Setting up Microsoft Azure Speech Services (ASR/TTS)

Use these instructions to set up both TTS (Text to Speech) and ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition)

1. Sign up to Microsoft Azure at, when you set up the Speech Services, make sure you choose eastus, we will need the API key that they provide when you add this service.

  1. Create a resource -> Click or search for “Speech Services” then Create
  1. Click Create and fill in the details correctly, selecting East US as the zone, then click Review + Create then if all correct, Create
  1. Wait for a short while
  1. When created, click on Go To Resource, then Manage Keys

6. Finally send us the key. Make sure that you have provided a payment source to Azure so they can charge you.