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Bing Speech

Welcome to the Bing Speech Forum

The Cognitive Service's Speech Service is replacing Bing Speech. Please refer to their forum for speech product feedback


Categories

Documentation – Any ideas or suggestions for the API Reference or Documentation.

Language Support – Submit a request to have a particular language supported.

Samples & SDK Requests – Let us know if you would like to see a tutorial or sample provided.

Speech to Text – API & SDK – Ideas and feature requests to Speech Recognition and Speech to Text (STT).

Text to Speech – Ideas and feature requests for Text to Speech (TTS) – API only


  1. InitialSilenceTimeout error

    When sending a request I get the InitialSilenceTimeout error with Duration and Offset both 0. That would indicate there is a problem with my audio file but that couldn't be true! I'm using WAV files with 16 bit PCM encoding and 16 kHz sampling rate. Could someone please tell me what could be the problem and/or point to a speech file or database that is proven to be working. Thank you!

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  2. Text to Speech API - Bug found for Chinese text

    Hi Guy

    Could you please check text "给我来点咖啡,谢谢。我们久仰贵公司的大名,那么它具体是何时成立的呢?". There is a distortion with the last the character 谢

    Thanks
    Davis

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  3. Woman voice for Slovenian language

    We need a woman voice as the customers have branded bots (personas)

    27 votes
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  4. Nordic and Dutch languages for hospitals

    My name is Bert, I am a CSA working on the medical vertical for WE. Is there a roadmap available that contains the next supported languages for the Bing Speech Api. I am in need for Nordic and Dutch languages for hospitals.

    Thanks for the great work and support! :)

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  5. Create a sample that works and remove all samples that don't work. I get Login Failed, then Transport Error 100% of the time.

    Create a sample that works and remove all samples that don't work. I get Login Failed, then Transport Error 100% of the time.

    2 votes
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  6. I downloaded files from Github, ran npm install etc, but just kept receiving "Speech Recognition SDK not found"

    Followed GitHub's direction for the download and install, got a new key from you, entered the key in each of the scripts that required keys. But continued to receive the same "Speech Recognition SDK not found" message even though I can see it in the directory as GitHub states. By the way, your 7 day FREE is lame.

    2 votes
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  7. I work for the company is very large, and they use speech recognition from Google, I want to check for them if Microsoft is better, but I ne

    I work for the company is very large, and they use speech recognition from Google, I want to check for them if Microsoft is better, but I need to have language support for Hebrew.
    Thank you very much.

    1 vote
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  8. I need to capture speaker voice immediately and feed it as input to the API instead of recording, converting to .wav, saving..etc

    Hi, I am using Bing Speech API. For the Speech to Text I need to capture speaker voice immediately and feed it as input to the API instead of recording, converting to .wav mono 16-Bit 17 Khz format, saving....etc. We need user to speak and then program to capture speech immediately and pass it to the API.

    2 votes
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  9. I need to use Text To Speech API in my own voice. Is it possible to register a person's voice and use it for Text To Speech API

    I need to use Text To Speech API in my own voice. Is it possible to register a person's voice and use it for Text To Speech API.
    I have to register my voice.

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  10. More dialect driven english-based Quantum apis should be implemented perhaps do a screen testing or focus group study on heavily accented in

    Perhaps the study group is needed here and perhaps several study groups from several different countries is needed as well all heavily speaking English

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  11. en-in Language low quality mainly in bidirectional conversations and noises

    We have experienced very low quality/accuracy in en-in India English Language base models, mainly on the bidirectional conversations with noises, over-lap conversations, etc., mainly from the call centre audios, phone calls, mobile conversations.

    uni-directional/one-way conversations like demo/webinar/presentations quality/accuracy is better as compared with the en-us USA English.

    Early adaption of this service is being most awaited for our business requirements, willing to share the insights/sample audios files for analysis and improvements.

    2 votes
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  12. block profane speech

    Please provide an option to block profane speech in Bing Speech-to-Text.

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  13. Confused about 3 parameters in request header

    I'm new to Azure, and trying to use Text to Speech programmatically.

    According to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/Speech/api-reference-rest/bingvoiceoutput#VoiceSynthesisRequest, I want to know how I get values of X-Search-AppId, X-Search-ClientID and User-Agent? And what does application mean in description? Should I get those values from Azure Portal, or just generate random ones?

    Thanks in advance!

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  14. Speech To Text - Japanese

    I want to get Japanese Kana;
    But DisplayText and LexicalForm are same value;

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  15. Better pronunciation

    We have a client that is upset because they received a call about one of their children whose name was pronounced wrong. The child's name was "Nicarri", but Bing pronounced it "Nicker", and the parent who received the call thought it was a racial slur.
    I attached a recording of a test call (not the actual call).

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  16. Diagnostic messages when responding

    I have been unable to implement the system in Java because there are no diagnostic messages to even give a hint as to where the streaming data I am sending is wrong. Hence I have given up and will use two other different APIs, both of which work.

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  17. ARM64 version of libandroid_platform.so is needed

    Your SDK cannot be used with the vast majority of current Android hardware.

    Your team has commented elsewhere (Github?) that you intend to open source this portion of the product rather than provide prebuilt binaries. If that's true could you give a date for when it will happen?

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  18. Strong name

    Please strong name the SpeechClient.dll so we can included in signed projects.

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  19. Speech to Text API - Korean language

    https://azure.microsoft.com/ko-kr/services/cognitive-services/speech/

    We know that Text to Speech is supported in Korean.
    (Text to Speech: Korean - KR / HeamiRUS)

    However, Speech to Text does not support Korean. Only English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish are in the list. There is no Korean in the list. Please add Korean.

    6 votes
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  20. Speech to text - Dutch

    Dutch support for the Bing Speech to Text!

    7 votes
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