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AWS Polly Plugin 1.5.0 Released


Amazon Web Services (AWS) Polly Speech Synthesis Plugin 1.5.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.6.0
  • AWS SDK 1.7.216

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-polly-1.6.4-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (unimrcp-polly_1.6.4-xenial_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-polly_1.6.4-bionic_amd64.deb)

This release allows to select a neural or standard voice engine. The release introduces numerous supplementary features and enhancements to the existing functionality.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for a new parameter 'voice-engine', which can be set either to 'standard' or 'neural'. The parameter can be specified globally from the plugin configuration or per synthesis request via the header filed Vendor-Specific-Parameters.
  • If the configuration parameter 'use-logging-tag' is set to 'true', the header field Logging-Tag, if specified, is used as a suffix while composing file names of waveforms and SDRs.
Fixed Problems
  • Use HTTP proxy settings not only for Polly API but also for STS API requests.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new attribute 'voice-engine' to the element 'synth-settings'.
  • Added a new attribute 'use-logging-tag' to the elements 'waveform-manager' and 'sdr-manager'.
Miscellaneous
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the Polly plugin page for more information.

http://www.unimrcp.org/polly

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

--
Arsen Chaloyan
Author of UniMRCP
http://www.unimrcp.org

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