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8880402 Automatically adapting user guidance in automated speech recognition  
A speech recognition method includes receiving input speech from a user, processing the input speech to obtain at least one parameter value, and determining an experience level of the user using...
8879130 System for capturing an image of a document  
A system for capturing an image of a document includes an input tray (30) for holding documents (20); an input imaging device (40) that captures an image of a first document in the input tray;...
8880407 Projector, projection system, and retrieved information displaying method  
A projector includes a display part configured to display a first image by projection; a retrieval object specifying part configured to cause a user of the projector to specify an object of...
8874446 System and method for funneling user responses in an internet voice portal system to determine a desired item or servicebackground of the invention  
A method of funneling user responses in a voice portal system to determine a desired item or service includes (a) querying a user for an attribute value associated with a first particular...
8874445 Apparatus and method for controlling output format of information  
An apparatus for controlling the output format of information is provided. The apparatus includes a communications unit configured to receive information intended for at least one recipient. The...
8874427 In-context exact (ICE) matching  
Methods, systems and program product are disclosed for determining matching level of a text lookup segment with a plurality of source texts in a translation memory in terms of context. The...
8874444 Simulated conversation by pre-recorded audio navigator  
A method is provided for a simulated conversation by a pre-recorded audio navigator, with particular application to informational and entertainment settings. A monitor may utilize a navigation...
8874540 Method for semantic classification of numeric data sets  
A system and method for semantically classifying numerical data includes using semantic classification techniques on ‘nearby’ non-numerical data to identify a context whereby opaque data sets of...
8874447 Inferring switching conditions for switching between modalities in a speech application environment extended for interactive text exchanges  
The disclosed solution includes a method for dynamically switching modalities based upon inferred conditions in a dialog session involving a speech application. The method establishes a dialog...
8868424 Interactive voice response data collection object framework, vertical benchmarking, and bootstrapping engine  
A method, a system, and computer readable medium comprising instructions for analyzing data of a speech application are provided. The method comprises defining a set of data collection objects for...
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...
8867708 Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu  
Embodiments of the invention provide a system for enhancing user interaction with Interactive Voice Response (IVR) destinations, the system comprising: a processor; and a memory coupled to the...
8868432 Audio signal bandwidth extension in CELP-based speech coder  
A method for decoding an audio signal having a bandwidth that extends beyond a bandwidth of a CELP excitation signal in an audio decoder including a CELP-based decoder element. The method includes...
8868426 Screen reader with focus-based speech verbosity  
The amount of speech output to a blind or low-vision user using a screen reader application is automatically adjusted based on how the user navigates to a control in a graphic user interface....
8868425 System and method for providing network coordinated conversational services  
A system and method for providing automatic and coordinated sharing of conversational resources, e.g., functions and arguments, between network-connected servers and devices and their...
8868427 System and method for updating information in electronic calendars  
Systems and methods for updating electronic calendar information. Speech is received from a user at a vehicle telematics unit (VTU), wherein the speech is representative of information related to...
8868408 Systems and methods for word offensiveness processing using aggregated offensive word filters  
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for identifying language that would be considered obscene or otherwise offensive to a user or proprietor of a system. A first plurality of...
8866606 Systems and methods for automated personal emergency responses  
A subscriber device for use in an automated personal emergency response system implemented as a conference bridge on a remote computing network. The device, intended to be worn as a pendant,...
8868403 Handheld electronic device with reduced keyboard and associated method of providing improved disambiguation  
An improved handheld electronic device having a reduced keyboard provides facilitated language entry by making available to a user certain words that a user may reasonably be expected to enter. In...
8868428 Integration of embedded and network speech recognizers  
A method, computer program product, and system are provided for performing a voice command on a client device. The method can include translating, using a first speech recognizer located on the...
8862473 Comment recording apparatus, method, program, and storage medium that conduct a voice recognition process on voice data  
A comment recording apparatus, including a voice input device and a voice output device for recording and playing back comment voice, includes a voice obtaining unit, a voice recognition unit, a...
8862523 Relational learning for system imitation  
Technologies pertaining to learning a computer-executable imitation system that imitates behavior of an existing computer-executable system are described herein. Behavior of an existing...
8862471 Establishing a multimodal advertising personality for a sponsor of a multimodal application  
Establishing a multimodal advertising personality for a sponsor of a multimodal application, including associating one or more vocal demeanors with a sponsor of a multimodal application and...
8862476 Voice-activated signal generator  
A voice-activated signal generator is a device to produce output signals responsive to spoken commands. The device accepts only predetermined commands and responsively generates specific output...
