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Azure SS Plugin 1.16.0 Released


Microsoft Azure Speech Synthesis (SS) Plugin 1.16.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.7.0
  • Microsoft Text-to-Speech REST API
  • Libevent 2.1.9
  • Rapidjson 1.1.0

The plugin supports the following endpoints:

  • Speech Service (regional)
  • Custom Speech Service (regional)
  • Speech Service (containerized)
  • Custom Speech Service (containerized)
  • Speech Service (private)
  • Custom Speech Service (private)

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-azure-ss-1.7.7-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-azure-ss-1.7.7-1.el8.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.7-bionic_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.7-focal_amd64.deb)

This release introduces support for load balancing and failover of service endpoints which can optionally be specified in the configuration file of the plugin.

The release provides a few fixes and improvements in the existing functionality.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for load balancing and failover of service endpoints specified in the configuration file of the plugin.
  • Allow voice name and gender be also specified via Vendor-Specific-Parameters using voice-name and voice-gender tokens correspondingly.
  • Output license and maintenance expiration dates to status files, if/when applicable.
Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a possible segfault on processing of the header field Logging-Tag having an empty [no] value.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new element 'service-endpoints' to the document 'umsazuress'.
Miscellaneous
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the Azure SS plugin page for more information.

http://www.unimrcp.org/azss

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

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

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