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Google SS Plugin 1.11.0 Released

Google Speech Synthesis (GSS) Plugin 1.11.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.7.0
  • Google APIs 1.4.0
  • gRPC 1.30.2
  • Protobuf 3.12.2

The plugin supports the following Google Text-to-Speech API version:

  • v1

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-gss-1.7.5-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-gss-1.7.5-1.el8.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (unimrcp-gss_1.7.5-xenial_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-gss_1.7.5-bionic_amd64.deb)

The Google account credentials can now be specified by the user application per MRCP session. The release is built against a newer version of Google APIs.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Allow the user application to specify the parameters 'gapp-credentials-file', 'service-uri' per MRCP session. The parameters set in the first SPEAK request via the header field Vendor-Specific-Parameters are observed for creation of a gRPC channel.
  • Added support for playing out wav files via SPEAK requests referenced either by file:// or http://localhost/utterances URIs.
Fixed Problems
  • None.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new attribute 'service-uri' to the element 'synth-settings'.
  • Upgraded Google APIs from unigoogleapis-1.3.0 to unigoogleapis-1.4.0.
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the GSS plugin page for more information.


Thank you for using UniMRCP.

Arsen Chaloyan
Author of UniMRCP

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