8862475 Speech-enabled content navigation and control of a distributed multimodal browser  
Speech-enabled content navigation and control of a distributed multimodal browser is disclosed, the browser providing an execution environment for a multimodal application, the browser including a...
8862477 Menu hierarchy skipping dialog for directed dialog speech recognition  
A method and a processing device for managing an interactive speech recognition system is provided. Whether a voice input relates to expected input, at least partially, of any one of a group of...
8862474 Multisensory speech detection  
A computer-implemented method of multisensory speech detection is disclosed. The method comprises determining an orientation of a mobile device and determining an operating mode of the mobile...
8862467 Contextual speech recognition  
A computer-implemented method can include receiving, by a computer system, a request to transcribe spoken input from a user of a computing device, the request including information that (i)...
8856003 Method for dual channel monitoring on a radio device  
A method for dual channel monitoring on a radio device as provided enables efficient use of communication network resources. The method includes receiving at the radio device a first speech signal...
8855998 Parsing culturally diverse names  
Provided are techniques for parsing a name. A name to be parsed is received. A culture of the name is identified. One or more name phrases from the name are identified. Statistics for the one or...
8855322 Loudness maximization with constrained loudspeaker excursion  
An original loudness level of an audio signal is maintained for a mobile device while maintaining sound quality as good as possible and protecting the loudspeaker used in the mobile device. The...
8856010 Apparatus and method for dialogue generation in response to received text  
A dialog generation apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive a first text from a dialog partner, an information storage unit configured to store profile information specific to a...
8856009 Multi-participant, mixed-initiative voice interaction system  
A voice interaction system includes one or more independent, concurrent state charts, which are used to model the behavior of each of a plurality of participants. The model simplifies the notation...
8856005 Location based responses to telephone requests  
A method for receiving processed information at a remote device is described. The method includes transmitting from the remote device a verbal request to a first information provider and receiving...
8849674 Voice interface to NFC applications  
Technologies for transferring Near Field Communications information on a computing device include storing information corresponding to services in a database on the computing device, receiving a...
8849670 Systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance  
Systems and methods are provided for receiving speech and non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands, transcribing the speech and non-speech communications to textual...
8849659 Spoken mobile engine for analyzing a multimedia data stream  
Systems and methods are disclosed to operate a mobile device by capturing user input, transmitting the user input over a wireless channel to an engine, analyzing at the engine a music clip or...
8849672 System and method for excerpt creation by designating a text segment using speech  
A method including displaying content on a display of a device, receiving a speech input designating a segment of the content to be excerpted and transferring the excerpted content to a...
8848027 Video conference call conversation topic sharing system  
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to a method for presenting topics of conversation during a call comprising: connecting, by a computer, a first device and a second device over a network;...
8849660 Training of voice-controlled television navigation  
Systems and methods for training voice activation control of electronic equipment are disclosed. One example method includes receiving a selection corresponding to at least one command used to...
8848026 Video conference call conversation topic sharing system  
Systems and methods are disclosed herein to a method for presenting topics of conversation during a call comprising: connecting, by a computer, a first device and a second device over a network;...
8849652 Mobile systems and methods of supporting natural language human-machine interactions  
A mobile system is provided that includes speech-based and non-speech-based interfaces for telematics applications. The mobile system identifies and uses context, prior information, domain...
8843375 User interfaces for editing audio clips  
Methods, systems and apparatus for editing audio clips. A computer-implemented method includes displaying in a user interface, a first audio clip including a first plurality of time instants and a...
8843359 Language translation employing a combination of machine and human translations  
A computer-implemented method of translating text from a source language to a target language includes the steps of (a) detecting a source language on a first communication device, (b) detecting a...
8842877 Postal processing including voice feedback  
System, methods, and computer-readable media. A method includes receiving a voice input, from an operator, corresponding to a mail item. The method includes performing a voice recognition process...
8843369 Speech endpointing based on voice profile  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for speech endpointing based on a voice profile. In one aspect, a method includes the actions of...
8843374 Voice recording for association with a dot pattern for retrieval and playback  
A link table is generated, voice information is associated by dot patterns, and then, voice information associated with the dot pattern is reproduced from a speaker when the dot pattern is read by...
8843373 Voice quality sample substitution  
The present invention provides a communication monitoring and analysis method and system. More specifically, the present invention provides a method for analyzing problems within a communication...
8843376 Speech-enabled web content searching using a multimodal browser  
Speech-enabled web content searching using a multimodal browser implemented with one or more grammars in an automatic speech recognition (‘ASR’) engine, with the multimodal browser operating on a...
8843849 Directional navigation of page content  
A system and method for displaying and navigating through structured content, such as a webpage, is provided. The content includes focusable elements, at least one of which is a non-enableable...