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8768708 System and method for determining a personal SHG profile by voice analysis  
According to one embodiment of the present invention a computerized voice-analysis device for determining an S, H, G profile is provided (as described herein, such an S, H, G profile relates to the...
8762153 System and method for improving name dialer performance  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for improving name dialer performance. The method includes receiving a speech query for a name in a directory of names, retrieving...
8762145 Voice recognition apparatus  
According to one embodiment, a voice recognition apparatus includes a determination unit, an estimating unit, and a voice recognition unit. The determination unit determines whether a component...
8761410 Systems and methods for multi-channel dereverberation  
The present technology provides robust, high quality dereverberation of an acoustic signal which can overcome or substantially alleviate the problems associated with the diverse and dynamic nature...
8762852 Smartphone-based methods and systems  
Methods and arrangements involving portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are disclosed. One arrangement enables a creator of content to select software with which that...
8762469 Electronic devices with voice command and contextual data processing capabilities  
An electronic device may capture a voice command from a user. The electronic device may store contextual information about the state of the electronic device when the voice command is received. The...
8762155 Voice integration platform  
A voice integration platform and method provide for integration of a voice interface with a data system that includes stored data. The voice integration platform comprises one or more generic...
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...
8761373 System and method for determining IVR application flow from customer-service call recordings  
A system and method is provided for automatically generating an interactive voice response (IVR) application flow from recorded audio files of calls to or from an IVR system. The method includes...
8762138 Method of editing a noise-database and computer device  
The present invention relates to a method as well as to a computing device (20) for editing a noise-database (13) containing noise information, said noise information being derived from noise...
8762152 Speech recognition system interactive agent  
Methods and systems for performing speech recognition using an electronic interactive agent are disclosed. In embodiments of the invention, an electronic agent is presented in a form perceptible to...
8761381 Method for designing an automated speech recognition (ASR) interface for a customer call center  
A method of designing a customer interface for a service center, such as an automated speech recognition (ASR) self-service center. Customer activity to an existing service center is monitored,...
8762143 Method and apparatus for identifying acoustic background environments based on time and speed to enhance automatic speech recognition  
Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer readable media for identifying an acoustic environment of a caller. The method embodiment comprises analyzing acoustic features of a received audio...
8762156 Speech recognition repair using contextual information  
A speech control system that can recognize a spoken command and associated words (such as “call mom at home”) and can cause a selected application (such as a telephone dialer) to execute the com...
8762154 Method and apparatus of estimating optimum dialog state timeout settings in a spoken dialog system  
Example embodiments of the present invention may include a method that includes collecting caller response timings to each of a plurality of dialog states conducted during a call, and estimating a...
8756065 Correlated call analysis for identified patterns in call transcriptions  
A method of correlating received communication data with operational communication characteristics is provided. The method includes receiving audible input from a source in a communication over a...
8756057 System and method using feedback speech analysis for improving speaking ability  
A speech analysis system and method for analyzing speech. The system includes: a voice recognition system for converting inputted speech to text; an analytics system for generating feedback...
8756058 Speech recognition system, speech recognition result output method, and speech recognition result output program  
A speech recognition system in which, even when the user makes an utterance including a word that satisfies a predetermined condition such as an unknown word, such a fact can be presented to the...
8756063 Handheld voice activated spelling device  
A handheld voice activated spelling device includes a housing and a cover secured to the housing. A power source and microphone are mounted within the housing and control switches are operable from...
8756052 Methods and systems for a locally and temporally adaptive text prediction  
An electronic device is provided, having a locally and temporally adaptive prediction database.
8750120 Confirmed delivery of bridged unicast frames  
Systems and methods to reduce table lookups and network traffic are provided. A bridging device may receive a unicast frame to be bridged. The unicast frame may be transmitted to at least one...
8751232 System and method for targeted tuning of a speech recognition system  
A system and method of targeted tuning of a speech recognition system are disclosed. A particular method includes detecting that a frequency of occurrence of a particular type of utterance...
8751243 Dynamic context-sensitive translation dictionary for mobile phones  
A method and apparatus are presented for providing language translation assistance to a user of a mobile terminal. The terminal makes available a number of language translation services to the...
8751240 Apparatus and method for forming search engine queries based on spoken utterances  
A combination and a method are provided. Automatic speech recognition is performed on a received utterance. A meaning of the utterance is determined based, at least in part, on the recognized...
8751145 Method for voice recognition  
A voice recognition method that is used for finding a street uses a database including information about a plurality of streets. The streets are characterized by respective street names and street...
