Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3

In Part 1 of this series, you learnt the basics of Serverless computing and the building blocks behind OpenWhisk. In this post, you will create Watson Services  and add them to an OpenWhisk Sequence on IBM Bluemix. As our post is all about chaining Watson Services using OpenWhisk, in this section you will create three … Continue reading “Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 2 of 3”

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3

Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3

This 3-part series of posts helps you understand the in-depth features of Serverless Computing via OpenWhisk. OpenWhisk offers an easy way to chain services where an output of first action acts as an input to the second action and so on in a sequence. OpenWhisk achieves the chaining of services via sequences on Bluemix. By the … Continue reading “Watson Service Chaining via OpenWhisk Sequence : Part 1 of 3”

Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App

Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App

This post is about injecting Watson Speech-to-Text into an Android native app. Speech-to-Text is available as a service on IBM Cloud i.e.., Bluemix. You will integrating the service available on Bluemix into our favourite chatbot “The WatBOT” using Watson Developer Android SDK with minimal lines of code. Why Watson Speech-to-Text? Vidyasagar Machupalli Polyglot & Pragmatic … Continue reading “Adding Watson Speech-to-Text to your Android App”

Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App

Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App

The blog post shows how to integrate Watson Text-to-Speech(TTS) into your existing Android native mobile app. It was a dream come true when I made my first Watbot commit to Github. Watbot is an Android chatbot built using Watson Conversation Service. This was for a Hands-on lab in a college. As the students were able … Continue reading “Integrating Watson Text to Speech into an Android Native App”

Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson

Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson

The main intention of this blog post is to share my first FB Live chat. It was for a technical conversation – Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson. Watson Conversation caught my interest when I first saw its visual builder against the old xml based Dialog service. In fact, the Dialog is not part … Continue reading “Dialog a tete-a-tete with a bot via Watson”

Need of Context in a chatbot conversation

Need of Context in a chatbot conversation

This blog post introduces the Importance of Context to maintain the state of a Conversation while building a bot more specifically a chatbot. A conversation (or chat) is a chain of statements exchanged between two or more individuals. Mostly, conversations happen on a particular topic or in a situation. Whatever the topic or situation is, … Continue reading “Need of Context in a chatbot conversation”

A Voice-enabled ChatBot powered by IBM Watson in Mins

A Voice-enabled ChatBot powered by IBM Watson in Mins

WatBot is a Voice-enabled Android Native ChatBot built using Watson Conversation, Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech Services on IBM Bluemix (open standards cloud platform for building, running, and managing apps and services). Vidyasagar Machupalli Polyglot & Pragmatic Programmer • Developer Advocate, IBM • Microsoft MVP • Intel software Innovator • DZone MVB https://about.me/mscvidyasagar