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US20120089399 Voice Over Short Messaging Service  
A method of operating a mobile communication device is described. A text message is received over a wireless messaging channel, wherein the text message contains a non-text representation of an...
US20060009975 System and method for text-to-speech processing in a portable device  
A system and method for providing high-quality text-to-speech (TTS) output in a low-complexity device is disclosed. TTS output is generated by a TTS system that resides on a high-complexity...
US20060020467 Acoustic signal transmission method and acoustic signal transmission apparatus  
The acoustic signal transmission method is based on generating a synthesized sound electrical signal by electrically synthesizing an audible sound signal and another signal different than the...
US20060085194 Speech synthesis apparatus and method, and storage medium  
Input text data undergoes language analysis to generate prosody, and a speech database is searched for a synthesis unit on the basis of the prosody. A modification distortion of the found...
US20110313771 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUDIBLY INSTRUCTING A USER TO INTERACT WITH A FUNCTION  
A method for audibly instructing a user to interact with a function. A function is associated with a user-written selectable item. The user-written selectable item is recognized on a surface. In...
US20080059190 Speech unit selection using HMM acoustic models  
A concatenating speech synthesizer concatenates selected speech units to obtain the desired synthesized speech. When desired speech units of phonetic and/or prosodic context are not available, the...
US20070150279 Word matching with context sensitive character to sound correlating  
Systems, methods, media, and other embodiments associated with word matching with context sensitive character to sound correlating are described. One exemplary method embodiment includes...
US20120150544 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECONSTRUCTING SPEECH FROM AN INPUT SIGNAL COMPRISING WHISPERS  
A system for reconstructing speech from an input signal comprising whispers is disclosed. The system comprises an analysis unit configured to analyse the input signal to form a representation of...
US20110066438 CONTEXTUAL VOICEOVER  
A method for providing voice feedback with playback of media on an electronic device is provided. In one embodiment, the method may include determining one or more characteristics of the media...
US20070078655 Report generation system with speech output  
A text- or data-to-speech architecture that communicates speech to a user based on data and/or input text. In an industrial automation environment, the input text can be generated by the...
US20120130717 Real-time Animation for an Expressive Avatar  
Techniques for providing real-time animation for a personalized cartoon avatar are described. In one example, a process trains one or more animated models to provide a set of probabilistic motions...
US20110054902 SINGING VOICE SYNTHESIS SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS  
A singing voice synthesis system is provided. The storage unit stores at least one tune. The tempo unit provides a set of tempo cues in accordance with a selected tune from the at least one tune....
US20090171665 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING AND MODIFYING NAVIGATION VOICE SYNTAX  
Techniques are described for enabling flexible and dynamic creation and/or modification of voice data for a position-determining device. In some embodiments, a voice package is provided that...
US20050060156 Speech synthesis  
In a speech synthesis technique used in a network (110, 115), a set of text words is accepted by a speech engine software function (210) in a client device (105). From the set of text words, an...
US20150025892 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TEMPLATE-BASED PERSONALIZED SINGING SYNTHESIS  
A system and method for speech-to-singing synthesis is provided. The method includes deriving characteristics of a singing voice for a first individual and modifying vocal characteristics of a...
US20090041215 System and method for IVR development  
In one embodiment, a system and method is illustrated as including creating a visual script containing a component that includes at least one of a function component, a decisional component, a...
US20080046246 METHOD OF AUDITORY DISPLAY OF SENSOR DATA  
At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a method of auditory communication comprising: measuring a data set; identifying the type of data set; obtaining the auditory cue associated with...
US20060190260 Selecting an order of elements for a speech synthesis  
In a method for selecting an order of elements which are to be subject to a speech synthesis, a voice input including at least two elements is received, wherein the at least two elements have an...
US20160336003 Devices and Methods for a Speech-Based User Interface  
A device may identify a plurality of sources for outputs that the device is configured to provide. The plurality of sources may include at least one of a particular application in the device, an...
US20140046667 SYSTEM FOR CREATING MUSICAL CONTENT USING A CLIENT TERMINAL  
A system for creating musical content using a client terminal, wherein diverse musical information such as a desired lyric and musical scale, duration and singing technique is input from an online...
US20060074672 Speech synthesis apparatus with personalized speech segments  
The present invention relates to a speech synthesis apparatus comprising:—means (102, 104) for inputting of natural speech,—means (106, 108, 110, 112, 113) for processing the natural speech to...
US20110093272 MEDIA PROCESS SERVER APPARATUS AND MEDIA PROCESS METHOD THEREFOR  
A media process server apparatus has a speech synthesis data storage device for storing, after categorizing into emotions, data for speech synthesis in association with a user identifier, a text...
US20070094028 Portable device with speech-synthesizing and prelude functions  
A portable device providing a speech-synthesizing interface is provided. The portable device includes a portable main unit being inputted thereinto, storing and processing one of a text data and a...
US20110144997 VOICE SYNTHESIS MODEL GENERATION DEVICE, VOICE SYNTHESIS MODEL GENERATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION TERMINAL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GENERATING VOICE SYNTHESIS MODEL  
A voice synthesis model generation device, a voice synthesis model generation system, a communication terminal device, and a method for generating a voice synthesis model all of which are capable...
US20120016674 Modification of Speech Quality in Conversations Over Voice Channels  
Techniques are disclosed for modifying speech quality in a conversation over a voice channel. For example, a method for modifying a speech quality associated with a spoken utterance transmittable...
US20090143982 Method For Operating A Navigation Device  
A method for operating a navigation device that includes an input device for inputting operator commands and/or locations, particularly starting points and/or destinations, a road network...
