tile will be removed from the Bluemix catalog on Friday, November 20, 2015, after which you cannot provision new instances of this service. However, existing provisioned instances will continue to be available until December 16, 2015. We encourage you to check out our replacement services: Natural Language Classifier, Dialog, Retrieve and Rank, and Document Conversion.
At The Next Web (TNW) USA Hack Battle 2015, we provided Watson cognitive services to 100+ developers. Read about the 4 winners who used various APIs to build awesome Watson-powered applications.
Living with a chronic health condition can be costly and difficult to manage. Watson Ecosystem Partner iDAvatars has developed a cognitive Avatar called Sophie. Sophie interacts with users to empower them to make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their conditions. Meet CEO of iDAvatars, Norrie Daroga, in this Q&A post.
We are happy to announce the continued expansion of IBM Watson Language Translation to now three types of customization, coupled with web-based customization tooling for non-developers. We have also released several enhancements to our Watson Developer Cloud Speech to Text and Text to Speech services. These include new languages, new audio file types, and new SDK’s.
The price is right! We are pleased to announce a price reduction for Watson Personality Insights, effective December 1, 2015.