All Posts by Gopal Amlekar


About the Author

Gopal has a rich experience of over 20 years in Embedded systems, Digital/Analog design, Microcontrollers as well as in programming. Long back he learned to programme the classic 8051 Microcontroller in assembly language and now he is working on cutting-edge technologies around Cloud, Multimedia and IoT. Outside the professional world, Gopal loves photography, listening to music and spending time with his family.

Mar 14

This Alexa Powered Dictionary Bot Can Expedite Your Vocabulary Buildup

By Gopal Amlekar | Cloud Computing , Internet of Things

Voice controlled technologies are growing in popularity everywhere. From home automation to cab booking or ordering a meal, customers are getting pampered with the luxury of using voice to control things around them.

In this blog post, I present a tutorial to build a voice-activated Oxford dictionary using Amazon Alexa. You can talk to the dictionary and ask for definitions, example usage, synonyms or antonyms of any English word present in the Oxford dictionary.

Dec 12

Voice Activated Trading Bot Powered By IBM Watson Text-to-Speech Service

By Gopal Amlekar | Cloud Computing

Voice enabled devices are leaping forward, and speech is becoming the dominant bot interface. Digital assistants, or bots, as they are widely known nowadays, speak more like humans. Their popularity is growing with a multitude of apps that can make your life easier, and their application is found in domains like customer service, home automation, chat and news readers to name a few.

This article showcases the power of speech agents with a stock market trading example, where continuous price updates can be heard instead of watched on screen. Furthermore, a use case is presented for one such stock trading scenario using a voice activated trading bot.