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Yandex SS Plugin 1.5.0 Released


Yandex Speech Synthesis (SS) Plugin 1.5.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • UniMRCP Server 1.7.0
  • Yandex SpeechKit Text to Speech API
  • Libevent 2.1.9
  • Rapidjson 1.1.0

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 7 (unimrcp-yandex-ss-1.7.2-1.el7.x86_64.rpm)
  • Red Hat / CentOS 8 (unimrcp-yandex-ss-1.7.2-1.el8.x86_64.rpm)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (unimrcp-yandex-ss_1.7.2-bionic_amd64.deb)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (unimrcp-yandex-ss_1.7.2-focal_amd64.deb)

The release provides a few fixes and improvements in the existing functionality.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Made HTTP request timeout configurable.
  • Allow voice name be also specified via Vendor-Specific-Parameters using the 'voice-name' token.
Fixed Problems
  • Fixed a possible memory leak on processing the second and consecutive SPEAK requests in the scope of a single MRCP session.
  • Fixed a possible segfault encountered on the MRCP session termination when a response to the ongoing speech synthesis request is delayed.
  • Fixed a race condition in processing of the STOP request and the SPECH-COMPLETE event which could possibly cause a license depletion.
  • Fixed a possible segfault on processing the header field Logging-Tag having an empty [no] value.
Configuration Parameters
  • Added new attributes 'request-timeout' and 'auth-request-timeout' to the element 'synth-settings'. The attributes default to 30 seconds.
Miscellaneous
  • Log not only status code but also status text extracted from received HTTP responses.
  • Updated the Usage Guide to reflect the changes introduced in this release.

Visit the Yandex SS plugin page for more information.

http://www.unimrcp.org/yss

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

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

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