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9043207 Speaker recognition from telephone calls  
The present invention relates to a method for speaker recognition, comprising the steps of obtaining and storing speaker information for at least one target speaker; obtaining a plurality of...
9026442 System and method for adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model restructuring  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable storage media for recognizing speech by adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model...
8996387 Release of transaction data  
For clearing transaction data selected for a processing, there is generated in a portable data carrier (1) a transaction acoustic signal (003; 103; 203) (S007; S107; S207) upon whose acoustic...
8996373 State detection device and state detecting method  
A state detection device includes: a first model generation unit to generate a first specific speaker model obtained by modeling speech features of a specific speaker in an undepressed state; a...
8977547 Voice recognition system for registration of stable utterances  
A voice recognition system includes: a voice input unit 11 for inputting a voice uttered a plurality of times; a registering voice data storage unit 12 for storing voice data uttered the plurality...
8947499 Rate control for a communication  
Methods and systems for communicating with rate control. A communication is sent and received from a first device to a second device over a network, wherein the communication comprises at least...
8949125 Annotating maps with user-contributed pronunciations  
Systems and methods are provided to select a most typical pronunciation of a location name on a map from a plurality of user pronunciations. A server generates a reference speech model based on...
8914278 Automatic context sensitive language correction and enhancement using an internet corpus  
A computer-assisted language correction system including spelling correction functionality, misused word correction functionality, grammar correction functionality and vocabulary enhancement...
8868431 Recognition dictionary creation device and voice recognition device  
A recognition dictionary creation device identifies the language of a reading of an inputted text which is a target to be registered and adds a reading with phonemes in the language identified...
8831942 System and method for pitch based gender identification with suspicious speaker detection  
A method is provided for identifying a gender of a speaker. The method steps include obtaining speech data of the speaker, extracting vowel-like speech frames from the speech data, analyzing the...
8812315 System and method for adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model restructuring  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable storage media for recognizing speech by adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model...
8812318 Speaker recognition in a multi-speaker environment and comparison of several voice prints to many  
One-to-many comparisons of callers' voice prints with known voice prints to identify any matches between them. When a customer communicates with a particular entity, such as a customer service...
8768706 Content-based audio playback emphasis  
Techniques are disclosed for facilitating the process of proofreading draft transcripts of spoken audio streams. In general, proofreading of a draft transcript is facilitated by playing back the...
8762149 Method for verifying the identity of a speaker and related computer readable medium and computer  
The present invention refers to a method for verifying the identity of a speaker based on the speakers voice comprising the steps of: a) receiving a voice utterance; b) using biometric voice data...
8751233 Digital signatures for communications using text-independent speaker verification  
A speaker-verification digital signature system is disclosed that provides greater confidence in communications having digital signatures because a signing party may be prompted to speak a...
8731940 Method of controlling a system and signal processing system  
A method of controlling a system which includes the steps of obtaining at least one signal representative of information communicated by a user via an input device in an environment of the user,...
8725508 Method and apparatus for element identification in a signal  
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for searching for an element sequence, the method comprising: receiving a signal; determining an initial segment of the signal; inputting the initial...
8706499 Periodic ambient waveform analysis for enhanced social functions  
Client devices periodically capture ambient audio waveforms, generate waveform fingerprints, and upload the fingerprints to a server for analysis. The server compares the waveforms to a database...
8688451 Distinguishing out-of-vocabulary speech from in-vocabulary speech  
A speech recognition method includes receiving input speech from a user, processing the input speech using a first grammar to obtain parameter values of a first N-best list of vocabulary,...
8676580 Automatic speech and concept recognition  
A method, an apparatus and an article of manufacture for automatic speech recognition. The method includes obtaining at least one language model word and at least one rule-based grammar word,...
8639508 User-specific confidence thresholds for speech recognition  
A method of automatic speech recognition includes receiving an utterance from a user via a microphone that converts the utterance into a speech signal, pre-processing the speech signal using a...
8630860 Speaker and call characteristic sensitive open voice search  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for open-domain voice-enabled searching that is speaker sensitive. Techniques include using speech information, speaker information, and...
8626508 Speech search device and speech search method  
Provided are a speech search device, the search speed of which is very fast, the search performance of which is also excellent, and which performs fuzzy search, and a speech search method. Not...
8626507 Systems and methods for extracting meaning from multimodal inputs using finite-state devices  
Multimodal utterances contain a number of different modes. These modes can include speech, gestures, and pen, haptic, and gaze inputs, and the like. This invention use recognition results from one...
8626505 Identifying and generating audio cohorts based on audio data input  
A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product generates an audio cohort. Audio data from a set of audio sensors is received by an audio analysis engine. The audio data,...
8612225 Voice recognition device, voice recognition method, and voice recognition program  
A voice recognition device that recognizes a voice of an input voice signal, comprises a voice model storage unit that stores in advance a predetermined voice model having a plurality of detail...
