Use Microsoft Speech Platform for WebSpeech

NEW
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Core
Web Speech
2 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: KOLANICH, Unassigned)

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Trunk
All
Windows
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Description

2 years ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:44.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/44.0
Build ID: 20151204004006

Steps to reproduce:

speechSynthesis.getVoices()


Actual results:

Saw no MS Speech Platform voices, which means that WebSpeech doesn't use MS Speech Platform.


Expected results:

WebSpeech should be able to use as most as possible speech engine platforms, such as MS Speech Platform ones. Adding support to MS speech platform can be useful, because it supports ssml for synhesis. The drawback for it is that the latest version of speech platform was released in 2011, and seems to be dead in favour of new speech synthesis api, usually used in Metro apps (which I thik is also should be supported).
Our implementation uses SAPI only.  If adding WinRT API version for synthesis, we can support it.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Unspecified → Windows
Hardware: Unspecified → All
Version: 46 Branch → Trunk
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