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APIs work better together

The submission deadline for the IBM Watson Developer Challenge for Conversational Applications is April 15, 2016. As you continue to build your app, don’t forget about the myriad APIs available for you to supplement your app and enhance its capabilities. Here are some optional APIs you can add to your conversational app to take it to the next level:

  1. Speech to Text/Text to Speech: Ditch the keyboard and let your app talk with its users. Perfect for automated phone systems, universally accessible apps, and robots.
  2. Personality Insights/Tone Analyzer: Tailor your message to your audience. Use these services to make the conversation more natural and empathic.
  3. Tradeoff Analytics: Walk people through decisions involving multiple criteria using this optimization tool. Great for retail applications.

Still have questions?

If you have questions about the Watson Developer Cloud APIs or specific apps you’re developing, join us for open office hours, Tuesdays/Thursdays 3-5pm ET, on the WDC Slack Channel.

If you have questions about the Watson Developer Challenge for Conversational Apps, post in the discussion forum or shoot us an email at and we'll respond as soon as we can.

You can get the full Building with Watson webinar schedule and links to replays right here.