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US20130132096 Systems and Techniques for Producing Spoken Voice Prompts  
Methods and systems are described in which spoken voice prompts can be produced in a manner such that they will most likely have the desired effect, for example to indicate empathy, or produce a...
US20110124264 CONTEXT-BASED INTERACTIVE PLUSH TOY  
An interactive toy for interacting with a user while a story is being read aloud from a book or played from a movie/video. The toy includes a speech recognition unit that receives and detects...
US20110307098 AUTOMATED REFRIGERATOR OPENER  
An automated refrigerator opener is described. The automated refrigerator opener includes a door seal separator (e.g., solenoid) for breaking a door seal between a refrigerator door and a...
US20140156283 ACCESSING AN AUTOMOBILE WITH A TRANSPONDER  
An automobile to detect a signal, having a security code, from a mobile transponder within range of the automobile is disclosed. The automobile may determine that the security code is valid to...
US20150187357 NATURAL INPUT BASED VIRTUAL UI SYSTEM FOR MOBILE DEVICES  
An apparatus and a method for recognizing and translating natural input signals into User Interface (UI) commands and messages to manage and control a Palmtop virtual UI system. The method...
US20120173245 NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
A navigation system is provided which facilitates discrimination between an icon of a facility associated with a route, along which the user is expected to move from now on, and an ordinary icon....
US20140032224 METHOD OF CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND INTERACTIVE SERVER  
A method of controlling an electronic apparatus is provided. The method includes: inputting a user message; comparing the input user message with stored information; and outputting a response...
US20150006185 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR NAME PRONUNCIATION  
In an embodiment, a system maintains a database of a plurality of persons. The database includes an audio clip of a pronunciation of a name of a first person in the database. The system determines...
US20150097706 CUSTOMIZED AURAL METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING THREATS IN AN AIRCRAFT COCKPIT  
A micro-computer based aircraft system that creates aural messages based upon system-detected threats (e.g., low oil pressure). The messages are unique to the make and model of aircraft. Speech...
US20110301958 System-Initiated Speech Interaction  
Whenever an event occurs on a computing system which will accept a response from a user of the system, the system automatically determines whether or not to enable speech interaction with the...
US20120271640 Implicit Association and Polymorphism Driven Human Machine Interaction  
A voice based user-system interaction may take advantage of implicit association and/or polymorphism to achieve smooth and effective discoursing between the user and the voice enabled system. This...
US20110022396 METHOD, SYSTEM AND USER INTERFACE FOR AUTOMATICALLY CREATING AN ATMOSPHERE, PARTICULARLY A LIGHTING ATMOSPHERE, BASED ON A KEYWORD INPUT  
The invention relates to the automatic creation of an atmosphere, particularly a lighting atmosphere, based on a keyword input such as a keyword typed or spoken by a user. A basic idea of the...
US20150162018 VOICE BASED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A method for voice based diagnostics can include receiving a voice command from a user at a computing device, performing, by the computing device, a number of diagnostic tests corresponding to a...
US20150039316 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MANAGING DIALOG CONTEXT IN SPEECH SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems are provided for managing spoken dialog within a speech system. The method includes establishing a spoken dialog session having a first dialog context, and receiving a context...
US20130282380 Method And System For Facilitating Communications For A User Transaction  
Current human-to-machine interfaces enable users to interact with a company's database and enter into a series of transactions (e.g., purchasing products/services and paying bills). Each...
US20130325482 ESTIMATING CONGNITIVE-LOAD IN HUMAN-MACHINE INTERACTION  
Estimating cognitive-load of a user in human-machine interaction by identifying an expression of cognitive-load within a user expression captured by a dialogue system and using a user model to...
US20110029315 VOICE DIRECTED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MESSAGING TO MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS  
A method for sending messages in a voice-enabled system and a voice-enabled system to communicate a message are provided. The method comprises generating a message with a message generating...
US20100332235 INTELLIGENT HOME AUTOMATION  
An intelligent home automation system answers questions of a user speaking “natural language” located in a home. The system is connected to, and may carry out the user's commands to control, any...
US20080052082 VOICE CONTROL METHOD  
A voice control method is provided, which includes the following steps. First, a sound signal is received, wherein the sound signal includes a voice signal and a predetermined signal. Next, and...
US20150039317 SYSTEM WITH MULTIPLE SIMULTANEOUS SPEECH RECOGNIZERS  
A speech recognition system interprets both spoken system commands as well as application commands. Users may speak commands to an open microphone of a computing device that may be interpreted by...
US20130325483 DIALOGUE MODELS FOR VEHICLE OCCUPANTS  
Methods and apparatus for creating and managing multiple dialogue models in a statistical dialogue modeling system capable of learning, and conducting human-machine dialogues based on selected...
US20150149182 Sharing Intents to Provide Virtual Assistance in a Multi-Person Dialog  
A computing system is operable as virtual personal assistant (VPA) to understand relationships between different instances of natural language dialog expressed by different people in a...
US20130054246 Voice-Activated Measurement System  
A voice-activated instrument performs a measurement and displays the measured value when commanded by voice. The system also resets under voice control. The measurement trigger is any...
US20140337036 LOW POWER ACTIVATION OF A VOICE ACTIVATED DEVICE  
In a mobile device, a bone conduction or vibration sensor is used to detect the user's speech and the resulting output is used as the source for a low power Voice Trigger (VT) circuit that can...
US20050144007 Voice-activated tuning of channels  
A method for voice-activated tuning of broadcast programs. A system architecture of an embodiment of the present invention comprises a microphone, a signal converter, a digital signal processor...
US20120166203 System and Method for Mobile Workflow Processing  
A system and method of wirelessly serving a work flow protocol to agents for use with respect to subjects. The agents wear headsets, each with a display and a microphone coupled to a portable...
