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Azure SS Plugin 1.19.0 Released


Microsoft Azure Speech Synthesis (SS) Plugin 1.19.0 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-1.7.11-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-azure-ss-1.7.11-1.el8.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.11-bionic_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.11-focal_amd64.deb)

This release introduces support for multiple subscription key files specified per MRCP session. The release also adds support for vendor-specific parameters specified as query parameters of xml:base in SSML.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for multiple subscription key files.
  • Allow the client to specify vendor-specific parameters via query parameters of the xml:base attribute in an SSML content.
Fixed Problems
  • None.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a neural voice for en-IN to the default configuration file of voices.
Miscellaneous
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the Azure SS plugin page for more information.

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

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

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