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Polly preview page considers <amazon:domain name="news"> as invalid SSML


On this preview page:

I tried the below SSML, and got this warning

The input text contains invalid SSML syntax. Fix the SSML syntax, and then try again.

<speak> <amazon:domain name="news"> Earlier today we rolled out Amazon S3, our reliable, highly scalable, and low-latency data storage service. Using SOAP and REST interfaces, developers can easily store any number of blocks of data in S3. Each block can be up to 5 GB in length, and is associated with a user-defined key and additional key-value metadata pairs. Further, each block is protected by an ACL (Access Control List) allowing the developer to keep the data private, share it for reading, or share it for reading and writing, as desired. The system was designed to provide a data availability factor of 99.99%; all data is transparently stored in multiple locations. </amazon:domain> </speak>

Edited by: Gottleib on Aug 9, 2019 5:32 AM

asked 3 years ago41 views
2 Answers

Oh, I understand now -- the news SSML only works with two US voices.

answered 3 years ago

Hi Gottleib,

Thanks for your interest in Newscaster style in Amazon Polly.

To clarify this even further:
Newscaster style, namely: <amazon:domain name="news"> ...SSML tag works only with Engine = neural and Matthew or Joanna voices.

You can find more information about using Newscaster style in Amazon Polly documentation:


answered 3 years ago

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