US20130050973 MAGNETIC STAND FOR TABLET DEVICE  
A magnetic stand for a tablet device is disclosed. The magnetic stand is configured to rigidly hold a portion of the tablet device in place and to shield the magnetic field from adversely...
US20130231937 Context Sensitive Overlays In Voice Controlled Headset Computer Displays  
In headset computers that leverage voice commands, often the user does not know what voice commands are available. In one embodiment, a method includes providing a user interface in a headset...
US20120136667 VOICE ASSISTANT SYSTEM  
Methods and apparatuses to assist a user in the performance of a plurality of tasks are provided. The invention includes storing at least one care plan for a resident, the care plan defining a...
US20130030814 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING QUALITY OF USER GENERATED AUDIO CONTENT IN VOICE APPLICATIONS  
Methods and arrangements for improving quality of content in voice applications. A specification is provided for acceptable content for a voice application, and user generated audio content for...
US20130144616 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MACHINE-MEDIATED HUMAN-HUMAN CONVERSATION  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for processing speech. A system configured to practice the method monitors user utterances to generate a...
US20110301950 SPEECH INPUT DEVICE, SPEECH RECOGNITION SYSTEM AND SPEECH RECOGNITION METHOD  
A device for speech input includes a speech input unit configured to convert a speech of a user to a speech signal; an angle detection unit configured to detect an angle of the speech input unit;...
US20140108019 Smart Home Automation Systems and Methods  
A smart home interaction system is presented. It is built on a multi-modal, multithreaded conversational dialog engine. The system provides a natural language user interface for the control of...
US20110288859 LANGUAGE CONTEXT SENSITIVE COMMAND SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system and method implements a command system in a speech recognition context in such a way as to enable a user to speak a voice command in a first spoken language to a computer that is...
US20150179170 Discriminative Policy Training for Dialog Systems  
Embodiments of a dialog system employing a discriminative action selection solution based on a trainable machine action model. The discriminative machine action selection solution includes a...
US20120052907 Hands-Free, Eyes-Free Mobile Device for In-Car Use  
In one embodiment, a method determines an event at a mobile device and a movement value for a speed of movement of the mobile device based on the event. The movement value is compared to a...
US20140244267 INTEGRATION OF USER ORIENTATION INTO A VOICE COMMAND SYSTEM  
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods for integrating user orientation into a voice command system. In a particular embodiment, a method provides receiving audio information...
US20110050589 GESTURE-BASED INFORMATION AND COMMAND ENTRY FOR MOTOR VEHICLE  
A method of receiving input from a user includes providing a surface within reach of a hand of the user. A plurality of locations on the surface that are touched by the user are sensed. An...
US20130041671 Event Driven Motion Systems  
A motion system for allowing a person to cause a desired motion operation to be performed, comprising a network, a motion machine, a speech to text converter, a message protocol generator, an...
US20140136212 SPOKEN DIALOG SYSTEM BASED ON DUAL DIALOG MANAGEMENT USING HIERARCHICAL DIALOG TASK LIBRARY  
The present invention relates to a spoken dialog system and method based on dual dialog management using a hierarchical dialog task library that may increase reutilization of dialog knowledge by...
US20130297321 LANDMARK-BASED LOCATION BELIEF TRACKING FOR VOICE-CONTROLLED NAVIGATION SYSTEM  
An utterance is received from a user specifying a location attribute and a landmark. A set of candidate locations is identified based on the specified location attribute, and a confidence score...
US20150088526 Synthesis and Display of Speech Commands Method and System  
A construction and display of speech commands system that allows a user to simply read what is on an application that involves visual elements with which the user interacts, and in doing so, gives...
US20080103779 VOICE RECOGNITION UPDATES VIA REMOTE BROADCAST SIGNAL  
A method is provided for remotely and dynamically updating voice recognition commands available for controlling a device in a vehicle comprising the steps of: (a) receiving a broadcast signal...
US20150142447 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AN INTEGRATED, MULTI-MODAL, MULTI-DEVICE NATURAL LANGUAGE VOICE SERVICES ENVIRONMENT  
A system and method for an integrated, multi-modal, multi-device natural language voice services environment may be provided. In particular, the environment may include a plurality of...
US20110093265 Systems and Methods for Creating and Using Geo-Centric Language Models  
Systems and methods for creating and using geo-centric language models are provided herein. An exemplary method includes assigning each of a plurality of listings to a local service area,...
US20080071547 Speech communications system for a vehicle and method of operating a speech communications system for a vehicle  
A speech communications system for a vehicle includes a microphone system provided in the vehicle interior in order to detect audio information. An interaction manager provides grammar information...
US20110244843 VOICE-CONTROLLED COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD USING A BADGE APPLICATION  
A communication system has a control computer, one or more concentrators and one or more access device each having a badge application that communicates wirelessly with the one or more...
US20140249826 SPEECH DIALOGUE SYSTEM AND SPEECH DIALOGUE METHOD  
A speech dialogue system generates a response sentence in a way to improve the efficiency of the dialogue with the user, based on a result of estimation on an attribute of a proper name in an...
US20150073808 REMOTE CONTROL AND PAYMENT TRANSACTIONING SYSTEM USING NATURAL LANGUAGE, VEHICLE INFORMATION, AND SPATIO-TEMPORAL CUES  
A system enables a mobile platform to issue commands using natural language dialog in order to control and/or monitor the functionality of remote systems according to a desired set of criteria...
US20140222435 NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH USER DEPENDENT LANGUAGE MECHANISM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF  
A method of operation of a navigation system includes: providing a history list including a request having a tag; assigning a probability to the request based on the tag to create a speaker...