Microsoft Speech Platform 11.0

Microsoft Speech Platform has upgraded to Version 11.0.  It includes many improvements on SR and TTS engines in the past year.  There is a MSDN web page for more detail information about the speech platform In particular, for TTS, there is a new voice “ZiraPro” for en-US.  

Question about SupportedAudioFormats of SpeechSynthesizer

 Happy new year!  It is 2011.  Recently I got a customer question regarding “SupportedAudioFormats”.  He used the Server Speech Platform 10.2. But he found the SupportedAudioFormats of speechsynthesizer is empty.This is because of some issue in service voice setup. All the service voices currently is in 8k8bit PCM format. The voice audio format can be…