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Bing SS Plugin 1.8.0 Released

Microsoft Bing Speech Synthesis (BingSS) Plugin 1.8.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.6.0
  • Microsoft Bing Text to Speech API
  • Libevent 2.1.9

The plugin supports the following endpoints:

  • Bing Speech
  • Speech Service

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-bing-ss-1.6.3-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (unimrcp-bing-ss_1.6.3-xenial_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-bing-ss_1.6.3-bionic_amd64.deb)

This release allows to specify a custom service endpoint per MRCP session. The release also fixes two minor issues.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Allow to specify a custom service endpoint per MRCP session via Vendor-Specific-Parameters.
Fixed Problems
  • While composing an SSML content based on supplied plain text input, make sure to quote special characters, if any, within XML elements.
  • While selecting a voice based on specified language, language tags are now treated as case insensitive in accordance with RFC 5646.
Configuration Parameters
  • None.
  • Updated the Usage Guides to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the BingSS plugin page for more information.


Thank you for using UniMRCP.

Arsen Chaloyan
Author of UniMRCP

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