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6671668 Speech recognition system including manner discrimination  
A speech recognition system is trained to be sensitive not only to the actual spoken text, but also to the manner in which the text is spoken, for example, whether something is said confidently,...
6668244 Method and means of voice control of a computer, including its mouse and keyboard  
New method and means for controlling the environment of disabled individuals through their voice, which includes the operation of lights or any number of appliances and a personal computer wherein...
6662157 Speech recognition system for database access through the use of data domain overloading of grammars  
A method for voice data entry availability in a voice response system can include receiving speech input specifying data in an audio user interface to a data information system for processing data...
6658386 Dynamically adjusting speech menu presentation style  
A method for adjusting a speech menu interface in a speech recognition system. The method can include a series of steps which can include identifying one or more menu items from a data structure...
6654448 Voice messaging system  
A network-based voice messaging system is provided. A voice message is received at a network. The network converts the voice message into a text message by utilizing speech recognition software....
6651042 System and method for automatic voice message processing  
The present invention relates to a system and methods for automatic voice message processing and in particular to a system and method for processing voice messages to convert the voice mail to...
6640210 Customer service operation using wav files  
A customer service center includes a server connected to a computer network. The server contains a speech recognition system. An operator station is capable of connecting to the server. A...
6633845 Music summarization system and method  
The invention provides a method and apparatus for automatically generating a summary or key phrase for a song. The song, or a portion thereof, is digitized and converted into a sequence of feature...
6622026 Radio wave receiving and recording apparatus  
Information transmitted through radio is recorded in telephone communications using radio. Provision is made of a radio wave receiving portion for receiving a radio wave signal, a voice data...
6614466 Telescopic reconstruction of facial features from a speech pattern  
To reduce the needed bandwidth of video communication system, a portion of the video image that differs from a preceding frame of the video image is predicted from the decompressed audio data with...
6604073 Voice recognition apparatus  
Disclosed is a voice recognition apparatus which can prevent an erroneous manipulation due to erroneous voice recognition from being carried out even in a noisy environment. As long as a duration...
6604074 Automatic validation of recognized dynamic audio data from data provider system using an independent data source  
The present invention provides a method to automate the validation of dynamic data presented over telecommunications paths. The invention utilizes continuous speaker-independent speech recognition...
6604076 Speech recognition method for activating a hyperlink of an internet page  
A speech recognition method is disclosed for activating a hyperlink of an Internet page. In particular the method comprises determining hypertexts of the hyperlinks in text information,...
6601027 Position manipulation in speech recognition  
An action position is manipulated in computer-implemented speech recognition by receiving data representing a spoken command. The command includes a command identifier (e.g., insert before, insert...
6598017 Method and apparatus for recognizing speech information based on prediction  
An apparatus for recognizing sound information includes a sound recognition unit for recognizing sound information. A knowledge base stores knowledge concerning a type of data represented by the...
6571203 CAD-data management system having a plurality of interfaces corresponding to a plurality of CAD applications  
In a CAD-data management system for managing a plurality of types of CAD data: a plurality of CAD-data processing units are capable of processing a plurality of predetermined types of CAD data,...
6564185 Continuous speech recognition method and program medium with alternative choice selection to confirm individual words  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for recognition processing of continuous words of a group which is structured by a plurality of words such that a recognition result of all of the...
6560574 Speech recognition enrollment for non-readers and displayless devices  
A method for enrolling a user in a speech recognition system, without requiring reading, comprises the steps of: generating an audio user interface having an audible output and an audio input;...
RE38080 Voice prompting and indexing dictation recorder  
A method for improving dictation recorders and systems by providing a means to separately and independently record and store and, during any later dictation recording session, separately retrieve...
6539354 Methods and devices for producing and using synthetic visual speech based on natural coarticulation  
A method of producing synthetic visual speech according to this invention includes receiving an input containing speech information. One or more visemes that correspond to the speech input are...
6535849 Method and system for generating semi-literal transcripts for speech recognition systems  
A method for generating a semi-literal transcript from a partial transcript of recorded speech. The method includes augmenting the partial transcript with words from one of a filled pause model...
6535848 Method and apparatus for transcribing multiple files into a single document  
A transcription system (100, 200) includes multiple recording devices (110, 210) that individually record and store (516), into multiple files, digital data representing speech uttered by multiple...
6532446 Server based speech recognition user interface for wireless devices  
A wireless communication system that utilizes a remote voice recognition server system to translate voice input received from serviced mobile devices into a symbolic data file (e.g. alpha-numeric...
6513003 System and method for integrated delivery of media and synchronized transcription  
A system for the capture of audio, video and other media from news and other events combines digitized delivery of those media with accompanying high-accuracy textual streams, synchronized with...
6507816 Method and apparatus for evaluating the accuracy of a speech recognition system  
A method and system for evaluating the accuracy of a computer speech recognition system counts and indexes the total number of words dictated and the number of words corrected. The corrections are...
