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9043208 System, method and program product for providing automatic speech recognition (ASR) in a shared resource environment  
A speech recognition system, method of recognizing speech and a computer program product therefor. A client device identified with a context for an associated user selectively streams audio to a...
9043210 Biometric voice command and control switching device and method of use  
A biometric voice command and control switching device has a microphone assembly for receiving a currently spoken challenge utterance and a reference utterance, and a voice processing circuit for...
9042562 Audio controlling apparatus, audio correction apparatus, and audio correction method  
According to one embodiment, an audio controlling apparatus includes a first receiver configured to receive audio signal, a second receiver configured to receive environmental sound, a temporary...
9043211 Low power activation of a voice activated device  
In a mobile device, a bone conduction or vibration sensor is used to detect the user's speech and the resulting output is used as the source for a low power Voice Trigger (VT) circuit that can...
9042598 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...
9043813 Inmate information center for correctional facility processing  
A platform application and methods of operation that integrate both native and third-party modules into an integrated environment on an inmate computing device is disclosed. Third-party modules or...
9037469 Automated communication integrator  
An apparatus includes a plurality of applications and an integrator having a voice recognition module configured to identify at least one voice command from a user. The integrator is configured to...
9037470 Script compliance and quality assurance based on speech recognition and duration of interaction  
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...
9037465 Automatic disclosure detection  
A method of detecting pre-determined phrases to determine compliance quality is provided. The method includes determining whether at least one of an event or a precursor event has occurred based...
9037468 Sound localization for user in motion  
Methods, apparatus, and computer programs for simulating the source of sound are provided. One method includes operations for determining a location in space of the head of a user utilizing face...
9037455 Limiting notification interruptions  
Techniques for a computing device operating in limited-access states are provided. One example method includes determining, by a computing device, that a notification is scheduled for output by...
9037466 Email administration for rendering email on a digital audio player  
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for email administration for rendering email on a digital audio player. Embodiments include retrieving an email message; extracting...
9037471 Image processing apparatus and control method thereof and image processing system  
An image processing apparatus including: image processor which processes broadcasting signal, to display image based on processed broadcasting signal; communication unit which is connected to a...
9037451 Systems and methods for multiple mode voice and data communications using intelligently bridged TDM and packet buses and methods for implementing language capabilities using the same  
A system for managing voice communications provides voice prompts in one or more particular languages or language variants. High level grammatical rules are defined for the set of voice prompts in...
9037459 Selection of text prediction results by an accessory  
A method for entering text in a text input field using a non-keyboard type accessory includes selecting a character for entry into the text field presented by a portable computing device. The...
9031845 Mobile systems and methods for responding to natural language speech utterance  
Mobile systems and methods that overcomes the deficiencies of prior art speech-based interfaces for telematics applications through the use of a complete speech-based information query, retrieval,...
9031293 Multi-modal sensor based emotion recognition and emotional interface  
Features, including one or more acoustic features, visual features, linguistic features, and physical features may be extracted from signals obtained by one or more sensors with a processor. The...
9031828 Systems and methods for multi-user multi-lingual communications  
Various embodiments described herein facilitate multi-lingual communications. The systems and methods of some embodiments may enable multi-lingual communications through different modes of...
9031833 Communication apparatus  
Provided is a communication apparatus for direct communication between networks of different types. The communication apparatus includes a transmission data selector determining whether or not...
9031829 Systems and methods for multi-user multi-lingual communications  
Various embodiments described herein facilitate multi-lingual communications. The systems and methods of some embodiments enable multi-lingual communications through different modes of...
9031840 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...
9031614 Method and apparatus for secure electronic business card exchange  
An electronic business card is provided with voice data associated with the card owner. In some embodiments, the voice data is a digitized voice sample; in other embodiments, the voice data is a...
9031849 System, method and multipoint control unit for providing multi-language conference  
A system for providing multi-language conference is provided. The system includes conference terminals and a multipoint control unit. The conference terminals are adapted to process a speech of a...
9031846 Voice recognition for performing authentication and completing transactions in a systems interface to legacy systems  
Method and apparatus for a user to access a systems interface to back-end legacy systems using voice inputs. Generally, a user such as a technician accesses a systems interface to legacy systems...
9026434 Frame erasure concealment for a multi rate speech and audio codec  
An audio coding terminal and method is provided. The terminal includes a coding mode setting unit to set an operation mode, from plural operation modes, for input audio coding by a codec...
9026446 System for generating captions for live video broadcasts  
An adaptive workflow system can be used to implement captioning projects, such as projects for creating captions or subtitles for live and non-live broadcasts. Workers can repeat words spoken...
