Streaming speech recognition with punctuation

Performs streaming speech recognition on raw PCM audio data.

Code sample

Java

/**
 * Performs streaming speech recognition on raw PCM audio data.
 *
 * @param fileName the path to a PCM audio file to transcribe.
 */
public static void streamingTranscribeWithAutomaticPunctuation(String fileName) throws Exception {
  Path path = Paths.get(fileName);
  byte[] data = Files.readAllBytes(path);

  // Instantiates a client with GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS
  try (SpeechClient speech = SpeechClient.create()) {

    // Configure request with local raw PCM audio
    RecognitionConfig recConfig =
        RecognitionConfig.newBuilder()
            .setEncoding(AudioEncoding.LINEAR16)
            .setLanguageCode("en-US")
            .setSampleRateHertz(16000)
            .setEnableAutomaticPunctuation(true)
            .build();

    // Build the streaming config with the audio config
    StreamingRecognitionConfig config =
        StreamingRecognitionConfig.newBuilder().setConfig(recConfig).build();

    class ResponseApiStreamingObserver<T> implements ApiStreamObserver<T> {
      private final SettableFuture<List<T>> future = SettableFuture.create();
      private final List<T> messages = new java.util.ArrayList<T>();

      @Override
      public void onNext(T message) {
        messages.add(message);
      }

      @Override
      public void onError(Throwable t) {
        future.setException(t);
      }

      @Override
      public void onCompleted() {
        future.set(messages);
      }

      // Returns the SettableFuture object to get received messages / exceptions.
      public SettableFuture<List<T>> future() {
        return future;
      }
    }

    ResponseApiStreamingObserver<StreamingRecognizeResponse> responseObserver =
        new ResponseApiStreamingObserver<>();

    BidiStreamingCallable<StreamingRecognizeRequest, StreamingRecognizeResponse> callable =
        speech.streamingRecognizeCallable();

    ApiStreamObserver<StreamingRecognizeRequest> requestObserver =
        callable.bidiStreamingCall(responseObserver);

    // The first request must **only** contain the audio configuration:
    requestObserver.onNext(
        StreamingRecognizeRequest.newBuilder().setStreamingConfig(config).build());

    // Subsequent requests must **only** contain the audio data.
    requestObserver.onNext(
        StreamingRecognizeRequest.newBuilder()
            .setAudioContent(ByteString.copyFrom(data))
            .build());

    // Mark transmission as completed after sending the data.
    requestObserver.onCompleted();

    List<StreamingRecognizeResponse> responses = responseObserver.future().get();

    for (StreamingRecognizeResponse response : responses) {
      // For streaming recognize, the results list has one is_final result (if available) followed
      // by a number of in-progress results (if iterim_results is true) for subsequent utterances.
      // Just print the first result here.
      StreamingRecognitionResult result = response.getResultsList().get(0);
      // There can be several alternative transcripts for a given chunk of speech. Just use the
      // first (most likely) one here.
      SpeechRecognitionAlternative alternative = result.getAlternativesList().get(0);
      System.out.printf("Transcript : %s\n", alternative.getTranscript());
    }
  }
}

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