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US20150127338 CO-TALKER NULLING FOR AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEMS  
Speech from a driver and speech from a passenger in a vehicle is selected directionally using two or more microphones. Samples of speech from a driver and picked up by a first microphone are...
US20110035216 SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD FOR ALL LANGUAGES WITHOUT USING SAMPLES  
The invention can recognize any several languages at the same time without using samples. The important skill is that features of known words in any language are extracted from unknown words or...
US20130030803 MICROPHONE-ARRAY-BASED SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A microphone-array-based speech recognition system combines a noise cancelling technique for cancelling noise of input speech signals from an array of microphones, according to at least an...
US20090150144 Robust voice detector for receive-side automatic gain control  
A voice detector improves voice output quality. The voice detector may be incorporated into a cellphone, hands-free car phone, or any other device that provides voice output. The voice detector...
US20100312554 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SENDING A MESSAGE TYPE IDENTIFIER THROUGH AN IN-BAND MODEM  
A system and method is provided for sending a message type identifier through a speech codec (in-band) such as found in a wireless communication network. A first predetermined sequence with...
US20100082341 Speaker recognition device and method using voice signal analysis  
A device includes a speaker recognition device operable to perform a method that identifies a speaker using voice signal analysis. The speaker recognition device and method identifies the speaker...
US20140244251 Systems and Methods for Dynamic Re-Configurable Speech Recognition  
Speech recognition models are dynamically re-configurable based on user information, background information such as background noise and transducer information such as transducer response...
US20110153321 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING SPEECH SOUND FEATURES  
Systems and methods for detecting features in spoken speech and processing speech sounds based on the features are provided. One or more features may be identified in a speech sound. The speech...
US20080167869 Speech Recognition Apparatus  
A voice recognition system (10) for improving the toughness of voice recognition for a voice input for which a deteriorated feature amount cannot be completely identified. The system comprises at...
US20120123777 ADJUSTING A SPEECH ENGINE FOR A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE BASED ON BACKGROUND NOISE  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for adjusting a speech engine for a mobile computing device based on background noise, the mobile computing device operatively coupled to a...
US20120123776 ADJUSTING A SPEECH ENGINE FOR A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE BASED ON BACKGROUND NOISE  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for adjusting a speech engine for a mobile computing device based on background noise, the mobile computing device operatively coupled to a...
US20130054236 METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF SPEECH SEGMENTS  
A method for the detection of noise and speech segments in a digital audio input signal, the input signal being divided into a plurality of frames including a first stage in which a first...
US20130226575 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTERACTIVELY ACCESSING HOSTED SERVICES USING VOICE COMMUNICATIONS  
Systems and methods for an interactive voice response system are described herein. In one embodiment, the system may include a voice recognition module, a session manager, and a voice generator...
US20150012267 COUNTERMEASURES FOR VOICE RECOGNITION DETERIORATION DUE TO EXTERIOR NOISE FROM PASSING VEHICLES  
Mitigating disruption to a voice recognition system in a vehicle caused by a passing source of noise is provided. Sensors sense an approaching truck or the like that is likely to disrupt operation...
US20120264091 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TRAINING VOICE PATTERNS  
One example embodiment of the present disclosure includes method and system to improve communication comprising an assembly fixedly positioned during use in close proximity to a user's ear. The...
US20070038443 User-selectable music-on-hold for a communications device  
A communication device receives an encoded signal from a primary input source. The encoded signal includes periods of speech and periods of non-speech. The communication device includes a decoder...
US20100004928 VOICE/MUSIC DETERMINING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A voice/music determining apparatus is configured to calculate first feature parameters for discriminating between a voice signal and a musical signal; and calculate second feature parameters for...
US20110178799 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR IDENTIFYING SPEECH SOUNDS USING MULTI-DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS  
Methods and systems of identifying speech sound features within a speech sound are provided. The sound features may be identified using a multi-dimensional analysis that analyzes the time,...
US20130179163 IN-CAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE ACOUSTIC ZONES  
An In-Car Communication (ICC) system supports the communication paths within a car by receiving the speech signals of a speaking passenger and playing it back for one or more listening passengers....
US20050055205 Intelligent user adaptation in dialog systems  
In a process for operating a speech dialog system, which adapts its to the speech quality of different speakers, the speech recognizer estimates the probability of a correct recognition of the...
US20150243284 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SPEAKER DICTIONARY BASED SPEECH MODELING  
A method for speech modeling by an electronic device is described. The method includes obtaining a real-time noise reference based on a noisy speech signal. The method also includes obtaining a...
US20110099596 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH A MEDIA DEVICE USER SUCH AS A TELEVISION VIEWER  
A personalized television or internet video viewing environment, where the user can respond to messages. Messages are received over the internet and overlaid onto the video program. A light and...
US20120330657 SPEECH FEATURE EXTRACTION APPARATUS, SPEECH FEATURE EXTRACTION METHOD, AND SPEECH FEATURE EXTRACTION PROGRAM  
A speech feature extraction apparatus, speech feature extraction method, and speech feature extraction program. A speech feature extraction apparatus includes: first difference calculation module...
US20110071824 Systems and Methods for Multiple Pitch Tracking  
An apparatus includes a function module, a strength module, and a filter module. The function module compares an input signal, which has a component, to a first delayed version of the input signal...
US20140244249 System and Method for Identification of Intent Segment(s) in Caller-Agent Conversations  
Identification of an intent of a conversation can be useful for real-time or post-processing purposes. According to example embodiments, a method, and corresponding apparatus of identifying at...
