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8838451 System, 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...
8837690 Callee centric location and presence enabled voicemail using session initiated protocol enabled signaling for IP multimedia subsystem networks  
An architecture and method of voicemail based on session initiated protocol presence and location information of a callee is disclosed. A method of providing voicemail includes determining a...
8838453 Interactive input method  
A user input is received by a computing device. An interactive input module determines whether the first user input is a first character of a script for a supported language. If the first user...
8838450 Presentation of written works based on character identities and attributes  
A method is provided for presenting a written work. A character identity is recognized within a written work. Presentation information for the written work, such as a graphical scheme or an...
8831940 Hierarchical quick note to allow dictated code phrases to be transcribed to standard clauses  
A dictation system that allows using trainable code phrases is provided. The dictation system operates by receiving audio and recognizing the audio as text. The text/audio may contain code phrases...
8831951 Verbal labels for electronic messages  
Verbal labels for electronic messages, as well as systems and methods for making and using such labels, are disclosed. A verbal label is a label containing audio data (such as a digital audio file...
8831948 System and method for synthetically generated speech describing media content  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for providing an automatic synthetically generated voice describing media content, the method comprising receiving one or more...
8831929 Multi-mode input method editor  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, in which an input method editor receives composition inputs and determines language context values based on the composition...
8831955 Facilitating tangible interactions in voice applications  
Methods and arrangements for facilitating tangible interactions in voice applications. At least two tangible objects are provided, along with a measurement interface. The at least two tangible...
8831950 Automated voice enablement of a web page  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for the automated voice enablement of a Web page. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for voice...
8831952 Voice input device  
A voice input device includes: a mastery level identifying device identifying a mastery level of a user with respect to voice input; and an input mode setting device switching a voice input mode...
8831949 Voice recognition for performing authentication and completing transactions in a systems interface to legacy systems  
A method and system for a user to access back-end legacy systems via voice input. The user dials-in to a voice server using a portable access device. Using speech synthesis, the voice server...
8831763 Intelligent interest point pruning for audio matching  
System and methods for intelligently pruning interest points are disclosed herein. The systems include generating a plurality of distorted audio samples and associated distorted interest points...
8831957 Speech recognition models based on location indicia  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for performing speech recognition using models that are based on where, within a building, a...
8831953 Systems and methods for filtering objectionable content  
Systems and methods for filtering media containing objectionable content are described. Marker files that list the times objectionable content occurs in audio content (such as a song, podcast,...
8825490 Systems and methods for user-specification and sharing of background sound for digital text reading and for background playing of user-specified background sound during digital text reading  
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention would provide an exemplary coordinated music identification playlist editor with which a user (sometimes referred to herein as a playlist editor user,...
8825770 Facilitating presentation by mobile device of additional content for a word or phrase upon utterance thereof  
A method for presenting additional content for a word that is part of a message, and that is presented by a mobile communication device, includes the steps of: presenting the message, including...
8825488 Method and apparatus for time synchronized script metadata  
A method includes receiving script data including script words for dialogue, receiving audio data corresponding to at least a portion of the dialogue, wherein the audio data includes timecodes...
8825487 Customized audio data for verifying the authenticity of a service provider  
A method and a system for identity authentication are presented. In one example embodiment, audio data (e.g. a sound wave) may be received from a user. The audio data may be used to establish an...
8825470 System and method of providing a response with a different language for a data communication protocol  
A system and method of providing a response with different language options for a data communication protocol, such as Session Initiation Protocol, are disclosed. For example, data communication is...
8825484 Character input apparatus equipped with auto-complete function, method of controlling the character input apparatus, and storage medium  
A character input apparatus which makes it possible to suppress degradation of use-friendliness in a case where a visually disabled user inputs characters using an auto-complete function. In the...
8825478 Real time generation of audio content summaries  
Audio content is converted to text using speech recognition software. The text is then associated with a distinct voice or a generic placeholder label if no distinction can be made. From the text...
8825493 Method and apparatus for social network communication over a media network  
A system that transmits a request to initiate a communication session with a member device of a social network may include, for example, activating a speech capture element, maintaining activation...
8825020 Information access and device control using mobile phones and audio in the home environment  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed toward systems, methods and devices for improving information access to and device control in a home automation environment. Functionality of...
8825489 Method and apparatus for interpolating script data  
Provided in some embodiments is a computer implemented method that includes providing script data including script words indicative of dialog words to be spoken, providing audio data corresponding...
