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Azure SS Plugin 1.18.0 Released

Microsoft Azure Speech Synthesis (SS) 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 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-1.7.9-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-azure-ss-1.7.9-1.el8.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.9-bionic_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (unimrcp-azure-ss_1.7.9-focal_amd64.deb)

This release fixes a possible segfault and adds support for persistent connections.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for a persistent connection used for subsequent requests placed in the scope of a single MRCP session.
  • Added the request id set in the HTTP requests to the SDRs.
Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a possible segfault, which could be encountered when a response to the access token revalidation request arrives late, after a pending SPEAK request is stopped and the associated MRCP session is closed.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added a new attribute 'persistent-connection' to the element 'synth-settings'.
  • 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

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