A collection of nodes for the IBM Watson services
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Node-RED Watson Nodes for IBM Cloud

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New in version 0.7.4

  • Bump SDK Dependency to 3.11.0
  • Bump Assistant version to 2018-09-20
  • Bump Discovery version to 2018-08-01
  • Bump Natural Language Understanding to 2018-09-21
  • Bump Personality Insights to 2017-10-13
  • Discovery New Environment Size is now a string
  • Add Language Text to DropDrown for new supported languages in Translation Node.
  • Natural Language Classifier updated for use of IAM key for authentication.
  • Fix the Natural Language Understanding for bound IAM key service.
  • German is a supported STT Language.
  • Visual Recognition Key fix when migrating from unbound to bound service.

New in version 0.7.3

  • Modify Discovery Query Builder Node to use listCollectionFields to determine query list.

New in version 0.7.2

  • Allow version date for Assistant to be specified in msg.params.version to allow optional usage of beta version.

New in version 0.7.1

  • Fix to how IAM Key for bound Visual Recognition is retrieved

New in version 0.7.0

  • In this release STT in Stream mode with IAM Keys does not work.
  • Assistant, Discovery, Language Identify, Language Translator, Natural Language Understanding, Personality Insights, Speech to Text, Text to Speech, Tone Analyzer nodes updated to allow for use of IAM key for authentication.
  • Migrated STT node off deprecated methods.
  • Fix to Tone Analyzer Node to preserve credentials on config reopen.
  • Fix to Tone Analyzer to allow json objects and arrays as payload.
  • Fix to STT where auto-connect was not being preserved when reopening configuration.
  • Bump to 2018-03-05 version date for Discovery service.
  • Move to V3 of Language Translator
  • Migrated Discovery Nodes off deprecated methods.
  • Remove Deprecated Retrieve and Rank Nodes

Watson Nodes for Node-RED

A collection of nodes to interact with the IBM Watson services in IBM Cloud.


  • Assistant (formerly Conversation)
    • Add conversational capabilities into applications.
  • Discovery
    • List environments created for the Discovery service
  • Language Identification
    • Detects the language used in text
  • Language Translator
    • Translates text from one language to another
  • Natural Language Classifier
    • Uses machine learning algorithms to return the top matching predefined classes for short text inputs.
  • Natural Language Understanding
    • Analyze text to extract meta-data from content such as concepts, entities, keywords ...
  • Personality Insights
    • Use linguistic analytics to infer cognitive and social characteristics from text
  • Retrieve and Rank
    • Creates a trainable search engine for your data
  • Speech To Text
    • Convert audio containing speech to text
  • Text To Speech
    • Convert text to audio speech
  • Tone Analyzer
    • Discover, understand, and revise the language tones in text.
  • Visual Recognition
    • Analyze visual appearance of images to understand their contents


Example usage flows can be found here node-red-labs


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Copyright and license

Copyright 2018 IBM Corp. under the Apache 2.0 license.