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8692936 Captioning evaluation system  
A captioning evaluation system. The system accepts captioning data and determines a number of errors in the captioning data, as well as the number of words per minute across the entirety of an...
8694319 Dynamic prosody adjustment for voice-rendering synthesized data  
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for dynamic prosody adjustment for voice-rendering synthesized data that include retrieving synthesized data to be voice-rendered; identifying, for the...
8694322 Selective confirmation for execution of a voice activated user interface  
A voice-activated user interface for an application is described. The voice activated user interface invokes a speech recognition component to recognize audio input from a user. If the audio input...
8687777 Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu  
Embodiments of the invention provide a system for generating an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) database, the system comprising a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory...
8688453 Intent mining via analysis of utterances  
According to example configurations, a speech processing system can include a syntactic parser, a word extractor, word extraction rules, and an analyzer. The syntactic parser of the speech...
8688449 Weight coefficient generation device, voice recognition device, navigation device, vehicle, weight coefficient generation method, and weight coefficient generation program  
A weight coefficient generation device, a speech recognition device, a navigation system, a vehicle, a vehicle coefficient generation method, and a weight coefficient generation program are...
8688457 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, computer program, and broadcasting system  
The transmitting apparatus includes an encoder creating an encoded content signal by encoding the content, a generator generating sign language word identification information corresponding to...
8688434 System and method for using data to automatically generate a narrative story  
A system and method for automatically generating a narrative story receives data and information pertaining to a domain event. The received data and information and/or one or more derived features...
8688248 Method and system for content sampling and identification  
A method and system for content sampling (106) and identification is presented. A data stream is recorded, and samples of the stream are identified. Samples (106) can be initially taken at random...
8688456 System and method of providing a spoken dialog interface to a website  
Disclosed is a method for training a spoken dialog service component from website data. Spoken dialog service components typically include an automatic speech recognition module, a language...
8688444 System and method for mobile automatic speech recognition  
A system and method of updating automatic speech recognition parameters on a mobile device are disclosed. The method comprises storing user account-specific adaptation data associated with ASR on a...
8688446 Providing text input using speech data and non-speech data  
Systems, methods, and computer readable media providing a speech input interface. The interface can receive speech input and non-speech input from a user through a user interface. The speech input...
8682673 Computerized information and display apparatus  
A computerized information and display apparatus useful for providing information to a user via a display. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a processor and network interface and computer...
8682672 Synchronous transcript display with audio/video stream in web cast environment  
A system and method is described that permits synchronization of a transcript with an audio/video stream of a webcast. The system also permits a user to perform a search of the transcript and then...
8682676 Voice controlled wireless communication device system  
A wireless communication device that accepts recorded audio data from an end-user. The audio data can be in the form of a command requesting user action. The audio data is reduced to a digital file...
8682653 World stage for pitch-corrected vocal performances  
Techniques have been developed to facilitate the capture performances on handheld or other portable computing devices and, in some cases, the pitch-correction and mixing of such vocal performances...
8682393 Communication device and method for automatically recording numeric information in speech  
A communication device includes a communication unit, a speech recognition module, and a processor. The communication unit builds a communication between the communication unit and an external...
8682666 Speaker characterization through speech analysis  
A computer implemented method, data processing system, apparatus and computer program product for determining current behavioral, psychological and speech styles characteristics of a speaker in a...
8682677 System and method for automatically generating a dialog manager  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for automatically generating a dialog manager for use in a spoken dialog system. A system practicing the method receives a...
8682833 Benefits services privacy architecture  
A system and method of presenting benefits to a user of a computing device is provided. The method may include detecting user activities via a computer program executed on the computing device,...
8682674 System and method for facts extraction and domain knowledge repository creation from unstructured and semi-structured documents  
Provided are methods and systems that extract facts of unstructured documents and build an oracle for various domains. The present invention addresses the problem of efficient finding and...
8682665 Concise dynamic grammars using N-best selection  
A method and apparatus derive a dynamic grammar composed of a subset of a plurality of data elements that are each associated with one of a plurality of reference identifiers. The present invention...
8682654 Systems and methods for classifying sports video  
Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer readable media having programs for classifying sports video. In one embodiment, a method includes: extracting, from an audio stream of a video clip, a...
8682394 Color differentiating a portion of a text message shown in a listing on a handheld communication device  
A handheld wireless communication device includes features to send and receive text messages. The handheld wireless communication device is further equipped with a microprocessor configured to run...