US20050137869 Method supporting text-to-speech navigation and multimedia device using the same  
A multimedia device supporting text-to-speech navigation includes a storage operable to analyze at least one multimedia file and store at least one text-to-speech voice file generated and received...
US20090055163 Dynamic Mixed-Initiative Dialog Generation in Speech Recognition  
Disclosed are a method (500), apparatus (100) and computer program product for generating a mixed-initiative dialog to obtain information for dialog slots. A composite grammar dependent upon a set...
US20140163990 TENNIS UMPIRE  
A system for communicating game information in real time by audibly announcing game information in human speech and in a preferred embodiment also visually displaying game information, the system...
US20080126087 Method and systems for information retrieval during communication  
Methods and systems for information retrieval during communication for use in a device having telecommunication capability. The device performs a communication. An instruction is received during...
US20080140405 Audio coding system using characteristics of a decoded signal to adapt synthesized spectral components  
A receiver in an audio coding system receives a signal conveying frequency subband signals representing an audio signal. The subband signals are examined to assess one or more characteristics of...
US20090132252 Unsupervised Topic Segmentation of Acoustic Speech Signal  
Disclosed methods and apparatus segment a signal, such as an acoustic speech signal, into coherent segments, such as coherent topics. In the case of an acoustic speech signal, the segmentation...
US20150380014 METHOD OF SINGING VOICE SEPARATION FROM AN AUDIO MIXTURE AND CORRESPONDING APPARATUS  
Separation of a singing voice source from an audio mixture by using auxiliary information related to temporal activity of the different audio sources to improve the separation process. An audio...
US20120095767 VOICE QUALITY CONVERSION DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE VOICE QUALITY CONVERSION DEVICE, VOWEL INFORMATION GENERATION DEVICE, AND VOICE QUALITY CONVERSION SYSTEM  
A device includes: an input speech separation unit which separates an input speech into vocal tract information and voicing source information; a mouth opening degree calculation unit which...
US20090299833 Messaging Gaming Patrons  
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes monitoring game play information transmitted from a gaming device to a server. The monitored...
US20080243509 Speech module  
A speech module (13) comprises an independent self-contained connector module or unit which is adapted to be releasably connected in series with the input to, or output from, a signal sensing...
US20060293895 Information processing apparatus capable of receiving digital broadcast program data, and method of protecting contents which is applied to the apparatus  
According to one embodiment, a digital TV tuner module receives digital broadcast program data including encrypted program contents. A descrambler decrypts the program contents included in the...
US20100070578 PERSONALIZED MESSAGE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND RELATED PROCESS  
The present invention provides systems and methods for transmitting personal messages to less traditional recipients. Some embodiments provide personalized message transmission systems with a...
US20130325477 SPEECH SYNTHESIS SYSTEM, SPEECH SYNTHESIS METHOD AND SPEECH SYNTHESIS PROGRAM  
A speech synthesis system includes: a training database storing training data which is set of features extracted from speech waveform data; a feature space division unit which divides a feature...
US20100070273 SPEECH SYNTHESIS AND VOICE RECOGNITION IN METROLOGIC EQUIPMENT  
An electronic test equipment apparatus is provided. A metrologic device is adapted for creating stimulus signals and capturing responses from electronic devices under test (DUTs). An auditory...
US20130166303 ACCESSING MEDIA DATA USING METADATA REPOSITORY  
A computer-implemented method includes receiving, in a computer system, a user query comprising at least a first term, parsing the user query to at least determine whether the user query assigns a...
US20060271366 Synthesized speech based testing  
In one exemplary method of testing an audio-based interface system, a prompt message to an operator is generated by speech synthesis. A response message from the operator is received in...
US20150206526 Method for outputting information by means of synthetic speech  
A method for outputting information by synthetic speech during voice communication over a multidirectional connection between a communication device of a first subscriber and a communication...
US20080154605 ADAPTIVE QUALITY ADJUSTMENTS FOR SPEECH SYNTHESIS IN A REAL-TIME SPEECH PROCESSING SYSTEM BASED UPON LOAD  
The present invention discloses a solution that dynamically adapts quality settings of a real-time speech synthesis system based upon load, which results in a proportional change in consumed...
US20100217584 SPEECH ANALYSIS DEVICE, SPEECH ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS DEVICE, CORRECTION RULE INFORMATION GENERATION DEVICE, SPEECH ANALYSIS SYSTEM, SPEECH ANALYSIS METHOD, CORRECTION RULE INFORMATION GENERATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
A speech analysis device which accurately analyzes an aperiodic component included in speech in a practical environment where there is background noise includes: a frequency band division unit...
US20140236602 Synthesizing Vowels and Consonants of Speech  
For speech synthesis, a vowel module sequentially applies a vowel filter set to form a vowel with a source signal. The vowel filter set is selected from a logical arc traversing a vowel filter...
US20150120303 SENTENCE SET GENERATING DEVICE, SENTENCE SET GENERATING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT  
According to an embodiment, a sentence set generating device includes an importance degree storage, a frequency storage, a calculator, and a selector. The importance degree storage is configured...
US20080215330 Audio Signal Modification  
A method of modifying an audio signal comprises the steps of analyzing the input audio signal (x) so as to produce a set of filter parameters (p) and a residual signal (r), modifying the set of...
US20080177548 Speech Synthesis Method and Apparatus  
A speech synthesis method includes selecting a segment, determining whether to conduct prosodic modification on the selected segment, calculating a target value of prosodic modification of a...
US20080137818 Call management methods and systems  
Call management methods and systems for use in a device having telecommunication capability. At least one communication event comprising a phone number, first communication content and...

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