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#!/usr/bin/env python
# Copyright 2017 IBM
# Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may
# not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain
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# under the License.
import argparse
import ConfigParser
import json
from os.path import join, dirname
from watson_developer_cloud import SpeechToTextV1
def get_auth():
config = ConfigParser.RawConfigParser()'auth.cfg')
user = config.get('watson', 'username')
password = config.get('watson', 'password')
return (user, password)
def parse_args():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(
description='Transcribe audio with watson')
parser.add_argument('--customization', help="Process using a customized model id")
args = parser.parse_args()
return args
def main():
args = parse_args()
(user, passwd) = get_auth()
speech_to_text = SpeechToTextV1(
with open(args.file, 'rb') as audio_file:
print("Sending audio to watson to recognize, this will take 30+ minutes")
if args.customization is not None:
print("Using custom model {0}".format(args.customization))
print("Please be patient and don't kill this process while running")
output = speech_to_text.recognize(
audio_file, content_type='audio/flac', timestamps=True,
with open("watson-transcript.json", "w") as out:
print("Transcription done, written to watson-transcription.json")
out.write(json.dumps(output, indent=2))
if __name__ == "__main__":
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