6502073 Low data transmission rate and intelligible speech communication  
A method of processing speech representative of ideograms for speech communication using an asynchronous communication channel (21) is disclosed. The method includes the step of processing speech...
6499016 Automatically storing and presenting digital images using a speech-based command language  
A method for automatically storing and presenting digital images is disclosed. The method includes capturing digital images with a digital camera and storing the images in an image file, where the...
6496799 End-of-utterance determination for voice processing  
A voice processing system receives spoken input from a user, which is subjected to speech recognition to convert the spoken input into a text equivalent. The semantic and/or prosodic properties of...
6490557 Method and apparatus for training an ultra-large vocabulary, continuous speech, speaker independent, automatic speech recognition system and consequential database  
The present invention is embodied in a system and method for recognizing speech and transcribing speech in real time. The system includes a computer, which could be in a LAN or WAN linked to other...
6490550 System and method for IP-based communication transmitting speech and speech-generated text  
A system and method for IP-based telephone communication utilizing speech-generated text is disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention includes an interface to the Internet for sending and...
6490563 Proofreading with text to speech feedback  
A computer implemented system and method of proofreading text in a computer system includes receiving text from a user into a text editing module. At least a portion of the text is converted to an...
6490561 Continuous speech voice transcription  
A method and apparatus that provide for automatic speech transcription that may be used transcribe structured reports. The method and apparatus provide for speaker dependent, continuous speech...
6477491 System and method for providing speaker-specific records of statements of speakers  
A speech processing system for the generation of speaker specific text output. To automatically generate a transcript of a trial, hearing, or. meeting, the system uses microphones dedicated to...
6473734 Methodology for the use of verbal proxies for dynamic vocabulary additions in speech interfaces  
An application (50) utilizing a speech recognition interface (10) employs the use of verbal proxies to accomplish dynamic vocabulary updates. One or more proxies used by the application (50) are...
6457031 Method of marking previously dictated text for deferred correction in a speech recognition proofreader  
A method for marking dictated text for deferred correction or review of dictated text in a speech recognition system proofreader, comprising the steps of: displaying previously dictated text;...
6453294 Dynamic destination-determined multimedia avatars for interactive on-line communications  
Transforms are used for transcoding input text, audio and/or video input to provide a choice of text, audio and/or video output. Transcoding may be performed at a system operated by the...
6453292 Command boundary identifier for conversational natural language  
An apparatus for automatically identifying command boundaries in a conversational natural language system, in accordance with the present invention, includes a speech recognizer for converting an...
6449595 Face synthesis system and methodology  
A system and method for synthesizing a facial image, compares a speech frame from an incoming speech signal with acoustic features stored within visually similar entries in an audio-visual...
6446041 Method and system for providing audio playback of a multi-source document  
A multi-source input and playback utility that accepts inputs from various sources, transcribes the inputs as text, and plays aloud user-selected portions of the text is disclosed. The user may...
6442518 Method for refining time alignments of closed captions  
A method and apparatus are provided for refining time alignments of closed captions. The method automatically aligns closed caption data with associated audio data such that the closed caption...
6434526 Network application software services containing a speech recognition capability  
Speech recognition software is provided in combination with application specific software on a communications network. Analog voice data is digitized at a user's location, identified as voice...
6418410 Smart correction of dictated speech  
In a speech recognition system, a method and system for updating a language model during a correction session can include automatically comparing dictated text to replacement text, determining if...
6415256 Integrated handwriting and speed recognition systems  
A computer system with speech recognition system and handwriting recognition system are disclosed that work closely together to improve the total recognition accuracy of each alone. The...
6415258 Background audio recovery system  
A background audio recovery system displays an inactive status indicator for a speech recognition program module in an application program. To prevent losses of dictated speech when a speech...
6408271 Method and apparatus for generating phrasal transcriptions  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for generating phrasal transcriptions. The invention provides generating a group of word transcriptions for each vocabulary item in an orthographic...
6405165 Medical workstation for treating a patient with a voice recording arrangement for preparing a physician's report during treatment  
A medical workstation for treatment of a patient has a device for the electrical registration of voice signals, a device for continuously storing the registered voice signals and a communication...
6393399 Compound word recognition  
Recognition of a text string is improved by analyzing the text string with respect to information about expected patterns of the parts of speech of words in the text string and by modifying the...
6377925 Electronic translator for assisting communications  
An electronic translator translates input speech into multiple streams of data that are simultaneously delivered to the user, such as a hearing impaired individual. Preferably, the data is...
6374214 Method and apparatus for excluding text phrases during re-dictation in a speech recognition system  
A method and system for correcting misrecognized phrases in a computer speech recognition system prevents prior misrecognized text phrases from reoccurring during re-dictation. In particular, the...
6374215 Signal processing apparatus based upon selective conversion of audio signal to text signal  
Signal processing apparatus for providing a conversion of audio and E-mail signals received from a network interface 13 and for supplying the signals either to an audio reception device 80 in the...