8818814 Accelerometer-based control of wearable audio-reporting watches  
Accelerometer-based detection for controlling audio-reporting watches, resulting in button-free operation. A wristwatch can use an accelerometer to detect the orientation and/or movement of a...
8818809 Methods and apparatus for generating, updating and distributing speech recognition models  
Techniques for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models are described. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech recognition for a wide variety of devices...
8818802 Real-time data pattern analysis system and method of operation thereof  
A method for real-time data-pattern analysis. The method includes receiving and queuing at least one data-pattern analysis request by a data-pattern analysis unit controller. At least one data...
8818804 Global speech user interface  
A global speech user interface (GSUI) comprises an input system to receive a user's spoken command, a feedback system along with a set of feedback overlays to give the user information on the...
8818815 Method and system for packetised content streaming optimisation  
A method of determining the speech content of a packet carrying speech encoded data missing from speech segment communicated by in a packetized data stream communicated using at least one VOIP link...
8812301 Linguistically-adapted structural query annotation  
A system and method for natural language processing of queries are provided. A lexicon includes text elements that are recognized as being a proper noun when capitalized. A natural language query...
8813046 System and method for internationalization encoding  
A system and computer-implemented method for transforming source code in an original natively encoded format to a locale neutral format, wherein data types and functions in the original format are...
8812300 Identifying related names  
Provided are techniques for identifying related names. A collection of names from different languages is stored, wherein each of the names has a native orthographic form and a romanized form. An...
8811592 Script compliance using speech recognition and compilation and transmission of voice and text records to clients  
Apparatus and methods are provided for using automatic speech recognition to analyze a voice interaction and verify compliance of an agent reading a script to a client during the voice interaction....
8812325 Use of multiple speech recognition software instances  
A wireless communication device is disclosed that accepts recorded audio data from an end-user. The audio data can be in the form of a command requesting user action. Likewise, the audio data can...
8812316 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...
8812171 Emotive engine and method for generating a simulated emotion for an information system  
Information about a device may be emotively conveyed to a user of the device. Input indicative of an operating state of the device may be received. The input may be transformed into data...
8812317 Signal processing apparatus capable of learning a voice command which is unsuccessfully recognized and method of recognizing a voice command thereof  
Provided are an apparatus and method for recognizing voice commands, the apparatus including: a voice command recognition unit which recognizes an input voice command; a voice command recognition...
8805668 On-demand language translation for television programs  
In an embodiment, a method of providing an on demand translation service is provided. A subscriber may be charged a reduced fee or no fee for use of the on demand translation service in exchange...
8805690 Audio notifications  
A computer-implemented method of determining when an audio notification should be generated includes detecting receipt of a triggering event that occurs on a user device; generating, based on...
8805691 Providing programming information in response to spoken requests  
A system allows a user to obtain information about television programming and to make selections of programming using conversational speech. The system includes a speech recognizer that recognizes...
8805689 Methods and apparatus to generate and use content-aware watermarks  
Methods and apparatus to generate and use content-aware watermarks are disclosed herein. In a disclosed example method, media composition data is received and at least one word present in an audio...
8805688 Communications using different modalities  
Communications between users of different modalities are enabled by a single integrated platform that allows both the input of voice (from a telephone, for example) to be realized as text (such as...
8805684 Distributed speaker adaptation  
Automatic speech recognition (ASR) may be performed on received utterances. The ASR may be performed by an ASR module of a computing device (e.g., a client device). The ASR may include: generating...
8805692 Personal audio assistant device and method  
A wearable device includes a housing for the wearable device, a first microphone within or on the housing, a communication module within or on the housing, a logic circuit communicatively coupled...
8805677 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...
8805673 System and method for sharing region specific pronunciations of phrases  
Systems and methods include transmitting from a server to a client device a list of common phrases of a language and voice recordings associated with each of the phrase, wherein voice recordings...
8805560 Noise based interest point density pruning  
Systems and methods for noise based interest point density pruning are disclosed herein. The systems include determining an amount of noise in an audio sample and adjusting the amount of interest...
RE45066 Method and apparatus for the provision of information signals based upon speech recognition  
A wireless system comprises at least one subscriber unit in wireless communication with an infrastructure. Each subscriber unit implements a speech recognition client, and the infrastructure...
8799000 Disambiguation based on active input elicitation by intelligent 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...