US20110161078 PITCH MODEL FOR NOISE ESTIMATION  
Pitch is tracked for individual samples, which are taken much more frequently than an analysis frame. Speech is identified based on the tracked pitch and the speech components of the signal are...
US20090259461 Gain Control System, Gain Control Method, and Gain Control Program  
Disclosed is a gain control system in which speech model constituted from a sound pressure and a feature is stored in a speech model storage unit for each of a plurality of phonemes or for each of...
US20140278397 SPEAKER-IDENTIFICATION-ASSISTED UPLINK SPEECH PROCESSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for performing speaker-identification-assisted speech processing in an uplink path of a communication device. In accordance with certain...
US20130060567 Front-End Noise Reduction for Speech Recognition Engine  
VoIP phones according to the present invention include a microphone, which may be internal or external, and allow the user to communicate unobtrusively, check voice mail and conduct other...
US20130231929 SPEECH RECOGNITION DEVICE, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM  
The present invention can increase the types of noises that can be dealt with enough to enable speech recognition with a speech recognition rate of high accuracy. A speech recognition device of...
US20140343935 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING ASYNCHRONOUS SPEECH RECOGNITION USING MULTIPLE MICROPHONES  
An apparatus and method for performing asynchronous speech recognition using multiple microphones are disclosed. The apparatus includes a microphone selection unit, a signal-to-noise ratio...
US20050096905 Method of operating a speech recognition system  
A description is given of methods of operating a speech recognition system (1, 10) in which methods a speech signal from a user is analyzed for recognizing speech information contained in the...
US20130166291 EMOTIONAL AND/OR PSYCHIATRIC STATE DETECTION  
Mental state of a person is classified in an automated manner by analysing natural speech of the person. A glottal waveform is extracted from a natural speech signal. Pre-determined parameters...
US20120008802 VOICE DETECTION FOR AUTOMATIC VOLUME CONTROLS AND VOICE SENSORS  
A voice detection system and method for automatic volume controls and voice sensors is disclosed. More specifically, the invention addresses a situation where the user's own voice undesirably...
US20090216526 SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT OF SPEECH SIGNALS  
A system enhances speech by detecting a speaker's utterance through a first microphone positioned a first distance from a source of interference. A second microphone may detect the speaker's...
US20140136194 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING FRAUDULENT CALLERS  
The methods, apparatus, and systems described herein are designed to identify fraudulent callers. A voice print of a call is created and compared to known voice prints to determine if it matches...
US20130185068 SPEECH RECOGNITION DEVICE, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD AND PROGRAM  
The present invention provides a speech recognition device includes a threshold value candidate generation unit which extracts a feature indicating likeliness of being speech from a temporal...
US20080021706 SPEECH DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
A method of distributing speech which includes the steps of, at a given location, receiving an audio signal, extracting from the audio signal a signal representing speech originating from or near...
US20140207446 INDEFINITE SPEECH INPUTS  
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the use of speech inputs including indefinite quantitative terms as computing device inputs. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method of...
US20090306977 SPEECH RECOGNITION DEVICE, SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD, COMPUTER-EXECUTABLE PROGRAM FOR CAUSING COMPUTER TO EXECUTE RECOGNITION METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
A speech recognition device and method configured to include a computer, for recognizing speech, including: a storage location for storing a feature quantity acquired from a speech signal for each...
US20080189107 Estimating own-voice activity in a hearing-instrument system from direct-to-reverberant ratio  
A method of identifying the user's own voice in a hearing instrument system and a hearing instrument system for performing such method is provided wherein a direct-to-reverberant ratio (DtoR)...
US20110282663 TRANSIENT NOISE REJECTION FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION  
A method of and system for transient noise rejection for improved speech recognition. The method comprises the steps of (a) receiving audio including user speech and at least some transient noise...
US20060235684 Wireless device to access network-based voice-activated services using distributed speech recognition  
A speech utterance is sensed using a mobile telecommunication device. The speech utterance is compressed into compressed data that is communicated from the mobile telecommunication device to a...
US20100318354 NOISE ADAPTIVE TRAINING FOR SPEECH RECOGNITION  
Technologies are described herein for noise adaptive training to achieve robust automatic speech recognition. Through the use of these technologies, a noise adaptive training (NAT) approach may...
US20150012270 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING AUDIO CONFERENCING SERVICES  
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for improving audio conferencing services. One aspect relates to processing audio content of a conference. A first audio signal is received from a first...
US20130297306 Adaptive Equalization System  
An adaptive equalization system that adjusts the spectral shape of a speech signal based on an intelligibility measurement of the speech signal may improve the intelligibility of the output speech...
US20100017206 Sound source separation method and system using beamforming technique  
A system and method for sound source separation. The system and method use a beamforming technique. The sound source separation system includes a windowing processor; a DFT transformer; a transfer...
US20110184724 SPEECH RECOGNITION  
Presented is a method and system for speech recognition. The method includes determining noise level in an environment, comparing the determined noise level with a predetermined noise level...
US20150194151 MODIFICATION OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEM OPERATION BASED ON ACOUSTIC AMBIENCE CLASSIFICATION  
Methods and systems for modification of electronic system operation based on acoustic ambience classification are presented. In an example method, at least one audio signal present in a physical...
US20090299741 Detection and Use of Acoustic Signal Quality Indicators  
A computer-driven device assists a user in self-regulating speech control of the device. The device processes an input signal representing human speech to compute acoustic signal quality...