9026441 Spoken control for user construction of complex behaviors  
A device interface system is presented. Contemplated device interfaces allow for construction of complex device behaviors by aggregating device functions. The behaviors are triggered based on...
9026444 System and method for personalization of acoustic models for automatic speech recognition  
Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for automatic speech recognition. The method includes selecting a speaker independent model, and selecting a quantity of...
9026449 Communication system and method for representing information in a communication  
The invention relates to a communication system having a display unit (2) and a virtual being (3) that can be visually represented on the display unit (2) and that is designed for communication by...
9026065 Methods and apparatus for resource sharing for voice and data interlacing  
Methods and apparatus for voice and data interlacing in a system having a shared antenna. In one embodiment, a voice and data communication system has a shared antenna for transmitting and...
9026439 Verbal intelligibility analyzer for audio announcement systems  
A device and method are disclosed for testing the intelligibility of audio announcement systems. The device may include a microphone, a translation engine, a processor, a memory associated with...
9020824 Using natural language processing to generate dynamic content  
Apparatus and method for using natural language processing (NLP) to generate dynamic content, such as but not limited to an audio/visual (A/V) presentation. In accordance with some embodiments, a...
9020822 Emotion recognition using auditory attention cues extracted from users voice  
Emotion recognition may be implemented on an input window of sound. One or more auditory attention features may be extracted from an auditory spectrum for the window using one or more...
9020819 Recognition dictionary system and recognition dictionary system updating method  
A recognition dictionary system includes a variant term accumulation unit, a variant frequency analysis unit, and a recognition dictionary update unit. The variant term accumulation unit is...
9020129 Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing human-assisted natural language call routing  
Techniques for routing a telephone call are provided. A call interface device of an interactive voice response system is configured to receive the telephone call from a caller. A level one agent...
9020825 Voice gestures  
A voice gesture is determined from characteristics of an audio signal based on sound uttered by a user. The voice gesture may represent a command or parameters or a command, and may be context...
9020806 Generating sentence completion questions  
The subject disclosure is directed towards automated processes for generating sentence completion questions based at least in part on a language model. Using the language model, a sentence is...
9015045 Method for refining a search  
A method for refining a search is provided. Embodiments may include receiving a first speech signal corresponding to a first utterance and receiving a second speech signal corresponding to a...
9015046 Methods and apparatus for real-time interaction analysis in call centers  
A method and system for indicating in real time that an interaction is associated with a problem or issue, comprising: receiving a segment of an interaction in which a representative of the...
9015049 System and method for a cooperative conversational voice user interface  
A cooperative conversational voice user interface is provided. The cooperative conversational voice user interface may build upon short-term and long-term shared knowledge to generate one or more...
9015048 Incremental speech recognition for dialog systems  
A system and method for integrating incremental speech recognition in dialog systems. An example system configured to practice the method receives incremental speech recognition results of user...
9013994 Distributed chassis architecture having integrated service appliances  
A distributed virtual chassis comprises scaled-out fabric coupler (SFC) boxes. Each SFC box has fabric ports and a cell-based switch fabric for switching cells associated with a packet among the...
9015050 System and method for targeted advertising  
Disclosed is a method of receiving an audio stream containing user speech from a first device, generating text based on the user speech, identifying a key phrase in the text, receiving from an...
9015693 System and method for modifying and updating a speech recognition program  
The system provides a speech recognition program, an update website for updating a speech recognition program, and a way of storing data. A user may utilize an update website, to add, modify, and...
9009052 System and method for singing synthesis capable of reflecting voice timbre changes  
Herein provided is a system for singing synthesis capable of reflecting not only pitch and dynamics changes but also timbre changes of a user's singing. A spectral transform surface generating...
9009024 Performing sentiment analysis  
There is provided a computer-implemented method of performing sentiment analysis. An exemplary method comprises identifying one or more sentences in a microblog. The microblog comprises an entity....
9009056 Voice dialog system with reject avoidance process  
The invention relates to a process for operating a voice dialog system and a voice dialog system which can be controlled over a telecommunications link by a communications terminal, a speech...
9009053 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...
9009055 Hosted voice recognition system for wireless devices  
Methods, systems, and software for converting the audio input of a user of a hand-held client device or mobile phone into a textual representation by means of a backend server accessed by the...
9009054 Program endpoint time detection apparatus and method, and program information retrieval system  
This invention relates to retrieval for multimedia content, and provides a program endpoint time detection apparatus for detecting an endpoint time of a program by performing processing on audio...