Release Notes

Nov. 27, 2020

Pricing

Decreasing API price from $0.048 / min to $0.012 / min

Company

  • Our new domain has change from cochlear.ai to cochl.ai
  • A brand new site accessible at www.cochl.ai

Model

  • Addition of Human-status service:
    • Baby_cry
    • Dining_clink
    • Dog_bark
    • Electric_shaver_or_toothbrush
    • Keyboard_or_mouse
    • Knock
    • Toilet_flush
    • Water_tap_or_liquid_fill
    • Others

Sept. 7, 2020

Client

Breaking changes

Java and Dart dependency name have change.

For java, now use

dependencies {
    implementation 'ai.cochlear.sense:cochl-sense:1.1.0'
}

For dart, now use

dependencies:
  cochl_sense: ^1.1.0

Jul. 21, 2020

Model

  • Addition of Human-status service:
    • Burping
    • Cough
    • Fart
    • Hiccup
    • Laughter
    • Sigh
    • Sneeze
    • Snoring
    • Yawn
    • Others

May 15, 2020

Official v1 release

Model

  • Better accuracy
  • Faster result
  • Specialized model to 2 different services :
    • Emergency detection: Fire/smoke alarm, glassbreak, scream, and siren
    • Human interaction: Clap, finger snap, knock, whisper, and whistling

Client

  • Dart client
  • Clients use SSL to send encrypted audio data

Breaking changes

  • Change client API
  • Split supported sounds between different services
  • Stop support of beta API key
  • All services and API keys from beta version are not supported anymore
  • All beta clients needs to be updated to latest version

Dashboard

  • Creation of dashboard: https://dashboard.cochl.ai/
  • Data usage visualization
  • Usage of multiple API Key using different projects for better control

Jan. 22, 2020

Release of beta v2.1 : number of supported sounds increased to 34 classes.

Model

  • Added (14 classes)

    • Bicycle_bell
    • Birds
    • Burping
    • Cat_meow
    • Clap
    • Crowd_applause
    • Crowd_scream
    • Explosion
    • Finger_snap
    • Keyboard_mouse
    • Mosquito
    • Sigh
    • Whisper
    • Wind_noise
  • Changed (3 classes)

    • Applause → Crowd_applause
    • Gunshot_explosion → Gunshot
    • Scream_shout → Scream
  • Deleted (1 class) :

    • Baby_laughter

Jul. 03, 2019

Client

  • Python: Fix time frame bug in streaming function

Jun. 05, 2019

Cochl. Sense beta v2 is now available.

Model

  • Acoustic event API

    • Removed the subtask option.
    • Available sound events are increased to 22 (v-1.0: 7 events)
    • Provides API with a new serving system which is more scalable.
  • Music API, Speech API

    • Paused temporarily and will be back in Q3 2019 with improved performance.

Client

  • protobuf messages changed
  • grpc service changed

Nov. 09, 2018

Cochl. Sense beta v1 is now available in Beta release, which is the first general purpose audio cognition API. The API is designed to empower developers and corporates with Machine Listening AI. During Beta period, it is free to use within the daily quota of 700 calls (for file inputs) and 10 minutes (for streaming).

Model

  • Speech and music activity detection
  • Age and gender detection
  • Additional sound event class: glassbreak
  • Improved performance

Client

  • Improved latency
  • Streaming input support
  • Example client codes of other languages (Java, Node.js)
  • Additional functionalities