8676590 Web-based audio transcription tool  
A computer-implemented technique for transcribing audio data includes generating, along a vertical axis on a display of a client device, an image representing audio content. The technique further...
8676579 Dual microphone voice authentication for mobile device  
A method of authenticating a user of a mobile device having a first microphone and a second microphone, the method comprising receiving voice input from the user at the first and second...
8676586 Method and apparatus for interaction or discourse analytics  
A method and apparatus for analyzing and segmenting a vocal interaction captured in a test audio source, the test audio source captured within an environment. The method and apparatus first use...
8676581 Speech recognition analysis via identification information  
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the use of identity information to help avoid the occurrence of false positive speech recognition events in a speech recognition system. One embodiment...
8676577 Use of metadata to post process speech recognition output  
A method of utilizing metadata stored in a computer-readable medium to assist in the conversion of an audio stream to a text stream. The method compares personally identifiable data, such as a...
8676904 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...
8675846 System and method for providing voice messaging with dynamic content  
A system and method for creating and distributing messages including dynamic content is provided. In one form, an entity provides a plurality of content segments for use in building a dynamic...
8676587 Computerized information and display apparatus and methods  
Computerized apparatus and methods for obtaining and displaying information, such as for example directions to a desired entity or organization. In one embodiment, the computerized apparatus is...
8676588 System for handling a plurality of streaming voice signals for determination of responsive action thereto  
Streaming voice signals, such as might be received at a contact center or similar operation, are analyzed to detect the occurrence of one or more unprompted, predetermined utterances. The...
8676589 Editing telecom web applications through a voice interface  
Systems and associated methods for editing telecom web applications through a voice interface are described. Systems and methods provide for editing telecom web applications over a connection, as...
8670978 Topic transition analysis system, method, and program  
The present invention provides a topic transition analysis system that determines a position on a primary media stream leading to a certain statement made in a language communication carried out in...
8670979 Active input elicitation by intelligent automated assistant  
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent automated assistant are disclosed. A user request is received through a conversation interface of the...
8670977 System and method of lattice-based search for spoken utterance retrieval  
A system and method are disclosed for retrieving audio segments from a spoken document. The spoken document preferably is one having moderate word error rates such as telephone calls or...
8670984 Automatically generating audible representations of data content based on user preferences  
A custom-content audible representation of selected data content is automatically created for a user. The content is based on content preferences of the user (e.g., one or more web browsing...
8670987 Automatic speech recognition with dynamic grammar rules  
Automatic speech recognition implemented with a speech recognition grammar of a multimodal application in an ASR engine, the multimodal application operating on a multimodal device supporting...
8670985 Devices and methods for identifying a prompt corresponding to a voice input in a sequence of prompts  
This is directed to processing voice inputs received by an electronic device while prompts are provided. In particular, this is directed to providing a sequence of prompts to a user (e.g., voice...
8666751 Audio pattern matching for device activation  
A system and method are disclosed for activating an electric device from a standby power mode to a full power mode. The system may include one or more microphones for monitoring audio signals in...
8667169 System and method for providing argument maps based on activity in a network environment  
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving network traffic associated with a first user and a second user; evaluating keywords in the network traffic in order to identify a topic of...
8666728 Visual feedback based on interaction language constraints and pattern recognition of sensory features  
A language model back-off system can be used with a user interface employing one or more language models to constrain navigation of selectable user interface input components. A user input...
8666750 Voice control system  
A voice control system allows a user to control a device through voice commands. The voice control system includes a speech recognition unit that receives a control signal from a mobile device and...
8666747 Providing information regarding interactive voice response sessions  
A user, using, for example, a web browser and application server technology, is able to consolidate and present session information, for example, from a multi-model session on a voice recognition...
8666729 Processing natural language grammar  
Creating and processing a natural language grammar set of data based on an input text string are disclosed. The method may include tagging the input text string, and examining, via a processor, the...
8666749 System and method for audio snippet generation from a subset of music tracks  
The disclosure includes a system and method for generating audio snippets from a subset of audio tracks. In some embodiments an audio snippet is an audio summary of a group or collection of songs.
8666730 Question-answering system and method based on semantic labeling of text documents and user questions  
A question-answering system for searching exact answers in text documents provided in the electronic or digital form to questions formulated by user in the natural language is based on automatic...
8666748 Methods and systems for communicating audio captured onboard an aircraft  
Methods and systems are provided for communicating information from an aircraft to a computer system at a ground location. One exemplary method involves obtaining an audio input from an audio input...
8660849 Prioritizing selection criteria by automated assistant  
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A user request is received, the user request including at least a speech...