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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...
8661411 Method and system for testing sections of large speech applications  
A method and system for testing code within a speech application. A test file can be automatically generated to verify the functionality of a new section of code within a graphical call flow...
8660848 Methods and systems for detection from and analysis of physical signals  
In the method of these teachings for detection of physical phenomena from or analysis of physical signals, an improved Empirical Mode Decomposition method decomposes physical signals representative...
8660842 Enhancing speech recognition using visual information  
Speech recognition device uses visual information to narrow down the range of likely adaptation parameters even before a speaker makes an utterance. Images of the speaker and/or the environment are...
8660843 Management and prioritization of processing multiple requests  
Systems and methods are described for systems that utilize an interaction manager to manage interactions—also known as requests or dialogues—from one or more applications. The interactions are man...
8655664 Text presentation apparatus, text presentation method, and computer program product  
According to an embodiment, a text presentation apparatus presenting text for a speaker to read aloud for voice recording includes: a text storing unit for storing first text; a presenting unit for...
8655657 Identifying media content  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving (i) audio data that encodes a spoken natural language query, and (ii) environmental...
8655662 System and method for answering a communication notification  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for answering a communication notification. The method for answering a communication notification comprises receiving a...
8655659 Personalized text-to-speech synthesis and personalized speech feature extraction  
A personalized text-to-speech synthesizing device includes: a personalized speech feature library creator, configured to recognize personalized speech features of a specific speaker by comparing a...
8655665 System and method for multi level transcript quality checking  
Methods and systems for multi level quality checking of transcripts are disclosed. The method includes the steps of searching subsets of metadata associated with the transcripts, identifying a...
8655666 Controlling a set-top box for program guide information using remote speech recognition grammars via session initiation protocol (SIP) over a Wi-Fi channel  
A method may include receiving, via a Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) session over a wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) channel, a digital audio signal from a remote control configured to receive audible...
8654934 Multimodal interactive voice response system  
Multi-modal interaction with a telephonic device using a call handling system is enabled by receiving a call at an interactive voice response (IVR) system of the call handling system, the call...
8650031 Accuracy improvement of spoken queries transcription using co-occurrence information  
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for voice-enabled searching. Techniques include a co-occurrence based approach to improve accuracy of the 1-best hypothesis for non-phrase...
8650035 Speech conversion  
A speech conversion system facilitates voice communications. A database comprises a plurality of conversion heuristics, at least some of the conversion heuristics being associated with...
8650024 Generating address term synonyms  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating address component synonyms. In one aspect, a method includes determining that a...
8650030 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...
8648799 Position and orientation determination for a mobile computing device  
For multiple times in a time period, multiple data points can be received from an accelerometer and from a magnetometer that are included in a mobile computing device. For each of the data points,...
8645143 Systems and methods of performing speech recognition using global positioning (GPS) information  
Embodiments of the present invention improve content selection systems and methods using speech recognition. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a speech recognition method comprising...
8644803 Mobile contacts outdialer and method thereof  
A Mobile Voice Self Service (MVSS) mobile device incorporating a mobile contacts outdialer and method thereof. The MVSS mobile device may include a connection application operable to connect to at...
8644465 Method for processing audio data on a network and device therefor  
A method of processing a data stream comprising audio data exchanged over a network between a server (SERV) and at least one telephone terminal, the data stream corresponding to a telephone call...
8645138 Two-pass decoding for speech recognition of search and action requests  
Disclosed are apparatus and methods for processing spoken speech. Input speech can be received at a computing system. During a first pass of speech recognition, a plurality of language model...
8645140 Electronic device and method of associating a voice font with a contact for text-to-speech conversion at the electronic device  
A method of associating a voice font with a contact for text-to-speech conversion at an electronic device includes obtaining, at the electronic device, the voice font for the contact, and storing...
8645141 Method and system for text to speech conversion  
A system and method for text to speech conversion. The method of performing text to speech conversion on a portable device includes: identifying a portion of text for conversion to speech format,...
8639518 Information retrieving apparatus, information retrieving method, and computer program product  
According to an embodiment, an information retrieving apparatus includes a housing; an input-output unit to perform dialogue processing with a user; a first detecting unit to detect means of...
8639214 Communication device  
The communication device comprising a voice communicating implementer, a payment monetary value data transmitting implementer, a remaining monetary value data updating implementer, an automated...
8639515 Extending voice-based markup using a plug-in framework  
A method for extending supported voice markup. The method can include a step of identifying a reference implementation (RI) for a software component that interprets voice-based markup. The RI can...
8639505 Method and systems for simplifying copying and pasting transcriptions generated from a dictation based speech-to-text system  
A computer-implemented method for simplifying the pasting of textual transcriptions from a transcription engine into an application is described. An audio file is sent to a transcription engine. A...