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9041562 Controlling a voice site using non-standard haptic commands  
An apparatus and an article of manufacture for controlling a voice site using a haptic input modality include validating a haptic input from an instrument capable of accessing a voice site,...
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...
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...
9043733 Weighted N-finger scaling and scrolling  
In one example, a method includes receiving an indication of an input gesture detected at a presence-sensitive input device, where the input gesture includes one or more input points and each...
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...
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...
9037472 Method and system for facilitating communications for a user transaction  
Current human-to-machine interfaces enable users to interact with a company's database and enter into a series of transactions (e.g., purchasing products/services and paying bills). Each...
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...
9037462 User intention based on N-best list of recognition hypotheses for utterances in a dialog  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for using alternate recognition hypotheses to improve whole-dialog understanding accuracy. The...
9037473 Using a physical phenomenon detector to control operation of a speech recognition engine  
A device may include a physical phenomenon detector. The physical phenomenon detector may detect a physical phenomenon related to the device. In response to detecting the physical phenomenon, 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,...
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...
9031847 Voice-controlled camera operations  
A computing device (e.g., a smart phone, a tablet computer, digital camera, or other device with image capture functionality) causes an image capture device to capture one or more digital images...
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...
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...
9031848 User interface for searching a bundled service content data source  
Methods and apparatus for providing a search interface for an electronic device including a tuner configured to tune the electronic device to receive scheduled programming content. A search query...
9026447 Command and control of devices and applications by voice using a communication base system  
A first communication path for receiving a communication is established. The communication includes speech, which is processed. A speech pattern is identified as including a voice-command. A...
9025736 Audio archive generation and presentation  
A method, information processing system, and computer program storage product for automatically generating auditory archives in a customer service environment are disclosed. A communication link...
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...
9026438 Detecting barge-in in a speech dialogue system  
A method for detecting barge-in in a speech dialog system comprising determining whether a speech prompt is output by the speech dialog system, and detecting whether speech activity is present in...
9026914 Multi-sound audio interface system  
A computing device includes at least one processor; and at least one module, operable by the at least one processor to associate, for an audio interface, a first sound with first information, and...
9026448 User interface for entertainment systems  
Methods and apparatus for providing a search interface for an electronic device including a tuner configured to tune the electronic device to receive scheduled programming content. A search query...
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...
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...
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...
9020823 Apparatus, system and method for voice dialogue activation and/or conduct  
An apparatus, a system and a method for voice dialogue activation and/or conduct. The apparatus for voice dialogue activation and/or conduct has a voice recognition unit, a speaker recognition...
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...
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...
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...
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...
9009042 Machine translation of indirect speech  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating direct speech messages based on voice commands that include indirect speech...
9009046 System and method for disambiguating multiple intents in a natural language dialog system  
The present invention addresses the deficiencies in the prior art by providing an improved dialog for disambiguating a user utterance containing more than one intent. The invention comprises...
9002712 Voice-interactive marketplace providing promotion and promotion tracking, loyalty reward and redemption, and other features  
The invention provides a system, method, and business model for an information system and service having business self-promotion, promotion and promotion tracking, loyalty or frequent participant...
9002713 System and method for speech personalization by need  
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable storage media for speaker recognition personalization. The method recognizes speech received from a...
9002696 Data security system for natural language translation  
A method, computer system, and computer program product for translating information. The computer system receives the information for a translation. The computer system identifies portions of the...
9002714 Method for controlling electronic apparatus based on voice recognition and motion recognition, and electronic apparatus applying the same  
A method for controlling an electronic apparatus which uses voice recognition and motion recognition, and an electronic apparatus applying the same are provided. In a voice task mode, in which...
9002705 Interactive device that recognizes input voice of a user and contents of an utterance of the user, and performs a response corresponding to the recognized contents  
The present invention provides an interactive device which allows quick utterance recognition results and sequential output thereof and which diminishes a recognition rate decrease even if user's...
9002715 Information processor  
Information processor 1 includes display unit 30 for displaying an interface screen having function execution key unit 23 indicating a prescribed function for each function type, and interface...
8996379 Speech recognition text entry for software applications  
In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a mobile environment speech processing facility. The present invention may provide for the entering of text into a...
8996381 Background speech recognition assistant  
In one embodiment, a method receives an acoustic input signal at a speech recognizer configured to recognize the acoustic input signal in an always on mode. A set of responses based on the...
8996387 Release of transaction data  
For clearing transaction data selected for a processing, there is generated in a portable data carrier (1) a transaction acoustic signal (003; 103; 203) (S007; S107; S207) upon whose acoustic...
8996370 Transferring data via audio link  
Transferring data via audio link is described. In an example a short sequence of data can be transferred between two devices by encoding the sequence of data as an audio sequence. For example, the...
8996386 Method and system for creating a voice recognition database for a mobile device using image processing and optical character recognition  
A method and system for controlling a mobile device from a head unit using voice control is disclosed. The head unit receives a graphical representation of a current user interface screen of the...
8996375 Speech interface system and method for control and interaction with applications on a computing system  
A speech processing system which exploits statistical modeling and formal logic to receive and process speech input, which may represent data to be received, such as dictation, or commands to be...
8996382 Lips blockers, headsets and systems  
Systems and methods for inhibiting access to the lips of speaking person including a sound receiving device for receiving speech of a person speaking, the person having lips that move when the...
8994522 Human-machine interface (HMI) auto-steer based upon-likelihood to exceed eye glance guidelines  
The described method and system provide for HMI steering for a telematics-equipped vehicle based on likelihood to exceed eye glance guidelines. By determining whether a task is likely to cause the...
8996385 Conversation system and conversation software  
A first domain satisfying a first condition concerning a current utterance understanding result and a second domain satisfying a second condition concerning a selection history are specified. For...