8751241 Method and system for enabling a device function of a vehicle  
The current invention provides a method and system for enabling a device function of a vehicle. A speech input stream is received at a telematics unit. A speech input context is determined for the...
8744856 Computer implemented system and method and computer program product for evaluating pronunciation of phonemes in a language  
A computer implemented method, system and computer program product for evaluating pronunciation. Known phonemes are stored in a computer memory. A spoken utterance corresponding to a target...
8744852 Spoken interfaces  
A spoken interface is described for assisting a visually impaired user to obtain audible information and interact with elements displayed on a display screen. The spoken interface also enables...
8744861 Invoking tapered prompts in a multimodal application  
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are described for invoking tapered prompts in a multimodal application implemented with a multimodal browser and a multimodal application operating...
8744858 System and method for voice based digital signature service  
Methods and systems for providing a voice-based digital signature service are disclosed. The method includes a first user sending a document to a second user for signature, and the first user also...
8744857 Wireless server based text to speech email  
An email system for mobile devices, such as cellular phones and PDAs, is disclosed which allows email messages to be played back on the mobile device as voice messages on demand by way of a media...
8744860 Apparatus and method for providing messages in a social network  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server including a controller to receive audio signals and content identification information from a media...
8745518 Touch screen input recognition and character selection  
A system and method of character input using a virtual keyboard, which may have a reduced number of keys. The virtual keyboard may be displayed on a touch screen and may include a plurality of...
8744855 Determining reading levels of electronic books  
Architectures and techniques are described to determine a reading level of an electronic book. In particular, words, phrases, clauses, and parts of speech of an electronic book may be tagged and...
8744859 Operation method of interactive refrigerator system  
An operation method of an interactive refrigerator system, includes displaying information about stored items corresponding to a speech input by a user, generating and outputting a response message...
8743388 Access to networked peripheral device for impaired users  
A method for controlling a peripheral device includes receiving input from a user at a workstation adapted to the user, determining whether the received input can be valid, generating a job ticket...
8745542 Gesture-based selection  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for gesture-based selection. In one aspect, a method includes displaying, on a user interface,...
8744851 Method and system for enhancing a speech database  
A system, method and computer readable medium that enhances a speech database for speech synthesis is disclosed. The method may include labeling audio files in a primary speech database,...
8738380 System and method for processing multi-modal device interactions in a natural language voice services environment  
A system and method for processing multi-modal device interactions in a natural language voice services environment may be provided. In particular, one or more multi-modal device interactions may...
8738377 Predicting and learning carrier phrases for speech input  
Predicting and learning users' intended actions on an electronic device based on free-form speech input. Users' actions can be monitored to develop of a list of carrier phrases having one or more...
8738370 Speech analyzer detecting pitch frequency, speech analyzing method, and speech analyzing program  
A speech analyzer includes a speech acquiring section, a frequency converting section, an autocorrelation section, and a pitch detection section. The frequency converting section converts the...
8738364 Adaptation of vocabulary levels for enhanced collaboration  
A mechanism is provided for adapting vocabulary levels in a collaborative session. A vocabulary level indicator is received for a first user in the collaborative session. During generation of an...
8738384 Method and system for creating natural language understanding grammars  
Grammars for interactive voice response systems using natural language understanding can be created using information which is available on websites. These grammars can be created in automated...
8737578 Method and device for enabling message responses to incoming phone calls  
A computing device is configured to receive an incoming communication from another computing device. The incoming communication may be for purpose of initiating a voice-exchange session. In...
8738358 Messaging translation service application servers and methods for use in message translations  
A method for message translation and a Messaging Translation Service Application Server (MTS AS) are provided for translating messages exchanged with, and among, social network services alike...
8738366 Related-word registration device, information processing device, related-word registration method, program for related-word registration device, and recording medium  
A search query of a search word entered by the user is received, the received search queries are stored in accordance with reception order, a preceding search query whose reception order is earlier...
8738376 Sparse maximum a posteriori (MAP) adaptation  
Techniques disclosed herein include using a Maximum A Posteriori (MAP) adaptation process that imposes sparseness constraints to generate acoustic parameter adaptation data for specific users based...
8731938 Computer-implemented system and method for identifying and masking special information within recorded speech  
A computer-implemented system and method for identifying and masking special information within recorded speech is provided. A field for entry of special information is identified. Movement of a...
8731942 Maintaining context information between user interactions with a voice assistant  
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A first task is performed using a first parameter. A text string is...
8731943 Systems, methods and automated technologies for translating words into music and creating music pieces  
Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for translating a natural language into music. Through systematic parsing, music compositions can be created. These compositions can be...