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Bing SR Plugin 1.4.0 Released


Microsoft Bing Speech Recognition (BingSR) Plugin 1.4.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.5.0
  • Microsoft Speech WebSocket Protocol
  • Libevent 2.1.8
  • Rapidjson 1.1.0

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

This release addresses interoperability with Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP).

The release also fixes an issue stopping no-input timer encountered under certain circumstances.

Everyone is encouraged to upgrade.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Made the name of the built-in speech transcription grammar configurable, which defaults to 'transcribe'.
  • Allow 'builtin:speech/$name' and 'builtin:grammar/$name' to be used interchangeably.
  • Accept SRGS speech grammars without processing of any rules defined in the grammar.
Fixed Problems
  • When the configuration parameter 'start-of-input' is set to 'service-originated', then no-input timer might have not been stopped upon start of speech. This issue was introduced in 1.3.0 release.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new attribute 'skip-unsupported-grammars', which defaults to 'true'.
  • Added a new attribute 'transcription-grammar', which defaults to 'transcribe'.
Miscellaneous
  • Changed grammar referencing routine to be, by default, tolerant to malformed and not supported grammars.

Visit the BingSR plugin page for more information.

http://www.unimrcp.org/bingsr

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

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

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