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US20050091060 Hearing aid for increasing voice recognition through voice frequency downshift and/or voice substitution  
There is provided a digital hearing aid for increasing recognition of a voice in an ear. The hearing aid features a body member which is sized and configured to be engaged to the ear. A microphone...
US20100174533 AUTOMATIC MEASUREMENT OF SPEECH FLUENCY  
Techniques are described for automatically measuring fluency of a patient's speech based on prosodic characteristics thereof. The prosodic characteristics may include statistics regarding silent...
US20090024183 SOMATIC, AUDITORY AND COCHLEAR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
Methods and devices (620, 1220, 1410) to deliver a tactile speech analog to a person's skin (404, 604, 1082, 1440) providing a silent, invisible, hands-free, eyes-free, and ears-free way to...
US20140195245 Vocal Fold Movement Translation Device And Method Of Using Same  
A vocal fold movement translation device includes a reverse motion linkage configured to interface with a first vocal fold and a second vocal fold. The reverse motion linkage includes a mechanical...
US20150119635 ALTERNATE STIMULATION STRATEGIES FOR PERCEPTION OF SPEECH  
A system, including a first prosthetic device configured to evoke a hearing percept based on a first ambient sound and a second non-invasive device configured to stimulate skin based on a second...
US20060020470 Interactive speech synthesizer for enabling people who cannot talk but who are familiar with use of picture exchange communication to autonomously communicate using verbal language  
An interactive speech synthesizer for enabling people who cannot talk but who are familiar with use of picture exchange communication to autonomously communicate using verbal language. A...
US20130332173 NEURAL TRANSLATOR  
A method and apparatus are provided for processing a set of communicated signals associated with a set of muscles, such as the muscles near the larynx of the person, or any other muscles the...
US20140379352 PORTABLE ASSISTIVE DEVICE FOR COMBATING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS  
Exemplary embodiments include an assistive device to facilitate social interactions in autistic individuals by identifying emotions using a voice-detecting machine learning algorithm that extracts...
US20110004468 HEARING AID AND HEARING-AID PROCESSING METHOD  
A hearing aid for improving diminished hearing caused by reduced temporal resolution includes: a speech input unit (201) which receives a speech signal from outside; a speech analysis unit (202)...
US20110040559 SYSTEMS, COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED METHODS, AND TANGIBLE COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIA FOR TRANSCRIPTION ALIGNMENT  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable storage media for captioning a media presentation. The method includes receiving automatic speech...
US20140358551 Speech Aid System  
A speech aid system includes a tube for mounting at a tracheostomy of a user, a voice parameter acquiring device mounted to the tube and generating a voice parameter signal according to airflow...
US20120330669 Systems and methods for picture based communication  
Embodiments disclosed relate to communication, and more particularly to picture based communication systems and methods. It is proposed that the techniques described in the present invention will...
US20060116884 Voice guidance system and voice guidance method using the same  
A voice guidance system for providing a guidance by voice concerning operations of an information processing apparatus, comprises a detector that detects that a predetermined function of the...
US20050015255 Assistive technology for disabled people and others utilizing a remote service bureau  
A method, system, and user apparatus for helping a user, such as a disabled person, to use paper processing equipment like photocopiers and sorting machines. Accordingly, a call for help is...
US20060122838 Augmentative communications device for the speech impaired using commerical-grade technology  
The present invention broadly comprises a computer-based method for aiding aphasics having gross and fine motor impairments in efficiently communicating, comprising the steps of storing...
US20060116878 Asthma diagnostic apparatus, asthma diagnostic method, and storage medium storing asthma diagnostic program  
An asthma diagnostic apparatus includes: a reference laughter storage unit storing the laughter of a mild asthmatic as reference data; an input unit inputting the laughter of a person to be...
US20090076825 METHOD OF ENHANCING SOUND FOR HEARING IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS  
A portable assistive listening system for enhancing sound for hearing impaired individuals includes a fully functional hearing aid and a separate handheld digital signal processing (DSP) device....
US20100063822 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR SPEECH DISABLED INDIVIDUALS  
A communication system that is specifically designed for the needs of speech impaired individuals, particularly aphasia victims, makes use of a speech generating mobile terminal communication...
US20080300885 Speech communication system for patients having difficulty in speaking or writing  
A speech communication system for patients having difficulty in speaking or writing comprises a display screen, a controller, a host having a storage unit for storing specific software and...
US20090119109 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF TRAINING A DYSARTHRIC SPEAKER  
The invention describes a computer-based system that asks (101) a patient to pronounce a word displayed on a monitor, automatically assesses (104, 105) the speech quality, and uses suitable means...
US20110040565 Method and system for voice communication  
A method and a system for voice communication, especially for a user who has voice or speaking problems, are disclosed. The method requires a communication sheet and a digital voice signal...
US20080195394 Device For Communication For Persons With Speech and/or Hearing Handicap  
A portable device enables a text to be constructed by an input interface, then to be sent on a voice synthesis engine. The synthesized voice is rendered audible through a loudspeaker. The...
US20080126099 Method of representing information  
A method of representing information to a person comprising displaying an image viewable by a person, the image comprising visual markers representative of portions of a human body minimally...
US20150213003 NEURAL TRANSLATOR  
A method and apparatus for processing a set of communicated signals associated with a set of muscles, such as the muscles near the larynx of the person, or any other muscles the person use to...
US20090100150 Screen reader remote access system  
The present invention provides an assistive technology screen reader in a distributed network computer system. The screen reader, on a server computer system, receives display information output...
