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Azure SR Plugin 1.18.0 Released


Microsoft Azure Speech Recognition (SR) Plugin 1.18.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.7.0
  • Microsoft Speech WebSocket Protocol
  • 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)

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-azure-sr-1.7.10-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-azure-sr-1.7.10-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-sr_1.7.10-bionic_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-sr_1.7.10-focal_amd64.deb)

This release adds support for new minor features.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for an extended tag format, which can be set via a new configuration parameter 'tag-format'. If the parameter is set to 'extended', the value of the X-RequestId header is concatenated to the transcription result set in the NLSML instance element.
  • Added support for an extended input format which can be set via a new configuration parameter 'input-format'. If the parameter is set to 'extended', the value of the X-RequestId header is concatenated to the transcription result set in the NLSML input element.
  • Made the HTTP request timeout configurable for auth requests.
  • Made the precision of the confidence score configurable.
Fixed Problems
  • None.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new attribute 'tag-format' to the element 'ws-streaming-recognition'. Can be set either to 'default' or 'extended'.
  • Added a new attribute 'input-format' to the element 'ws-streaming-recognition'. Can be set either to 'default' or 'extended'.
  • Added a new attribute 'auth-request-timeout' to the element 'ws-streaming-recognition'. Defaults to 30 seconds.
  • Added a new attribute 'confidence-precision' to the element 'ws-streaming-recognition'. Defaults to 2 digits after the point.
Miscellaneous
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the Azure SR plugin page for more information.

http://www.unimrcp.org/azsr

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

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

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