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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.
  • 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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