US20090287490 Describing Elements in a Virtual World Based on Changes Since a Previous Encounter  
Embodiments of the invention may be used to enhance the presentation of a virtual environment for certain users, e.g., a visually impaired user. Because users may visit, and revisit, locations...
US20080040116 System for and Method of Providing Improved Intelligibility of Television Audio for the Hearing Impaired  
The present invention is a TV hearing system that generally includes an analog or digital TV broadcast signal feeding a hearing health interface that subsequently drives the input of a standard...
US20130339025 Social network with enhanced audio communications for the Hearing impaired  
The invention describes the proprietary activities, services and devices provided to a networked community of Hearing impaired people, that help improve wired, wireless and direct voice...
US20060280338 Systems and methods for the visually impared  
Embodiments herein provide/acquire a document in electronic form (e.g., by receiving, copying, retrieving from storage, scanning combined with optical character recognition, etc.) and receive user...
US20050038659 Method of operating a barge-in dialogue system  
A method is described for multi-user operation of a barge-in dialogue system (1). The dialogue system comprises a front-end computer unit (2) with a plurality of access channels (6) for the users...
US20100100388 Electronic Speech Aid and Method for Use Thereof to Treat Hypokinetic Dysarthria  
A speech aid for persons with hypokinetic dysarthria, a speech disorder associated with Parkinson's disease. The speech aid alters the pitch at which the user hears his or her voice and/or...
US20050071165 Screen reader having concurrent communication of non-textual information  
A screen reader software product for low-vision users, the software having a reader module collecting textual and non-textual display information generated by a web browser or word processor. Font...
US20080114602 NORITEK, VOICE TYPE  
The VT-2000 is a portable communication device, that enables hearing and speaking impaired persons, to communicate to anyone who wants to talk to them. The VT-2000, uses “voice recognition” and...
US20110257977 COLLABORATIVE AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM  
A system and method for presenting and editing associations between graphics and audio useful for assisting people who have difficulty in speaking. This may include presenting graphics and audio...
US20090264789 THERAPY PROGRAM SELECTION  
A set of therapy parameter values is selected based on a patient state, where the patient state comprises a speech state or a mixed patient state including the speech state and at least one of a...
US20090259689 Interactive recipe preparation using instructive device with integrated actuators to provide tactile feedback  
A way of delivering recipe preparation instruction to disabled individuals is provided using an interactive cooking preparation device. The device retrieves an instruction delivery preference that...
US20060116883 Voice guidance system and voice guidance method therefor  
A voice guidance system for providing operational guidance using voice in information processing devices that perform desired processing through execution of jobs, comprises a job execution status...
US20050033578 Text-to-video sign language translator  
An automated Text-to-Video Sign Language Translation method is disclosed. Text input is made via keyboard into a computer running software which parses the text for keywords, and orders those...
US20120116778 Assisted Media Presentation  
A system and method is disclosed that uses screen reader like functionality to speak information presented on a graphical user interface displayed by a media presentation system, including...
US20120116779 STUTTERING TREATMENT METHODS AND APPARATUS  
Stuttering treatment methods and apparatus which utilize removable oral-based appliances having actuators which are attached, adhered, or otherwise embedded into or upon a dental or oral appliance...
US20120265537 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF A SMOOTH SPEECH SIGNAL FROM A STUTTERED SPEECH SIGNAL  
Described herein are methods, systems, apparatuses and products for reconstruction of a smooth speech signal from a stuttered speech signal. One aspect provides for accessing a stored speech...
US20060287862 Display screen translator  
A system and method are provided for audibly interpreting a screen display. The method comprises: locating a display interpreter (DI) with a tactile matrix of sensors overlying a display screen;...
US20090138270 PROVIDING SPEECH THERAPY BY QUANTIFYING PRONUNCIATION ACCURACY OF SPEECH SIGNALS  
The provision of speech therapy to a learner (76) entails receiving a speech signal (156) from the learner (76) at a computing system (24). The speech signal (156) corresponds to an utterance...
US20080215332 Methods and apparatus for adapting speech coders to improve cochlear implant performance  
Cochlear implant performance is improved by extracting pitch information and encoding such pitch information into the processor of a cochlear implant. One embodiment of the invention is to...
US20050010416 System and method for self management of health using natural language interface  
Systems and methods for the self management of health using a natural language interface. A system or method for self-management of health initiates dialogue with a user to solicit health...
US20090210231 STUTTERING TREATMENT METHODS AND APPARATUS  
Stuttering treatment methods and apparatus which utilize removable oral-based appliances having actuators which are attached, adhered, or otherwise embedded into or upon a dental or oral appliance...
US20100198582 Verbal command laptop computer and software  
Nothing exists like this Verbal Command Laptop Computer and Software worldwide to transfer electronic information data of EDI. It can be used for the elderly when they need to scan something. Just...
US20090099848 EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF DEMENTIA  
The present invention is an innovative system and method for passive diagnosis of dementias. The disclosed invention enables early diagnosis of and assessments of the efficacy of medications for...
US20090112601 Talking Glove  
A human interface device for assisting the verbally challenged to record custom messages and play back the custom and pre-recorded messages through a sequence of simple finger movements. A data...
US20090259473 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO PRESENT A VIDEO PROGRAM TO A VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSON  
Methods and apparatus to present a video program to a visually impaired person are disclosed. An example method comprises receiving a video stream and an associated audio stream of a video...

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