8612224 Speech processing system and method  
A method for identifying a plurality of speakers in audio data and for decoding the speech spoken by said speakers; the method comprising:receiving speech;dividing the speech into segments as it...
8571865 Inference-aided speaker recognition  
Systems, methods performed by data processing apparatus and computer storage media encoded with computer programs for receiving information relating to (i) a communication device that has received...
8571867 Method and system for bio-metric voice print authentication  
A method (700) and system (900) for authenticating a user is provided. The method can include receiving one or more spoken utterances from a user (702), recognizing a phrase corresponding to one...
8554566 Training and applying prosody models  
Techniques for training and applying prosody models for speech synthesis are provided. A speech recognition engine processes audible speech to produce text annotated with prosody information. A...
8548807 System and method for adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model restructuring  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable storage media for recognizing speech by adapting automatic speech recognition pronunciation by acoustic model...
8532989 Command recognition device, command recognition method, and command recognition robot  
A command recognition device includes: an utterance understanding unit that determines or selects word sequence information from speech information; speech confidence degree calculating unit that...
8521527 Computer-implemented system and method for processing audio in a voice response environment  
A computer-implemented system and method for processing audio in a voice response environment is provided. A database of host scripts each comprising signature files of audio phrases and actions...
8515753 Acoustic model adaptation methods based on pronunciation variability analysis for enhancing the recognition of voice of non-native speaker and apparatus thereof  
The example embodiment of the present invention provides an acoustic model adaptation method for enhancing recognition performance for a non-native speaker's speech. In order to adapt acoustic...
8489397 Method and device for providing speech-to-text encoding and telephony service  
A machine-readable medium and a network device are provided for speech-to-text translation. Speech packets are received at a broadband telephony interface and stored in a buffer. The speech...
8442825 Biomimetic voice identifier  
A device for voice identification including a receiver, a segmenter, a resolver, two advancers, a buffer, and a plurality of IIR resonator digital filters where each IIR filter comprises a set of...
8406382 Transparent voice registration and verification method and system  
A method includes registering a voice of a party in order to provide voice verification for communications with an entity. A call is received from a party at a voice response system. The party is...
8396711 Voice authentication system and method  
A user's voice is authenticated by prompting a user to say a challenge phrase from a list of predetermined phrases and comparing the user's response with a prerecorded version of the same...
8392188 Method and system for building a phonotactic model for domain independent speech recognition  
The invention concerns a method and corresponding system for building a phonotactic model for domain independent speech recognition. The method may include recognizing phones from a user's input...
8392189 Speech recognition using speech characteristic probabilities  
A speech recognition module includes an acoustic front-end module, a sound detection module, and a word detection module. The acoustic front-end module generates a plurality of representations of...
8386251 Progressive application of knowledge sources in multistage speech recognition  
A speech recognition system is provided with iteratively refined multiple passes through the received data to enhance the accuracy of the results by introducing constraints and adaptation from...
8374873 Training and applying prosody models  
Techniques for training and applying prosody models for speech synthesis are provided. A speech recognition engine processes audible speech to produce text annotated with prosody information. A...
8355916 Systems and methods for extracting meaning from multimodal inputs using finite-state devices  
Multimodal utterances contain a number of different modes. These modes can include speech, gestures, and pen, haptic, and gaze inputs, and the like. This invention use recognition results from one...
8346553 Speech recognition system and method for speech recognition  
A recognition result extraction unit and an agreement determination unit are provided. The recognition result extraction unit extracts, from a recognition result storage unit, N best solutions A...
8326625 System and method for low overhead time domain voice authentication  
A system and method are provided to authenticate a voice in a time domain. The initial rise time, initial fall time, second rise time, second fall time and final oscillation time are digitized...
8271278 Quantizing feature vectors in decision-making applications  
A system, method and computer program product for classification of an analog electrical signal using statistical models of training data. A technique is described to quantize the analog...
8265932 System and method for identifying audio command prompts for use in a voice response environment  
A system and method for identifying audio command prompts for use in a voice response environment is provided. A signature is generated for audio samples each having preceding audio, reference...
8255178 Method for detecting statuses of components of semiconductor equipment and associated apparatus  
An apparatus for detecting an operational status of a semiconductor equipment includes an audio frequency signal receiving unit and an analysis and determination unit. The audio frequency signal...
8244531 Method of retaining a media stream without its private audio content  
A method is disclosed that enables the handling of audio streams for segments in the audio that might contain private information, in a way that is more straightforward than in some techniques in...
8214212 Systems and methods for extracting meaning from multimodal inputs using finite-state devices  
Multimodal utterances contain a number of different modes. These modes can include speech, gestures, and pen, haptic, and gaze inputs, and the like. This invention use recognition results from one...

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